BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Adjusting Glass Slide/Tilt Sunroof Lid

Special tools required:

Necessary preliminary tasks:

If the glass slide/tilt sunroof is outside the adjustment tolerances, adjust as follows:

Adjusting glass slide/tilt sunroof unit:

Carry out the following step on one side first and then the other (first left, then right or vice versa):

Electrical Sun Roof Components
Fig. 46: Identifying Torx Screws

Distance setting:

Distance A between body and glass lid (without seal):

A= 5.8 +- 0.3 mm all round

Check same gap of glass lid and body with special tool 00 9 340. See DISASSEMBLY AID (2).

Slide special tool 00 9 340. See DISASSEMBLY AID (2) or similar between seal and insert. It must be possible to slide the card against the same level of resistance.

Slide glass lid towards front or rear until ideal position is reached.

Electrical Sun Roof Components
Fig. 47: Identifying Special Tools (00 9 341)

Height adjustment:

NOTE: Front glass lid must be adjusted first.

Check height of glass lid (1) in relation to body (2) with special tool 00 9 315.

Press glass lid (1) at front and rear towards top or bottom until ideal position is reached.


Electrical Sun Roof Components
Fig. 48: Identifying Special Tools (00 9 315)

Check function and adjustment.


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