BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Quality Standard


1.0 Recommended tools and equipment

2.1 Extracting punch rivets:

2.2 Drilling out punch rivets:

Only if extraction proves repeatedly unsuccessful or the rivet cannot be accessed with the universal riveting tool.

2.3 Drilling out blind rivets:

Only when a part is repeatedly replaced.

3.0 Blind riveting in conjunction with bonding

4.0 Setting blind rivets:

5.0 Setting blind rivet nuts and blind rivet bolts:

Use the blind rivet nuts and bolts supplied in the case of the manual riveting tool for steel only!


1.0 Recommended tools and equipment

2.0 Setting blind rivet nuts and blind rivet bolts:


 Safety At Work

1.1 Working with aluminum dust: Wear a fine dust mask. E52 only: Use an explosion-proof extractor system. Note national regulations. 1.2 Removing sealing materials Hydrochloric acid is created

 Stamping Vehicle Identification Number

Special tools required: 41 0 000 41 1 190 41 1 191 41 1 192 NOTE: If the stamped vehicle identification number is removed during repair work, it must be stamped in again. Read and comply with

 Straightening Aluminum Parts

1.0 Recommended tools Use only those tools specially intended for aluminum repairs. Do not use any tools that have already been used for steel repairs (contact corrosion). Do not use any sharp-e


 Radiator, Expansion Tank

CHECKING COOLING SYSTEM FOR WATER LEAKS Special tools required: 17 0 101 17 0 100 TESTER 17 0 113 17 0 100 TESTER 17 0 114 17 0 100 TESTER WARNING: Danger of scalding! Only perform this work after engine has cooled down. Checking pressure drop in cooling system: Open cap on coolant expansion ta

 V-Ribbed Belt With Tensioner / Deflect Element

REPLACING ALTERNATOR DRIVE BELT (N51) Special tools required: 11 3 340 IMPORTANT: Aluminium-magnesium materials. No steel screws/bolts may be used due to the threat of electrochemical corrosion. A magnesium crankcase requires aluminium screws/bolts exclusively. Aluminium screws/bolts must be re

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