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BMW X5: Rear Axle: Wheel/Chassis Alignment Check Must Be Carried Out After The Following Work

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2023 Service & Repair Manual / Steering And Wheel Alignment / Electronic Chassis Alignment / Rear Axle: Wheel/Chassis Alignment Check Must Be Carried Out After The Following Work

Electronic Chassis Alignment
Fig. 28: Identifying Rear Axle Components

A wheel/chassis alignment check must be carried out after the following work:

MOUNT SECURING FIXTURE FOR VEHICLE ON LIFTING PLATFORM

Special tools required:

WARNING: Danger to life! Mount securing fixture for vehicle on lifting platform to prevent the vehicle from slipping off or tilting down.

Observe the following directions and instructions when handling the special tool:

  1. Prior to each use, check the special tools for defects, modifications and operational reliability.
  2. Damaged/modified special tools must not be used!
  3. No changes or modifications may be made to the special tools!
  4. Keep special tools dry, clean and free of grease.
  5. Impact screwdrivers may not be used!

IMPORTANT: Risk of corrosion! Touch up paintwork damage.

Re-establish wax layer.

Remove vehicle jack fixture with a suitable tool from side frame.

Installation:

Check fixture for damage, replace if necessary.

Electronic Chassis Alignment
Fig. 29: Identifying Vehicle Jack Fixture

NOTE: Following states can be selected on special tool 00 2 261.

  1. Vehicle unsecured
  2. Vehicle secured (after special tool is lashed to lifting platform arm)

Electronic Chassis Alignment
Fig. 30: Identifying Special Tool (00 2 261)

NOTE: The following procedure must always be carried out on the left and right sides.

Insert special tool 00 2 261 into opening in side frame with 3/8" extension and secure ratchet to body. To do so, turn lock through 90º up to stop.

WARNING: Danger to life! Check stopping of special tool 00 2 261 on side frame, correct attachment if necessary.

Electronic Chassis Alignment
Fig. 31: Identifying Special Tool (00 2 261)

Lash special tool 00 2 261 with tensioning strap 00 2 262 crosswise (as pictured) to lifting platform arm.

WARNING: Danger to life! Carry out tensile and visual inspection of tensioning strap 00 2 262 , correct position if necessary.

Electronic Chassis Alignment
Fig. 32: Identifying Special Tool (00 2 262)

CARRY OUT STEERING ANGLE SENSOR ADJUSTMENT

IMPORTANT: In vehicles with active front steering, steering angle sensor adjustment is integrated in the service function "Initial operation/adjustment for active front steering " and must not be carried out separately!

NOTE: Steering angle sensor adjustment must be carried out:

Connect vehicle to BMW diagnosis system or Software Service Station.

Select and carry out steering angle sensor adjustment under Service functions.

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