BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Connecting Lines

NOTES ON FITTING A NEW PIPE OR A SCREW CONNECTION

IMPORTANT: Do not kink, twist or crush lines.

Do not disassemble screw connection!

Fitting new screw connection:

Insert complete new screw connection consisting of toothed ring (1), banjo bolt (2) and assembly plug (3) into air spring/pipe connection of air supply unit.

Tightening torque, see 37 12 3AZ in 37 12 CONTROL AND SUSPENSION SYSTEMS, REAR

Remove assembly plug (3).

Connecting Lines
Fig. 54: Identifying Banjo Bolt And Assembly Plug

Slide new pipe (1) into banjo bolt (2) up to marking.

Check installation position of pipe (1) by pulling back slightly.

NOTE: The toothed ring (3) has engaged correctly when the pipe (1) cannot be pulled back.

Connecting Lines
Fig. 55: Identifying Pipe And Banjo Bolt

Fitting new pipes:

IMPORTANT: To avoid leaks in the air spring system, it is essential to avoid scratches on pipes in particular in the connection area!

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING PRESSURE LINES FOR OSCILLATING MOTOR/FRONT AXLE

Remove front pressure lines (1) (from oscillating motor to junction I at side in wheel arch).

Remove rear pressure lines (2) (from junction I to valve block).

Connecting Lines
Fig. 56: Identifying Front And Rear Pressure Lines

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING PRESSURE LINES FOR OSCILLATING MOTOR/REAR AXLE

Remove front pressure lines (1) (from valve block to junction I on vehicle underbody).

Remove middle pressure line (2) (from junction I to junction III on vehicle underbody).

Remove rear pressure lines (3) (from junction II on vehicle underbody to oscillating motor).

Connecting Lines
Fig. 57: Identifying Front, Middle And Rear Pressure Lines

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