BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Exhaust System, Complete

REMOVING AND INSTALLING COMPLETE EXHAUST SYSTEM (N62TU)

Special tools required:

WARNING: Scalding hazard! Only perform this work after engine has cooled down.

Danger of injury! Removal of the exhaust system must be carried out with the assistance of a second person.

Support exhaust system with special tool 31 2 220.

Exhaust System, Complete
Fig. 1: Identifying Special Tool (31 2 220)

NOTE: Procedure is for the left side. Right side is identical.

Unfasten screw connection.

Slacken ball band clamp (1) from exhaust pipe.

Installation:

Exhaust System, Complete
Fig. 2: Locating Screw

Release screws and remove holder (1).

Tightening torque 18 20 1A.

Exhaust System, Complete
Fig. 3: Locating Screws

Release screws and remove holder (1).

Tightening torque 18 20 1A.

Exhaust System, Complete
Fig. 4: Identifying Holder

Release screws and remove holder (1).

Tightening torque 18 20 2A.

Exhaust System, Complete
Fig. 5: Locating Screws

Release screws and remove holder (1).

Tightening torque 18 20 3A.

NOTE: Texts refer to and illustrations show the left side. The procedure is identical for the right side.

Lower and remove exhaust system with assistance of a second person.

Exhaust System, Complete
Fig. 6: Locating Screws

Installation:

Align both tail pipes (1) of rear muffler in each case centrally to openings in rear apron.

Exhaust System, Complete
Fig. 7: Identifying Tail Pipes

Installation:

Check rubber mount for damage, replace if necessary.

Check exhaust system for leaks.

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