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BMW X5: Removing And Installing/Replacing Fuel Pump (Petrol/Gasoline Vehicles)

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2024 Service & Repair Manual / Engine / Fuel Supply System / Fuel Pump / Removing And Installing/Replacing Fuel Pump (Petrol/Gasoline Vehicles)

Special tools required:


Fuel escapes when fuel lines are detached. Have a suitable collecting container ready.

Catch and dispose of escaping fuel.

Observe country-specific waste-disposal regulations.

IMPORTANT: Ensure adequate ventilation in the place of work! Ensure absolute cleanliness when working on the open fuel tank.

Contaminants in the fuel tank can impair driving operation or may even result in vehicle breakdown!

Before starting the engine for the first time:

Check transfer function of suction jet pump.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

For vehicles with 2 seat rows only:

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Remove cover (2).

Fuel Pump
Fig. 53: Identifying Plug Connection And Cover

Release nuts (1) and remove cover for service opening (2) from right side of fuel tank.

Fuel Pump
Fig. 54: Identifying Nuts And Cover For Service Opening

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Unlock quick-release fastener (2) and detach vent line.

If necessary, unlock quick-release fastener (3) for fuel feed line of independent heating and detach.

If necessary, disconnect plug connection (4) for independent heating fuel pump.

Fuel Pump
Fig. 55: Identifying Plug Connection And Quick-Release Fastener

Lever out remainder of torque break off head (1) with a screwdriver in direction of arrow.

Release hose clip of clamping ring (2) completely.

NOTE: A flexible extension can be used to release the hose clamp, e.g. special tool 00 9 252.

Press clamping ring (2) part at open end in direction of arrow and remove.

Fuel Pump
Fig. 56: Identifying Break off Head And Clamping Ring


Make sure that service cover is installed in correct position.

Indentation (2) on clamping ring must line up with raised section (1) of tank.

Pin on service cover (3) must line up with indentation on clamping ring.

Hose clip with torque break off head (4) must always be replaced.

Tighten hose clip until torque break off head (4) breaks off.

Fuel Pump
Fig. 57: Identifying Indentation, Service Cover And Break off


Seal (1) must always be replaced.

Fuel Pump
Fig. 58: Identifying Seal

Disconnect grounding cable (1) towards top.

IMPORTANT: Grounding cable (1) must be replaced if it has been detached once!

Fuel Pump
Fig. 59: Identifying Grounding Cable

Carefully raise service cover.

Unclip plastic tube (1).

Unlock and disconnect quick-connect coupling (2).

Remove fuel pump.

IMPORTANT: Catch escaping fuel in suitable container.

No fuel is permitted to get into the interior!

Fuel Pump
Fig. 60: Identifying Plastic Tube And Quick-Connect Coupling

With fuel pump remove, disconnect plug connection (1) and replace grounding cable (2).

Fuel Pump
Fig. 61: Identifying Plug Connection And Grounding Cable


Necessary preliminary tasks:

Unlock and disconnect quick-connect coupling (1).

Release screws (2) and remove dust filter (3).

Fuel Pump
Fig. 62: Identifying Quick-Connect Coupling, Screws And Dust Filter


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

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Release screws (1) and remove battery cover towards top.

Unlock plug connections (1) and disconnect.

Release nuts (2) and remove control unit.

(Internal nut must only be slackened).


Tightening torque 16 14 1AZ.



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