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BMW X5: Front Axle + Steering: Wheel/Chassis Alignment Check Must Be Carried Out After The Following Work

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2024 Service & Repair Manual / Steering And Wheel Alignment / Electronic Chassis Alignment / Front Axle + Steering: Wheel/Chassis Alignment Check Must Be Carried Out After The Following Work

Electronic Chassis Alignment
Fig. 3: Identifying Front Axle Components

A wheel/chassis alignment check must be carried out after the following work:


Electronic Chassis Alignment
Fig. 4: Overview Of Steering

  1. Tie rod end/tie rod/gaiter
  2. Power steering gear
  3. Vane pump
  4. Oil container
  5. Bearing plate
  6. Sleeve
  7. Overview of steering (interior)
  8. Steering spindle middle section
  9. Steering spindle lower section
  10. Adjustment work
  11. Testing
  12. Troubleshooting


Electronic Chassis Alignment
Fig. 5: Overview Of Active Front Steering

  1. Power steering gear
  2. Eco valve (on power steering pump)
  3. Control unit


Electronic Chassis Alignment
Fig. 6: Overview Of Steering (Interior)

  1. Airbag unit
  2. Steering wheel
  3. Upper steering column casing
  4. Steering column
  5. Lower steering column casing
  6. Steering angle sensor


 Additional Work For Camber Correction

IMPORTANT: Changes in axle geometry caused by accidents must under no circumstances be rectified by camber adjustment! NOTE: The upper control arm may only be replaced if the camber is outside the s

 Information On Replacing Steering Gear After Accident Damage

Facts: In the event of accidents or driving conditions similar to accidents, shocklike loads can cause different types of damage to steering gears. When a steering gear is externally undamaged, it is

 KDS Chassis/Wheel Alignment Check With Load Up To Design Position

IMPORTANT: Carry out chassis/wheel alignment with DIN load only: If the technical preconditions for alignment with ride height input are not in place If, in spite of repairs having been carried


 Replacing Rear Left Outer Wheel Arch Section (Rear Left Side Panel Removed)

Read contents of Body, General. Spot-weld bonding is used on this vehicle. Observe specific procedure. Remove or cover those vehicle components in the repair area which are susceptible to heat or dust. Use only approved spot-welding apparatus for repairs! Following new body parts are required:

 Engine Adaptation Values

Engine adaptation values can be broken down into two categories: Additive Mixture Adaptation - additive adaptation refers to "long term fuel trim". These adaptation are made by the ECM (DME) at idle during "closed loop" fuel control. These values are measured in milliseconds and are expresse

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