BMW X5 2000-05

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



Wheel bearings cannot be adjusted and must be replaced as a unit and never be reused once removed.

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Collar nut
     
    Brake disc
     
    Drive flange by installing special tool 33-2-116, 33-4-201, 202 and 203
     
    Inner race from the drive flange
     
    Wheel bearing
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing
     
    Inner race to the drive flange. Torque the bolts to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
     
    Drive flange to the axle shaft. Torque the collar nut to 310 ft. lbs. (420 Nm).
     
    Brake disc
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Collar nut
     
    Brake disc
     
    Drive flange by installing special tool 33-2-116, 33-4-201, 202 and 203
     
    Inner race from the drive flange
     
    Wheel bearing
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing
     
    Inner race to the drive flange. Torque the bolts to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
     
    Drive flange to the axle shaft. Torque the collar nut to 310 ft. lbs. (420 Nm).
     
    Brake disc
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Collar nut
     
    Brake disc
     
    Drive flange by installing special tool 33-2-116, 33-4-201, 202 and 203
     
    Inner race from the drive flange
     
    Wheel bearing
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing
     
    Inner race to the drive flange. Torque the bolts to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
     
    Drive flange to the axle shaft. Torque the collar nut to 310 ft. lbs. (420 Nm).
     
    Brake disc
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

 
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