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.

Tightening torque 12 12 1AZ0.

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


 Ignition Coil

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 Electronic Switching On Or Control Unit

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

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 Wireless charging tray

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 Fuel System Testing

Fuel systems need to be checked for proper fuel pressure as well as sufficient volume. When diagnosing fuel system complaints, you must take into account the type of fuel system and how the fuel is delivered to the engine. Malfunctions in the fuel system can cause driveability complaints which in

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