BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Front Lid

REMOVING AND INSTALLING HOOD/BONNET

WARNING: Danger of injury! Support engine hood in fully opened position with suitable apparatus.

IMPORTANT: Removal of the hood/bonnet must be carried out with the assistance of a second person.

NOTE: Carry over schematic representation to the relevant vehicle type.

Release nuts (1).

Remove hood lid.

Installation:

Install engine hood at screw locations to on hinge. This dispenses with the need for adjustment after installation.

If this is not possible, adjust engine hood.

Front Lid
Fig. 223: Identifying Nuts

ADJUSTING ENGINE BONNET/HOOD

IMPORTANT: Do not damage adjoining body parts.

Minor corrections (realignment work) are permitted if the existing adjustment options are not sufficient.

NOTE: Observe gap dimensions. Carry over schematic representation to the relevant vehicle type.

Slacken nuts (1) of hinges on left and right.

Hood lid must be able to be moved.

NOTE: If the adjustment range is not sufficient, release retaining screws of engine hood hinge on body and move hinge.

Front Lid
Fig. 224: Identifying Nuts

Retaining hooks must snap into place in locks.

Adjust engine hood.

NOTE: Vertical adjustment of engine hood to side panel by means of stop pads.

Front Lid
Fig. 225: Identifying Retaining Hooks

NOTE: Adjust height of hood/bonnet to front bumper by turning nuts (1) on retaining hooks.

Front Lid
Fig. 226: Identifying Nuts On Retaining Hooks

If adjustment is necessary, remove front grille.

Do not slacken nut (2).

Adjust hood/bonnet by turning spacers (1) on both sides.

Front Lid
Fig. 227: Identifying Nut And Spacers

IMPORTANT: Check function of retaining hook.

After installation:

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 Rear Lid

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 Other Flaps

REMOVING AND INSTALLING FLAP FOR FUEL FILLER NECK NOTE: The illustration is a schematic representation and is to be applied to the relevant vehicle type. Open fuel filler flap. Lever out lock (2) an

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 Removing And Installing/Replacing Wind Deflector

Necessary preliminary tasks: Open slide/tilt sunroof NOTE: Shown removed here for purposes of clarity. Pull plastic strip (1) on net of wind deflector out of retainers (2). IMPORTANT: Do not pull on the net so as to avoid tearing the net. Installation: If necessary, reinstall retainers in frame.

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