BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Rear Trim Panel

REPLACING OUTER TAIL PANEL SECTION

Read contents of Body, General. Remove or cover those vehicle components in the repair area which are susceptible to heat or dust.

Spot-weld bonding is used on this vehicle. Observe specific procedure.

Use only approved spot-welding apparatus for repairs! Following new body parts are required:

  1. Rear trim

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 152: Identifying Rear Trim

Open weld joints (1).

Open brazed joints (2).

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 153: Identifying Open Brazed Joints

Carry over the work step shown symmetrically to the other side of the vehicle.

Open weld joints in areas (1).

Open adhesive bonds in areas (2).

Remove rear trim.

Installation:

Replace glued connection in areas (2) with plug welding.

Adjust rear lid lower section to fit before welding.

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 154: Identifying Open Adhesive Bonds Areas

REPLACING OUTER AND INNER TAIL PANEL SECTIONS

Read contents of Body, General. See 41 0 CONTENTS OF BODY, GENERAL.

Remove or cover those vehicle components in the repair area which are susceptible to heat or dust.

Spot-weld bonding is used on this vehicle. Observe specific procedure.

Use only approved spot-welding apparatus for repairs! Following new body parts are required:

  1. Rear trim
  2. Rear trim, inner

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 155: Identifying Rear And Inner Trim

Open weld joints in areas (1).

Open brazed joints in areas (2).

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 156: Identifying Open Brazed Joints

Carry over the work step shown symmetrically to the other side of the vehicle.

Open weld joints in areas (1).

Open adhesive bonds in areas (2).

Remove rear trim.

Installation:

Replace glued connection in areas (2) with plug welding.

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 157: Identifying Open Adhesive Bonds Areas

Carry over the work step shown symmetrically to the other side of the vehicle.

Open weld joints in areas (1).

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 158: Identifying Open Weld Joints Area

Carry over the work step shown symmetrically to the other side of the vehicle.

Open weld joints in areas (1).

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 159: Identifying Open Weld Joints Area

Carry over the work step shown symmetrically to the other side of the vehicle.

Open weld joints in areas (1).

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 160: Identifying Open Weld Joints Area

Installation:

Insert inner rear trim (1) at an angle and bring into position.

Adjust lower rear lid section to fit before welding new parts.

Rear Trim Panel
Fig. 161: Identifying Inner Rear Trim

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