BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Distribution Box, Power


WARNING: Observe safety instructions for handling vehicle battery.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Release expansion rivet (1).

Remove insulating mat (2).

Distribution Box, Power
Fig. 143: Identifying Expansion Rivet And Insulating Mat

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Release bolts (2).

Disengage distribution box in direction of arrow.

Disengage emergency actuator (3).

Distribution Box, Power
Fig. 144: Disengaging Distribution Box

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Distribution Box, Power
Fig. 145: Identifying Plug Connection

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Remove distribution box.

Distribution Box, Power
Fig. 146: Identifying Plug Connection


Remove fuses and relays.


WARNING: Observe safety instructions for handling vehicle battery.

Notes and instructions on Intelligent Battery Sensor IBS.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Fold up covers (2).

Release nut (3) and remove cable shoe.

Tightening torque.

Fold up covers (5).

Unscrew nuts (4).

Tightening torque.

Using a screwdriver, expand locking bracket (6) at lower end and clip out.

Remove distribution box (2) towards top.

Distribution Box, Power
Fig. 147: Expanding Locking Bracket



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