BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Oil Supply


Special tools required:

NOTE: To check the engine oil pressure, the oil pressure switch must be removed and the special tools installed and connected.

NOTE: A small amount of oil will emerge when the oil pressure switch is removed.

Have a cleaning cloth ready.

Make sure no oil runs onto belt drive.

Remove any remnants of oil immediately with cleaning cloth.

Remove oil pressure switch.


Tightening torque, 12 61 1AZ.

Install special tool 11 4 050 with sealing ring (1) in place of oil pressure switch.

Oil Supply
Fig. 707: Identifying Special Tool (11 4 050)

Check engine oil pressure with DIS Tester

Attach special tool 13 6 054 with sealing ring (1) and special tool 13 6 051 and connect to DIS Tester.

Check engine oil pressure with pressure gauge

Install special tool 13 3 063 and special tool 13 3 061 (pressure gauge).

Start engine and check engine oil pressure.

Specified value.

Oil Supply
Fig. 708: Identifying Special Tool (13 3 061), (13 6 051) And (13 6 054)


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