BMW X5 2000-05

Starter

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
When the battery is disconnected, the radio code, on-board computer and clock settings will be lost. The radio code should be obtained before disconnecting the battery or radio. Once the battery has been reconnected, the radio will not function unless the code is keyed in.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. If needed, read the stored fault memories from the control module.
  4.  
  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  6.  
  7. Set the ignition switch to theOFF
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Reinforcement plate
     
    Positive battery cable from the starter
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Heat shield (4.4L and 4.6L)
     
    Starter from the transmission mount
     
    Control leads (3.0L)
     
    Starter
     

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter to transmission mount
     
    Control leads (3.0L)
     
    Heat shield (4.4L and 4.6L); torque bolts to 38 ft. lbs. (47 Nm).
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Positive battery cable to the starter
     
    Reinforcement plate
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  


NOTE
When the battery is disconnected, the radio code, on-board computer and clock settings will be lost. The radio code should be obtained before disconnecting the battery or radio. Once the battery has been reconnected, the radio will not function unless the code is keyed in.

  1. If needed, read the stored fault memories from the control module.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Set the ignition switch to the OFF position.
  6.  
  7. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Reinforcement plate
     
    Positive battery cable from the starter
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Heat shield
     
    Starter from the transmission mount
     
    Starter
     

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter to the transmission mount
     
    Heat shield. Torque the bolts to 38 ft. lbs. (47 Nm).
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Positive battery cable to the starter
     
    Reinforcement plate
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  


NOTE
When the battery is disconnected, the radio code, on-board computer and clock settings will be lost. The radio code should be obtained before disconnecting the battery or radio. Once the battery has been reconnected, the radio will not function unless the code is keyed in.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. If needed, read the stored fault memories from the control module.
  4.  
  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  6.  
  7. Set the ignition switch to the OFF position.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Reinforcement plate
     
    Positive battery cable from the starter
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Heat shield (4.4L and 4.6L)
     
    Starter from the transmission mount
     
    Control leads (3.0L)
     
    Starter
     

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter to transmission mount
     
    Control leads (3.0L)
     
    Heat shield (4.4L and 4.6L); torque bolts to 38 ft. lbs. (47 Nm).
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Positive battery cable to the starter
     
    Reinforcement plate
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

 
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