BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Mechanical-Hydraulic


Necessary preliminary tasks:

NOTE: Extract brake fluid out of expansion tank. Use a suction bottle used exclusively for drawing off brake fluid.

Do not reuse drawn out brake fluid.

After completing work:

IMPORTANT: Do not mix up brake lines.

If necessary, mark before removal.

Brake lines must not be bent.

Close off connection bores with plugs.

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Unfasten brake lines (2).

Tightening torque 34 32 1AZ.

If necessary, release brake lines from holder on bulkhead.

Unscrew bolt (3).

Tightening torque 34 51 6AZ.

Pull hydraulic control unit with holder out of guide pins (4) and remove.

Fig. 96: Identifying Brake Lines And Plug Connection

When replacing hydraulic unit:

Release screws (1) and convert holder (2).


Tightening torque 34 51 5AZ.

Fig. 97: Identifying Convert Holder And Screw

When replacing control unit:


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