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BMW X5: Removing And Installing/Replacing RDC Wheel Electronics

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2024 Service & Repair Manual / Wheel And Tires / Disc Wheels (Rims) / Removing And Installing/Replacing RDC Wheel Electronics

Special tools required:

NOTE: If a tire sealant has been used, replace the wheel electronics.

When a tire has been removed, do not clean the rim with installed wheel electronics with high-pressure cleaning equipment.

Do not treat wheel electronics with solvents, cleaning agents etc. If dirty, wipe with a clean cloth only.

Do not clean wheel electronics with compressed air.

IMPORTANT: If the wheel electronics have been removed, the complete valve must be replaced.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Labelling of wheel electronics

  1. Transmitting frequency of wheel electronics
  2. Large Torx socket
  3. BMW part number
  4. Tightening torque of Torx screw and union nut
  5. Width across flats of union nut
  6. Serial number of wheel electronics
  7. Date of manufacture of wheel electronics

Disc Wheels (RIMS)
Fig. 12: Labelling Of Wheel Electronics

Removing wheel electronics

Release Torx socket crew (1) and remove wheel electronics (2).

Disc Wheels (RIMS)
Fig. 13: Identifying Torx Socket Crew And Wheel Electronics

Release union nut with special tool 00 2 190 ; if necessary, grip valve insert (1) at cylindrical section of ball head.

Remove valve insert from rim.

Disc Wheels (RIMS)
Fig. 14: Identifying Special Tool (00 2 190)

Remove washer (1).

Disc Wheels (RIMS)
Fig. 15: Identifying Washer

Installing wheel electronics

Insert new Torx socket screw (1) in wheel electronics (2) and secure firmly.

Twist new valve insert (3) by hand approx. 3 turns onto screw (1).

NOTE: Do not tighten screw; wheel electronics and valve insert must be loosely joined together.

Disc Wheels (RIMS)
Fig. 16: Identifying Torx Socket Crew And Wheel El

Insert valve insert with wheel electronics into cleaned valve bore.

Here the radial bore (1) for gripping on the circumference of the valve insert ball head must point outwards.

Disc Wheels (RIMS)
Fig. 17: Identifying Radial Bore

Insert the brace (1) supplied with the valve into the valve insert bore.

Fit new washer and screw on new union nut (2) by hand as far as it will go.

Tighten down union nut (2) while using brace (1) to prevent valve insert from turning.

Installation:

Tightening torque 36 11 1AZ.

IMPORTANT: The screw connection must be tightened to the specified torque in one go! Do not under any circumstances retighten the screw connection! Remove brace, otherwise it may damage the tire.

Disc Wheels (RIMS)
Fig. 18: Identifying Brace And Union Nut

Press wheel electronics gently into well base and tighten Torx socket screw (1).

Installation:

Tightening torque 36 11 2AZ.

IMPORTANT: The screw connection must be tightened to the specified torque in one go! Do not under any circumstances retighten the screw connection!

Disc Wheels (RIMS)
Fig. 19: Identifying Torx Socket Screw

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