BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Ignition Wires, Spark

REPLACING ALL SPARK PLUGS (N42, N40, N46, N45, N52, N52K, N51)

Special tools required:

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Unscrew spark plugs with special tool 12 1 171.


Tighten down spark plugs with special tool 12 1 171and special tool 12 1 200 (torque limiter).

Without special tool 12 1 200, observe tightening torque. See 12 1 200 TORQUE LIMITER 30 NM.

Tightening torque 12 12 1AZ0.

Ignition Wires, Spark
Fig. 1: Identifying Special Tool (12 1 171) And (12 1 172)


 Ignition Coil

NOTES ON CHECKING IGNITION SYSTEM Troubleshooting -> Fault in fuel injection system -> Spark plug faults -> Ignition coil faults -> Further fault patterns with evaluation -> Additional

 Electronic Switching On Or Control Unit

 Replacing Crankshaft Pulse Generator (N52, N52K, N51, N53)

IMPORTANT: Read and comply with notes on protection against electrostatic damage (ESD protection). IMPORTANT: Aluminum-magnesium materials. No steel screws/bolts may be used due to the threat of ele


 Setting the speed - Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function ACC

Setting the speed Maintaining and storing the speed Press the rocker switch up or down once while the system is interrupted. The system will be activated. The current speed is maintained and stored as desired speed. The stored speed is displayed on the speedometer. DSC Dynamic Stability Control

 Safety Instructions For Handling Oil

WARNING: Danger of poisoning if oil is ingested/absorbed through the skin! Risk of injury if oil comes into contact with eyes and skin! Recycling: Observe country-specific waste-disposal regulations. Measures if oil is unintentionally released: Personal precautionary measures: Danger of slipping!

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