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BMW X5: Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING OIL PRESSURE SENSOR (N52, N52K, N51, N54, N53)

Necessary preliminary tasks:

WARNING: Scalding hazard! Only perform this task on an engine that has cooled down.

Installation location:

Oil filter housing, front left.

Engine oil may emerge when oil pressure sensor is replaced; have a cleaning cloth ready.

Unlock plug (1) and remove.

Release oil pressure sensor (2).

Tightening torque 12 61 1AZ.

Installation:

Check engine oil level, top up engine oil if necessary.

Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe
Fig. 70: Pressing Lock

Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe
Fig. 71: Unclipping Pull Cable

Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe
Fig. 72: Locating Cross-Brace

Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe
Fig. 73: Locating Plug Connector And Oil Pressure Switch

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING OIL PRESSURE SENSOR (N52K)

WARNING: Scalding hazard! Only perform this task on an engine that has cooled down.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Installation location:

Oil filter housing, front left.

Engine oil may emerge when oil pressure sensor is replaced; have a cleaning cloth ready.

Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe
Fig. 74: Pressing Lock

Unlock plug (1) and remove.

Release oil pressure sensor (2).

Tightening torque, 12 61 1AZ.

Installation:

Check engine oil level, top up engine oil if necessary.

Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe
Fig. 75: Unclipping Pull Cable

Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe
Fig. 76: Locating Cross-Brace

Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe
Fig. 77: Locating Plug Connector And Oil Pressure Switch

REPLACING ENGINE OIL LEVEL SENSOR (N52, N52K, N51, N46, N54, N53)

IMPORTANT: Read and comply with notes on protection against electrostatic damage (ESD protection).

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Unlock plug (1) and remove.

Unscrew nuts.

Tightening torque 12 61 2AZ.

Remove level switch (2).

Installation:

Clean sealing face on oil sump.

Replace seal on level switch.

An excessively low torque value will result in oil leaks.

An excessively high torque value will result in damage to the oil level switch.

Top up engine oil.

Oil Pressure, Oil Tempe
Fig. 78: Identifying Level Switch And Plug Connector

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