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BMW X5: Removing And Installing/Replacing Rocker Arms On Left Inlet Side (N62 From 9/03 And N62TU)

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2024 Service & Repair Manual / Engine / Engine (N62TU V8) / Rocker Arm With Bearing / Removing And Installing/Replacing Rocker Arms On Left Inlet Side (N62 From 9/03 And N62TU)

Special tools required:

(cylinder bank 5 to 8)

Removal of rocker arms is described separately from installation.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

IMPORTANT: The inlet camshaft must first be rotated so that when the bearing bracket is removed the intermediate levers do not slip out and damage the camshaft.

Rotate inlet camshaft against direction of rotation until lettering (1) on 8th cylinder points upwards in cylinder axis and cam is horizontal.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 457: Locating Camshaft Numbers

IMPORTANT: Camshaft bearing caps of cylinders 1 to 4 and 5 to 8 must not be mixed up.

NOTE: Bearing caps of inlet camshaft are marked on cylinder bank 5 to 8 with R E1 to R E5 from inlet side.

Release nuts and remove bearing cap R E1.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 458: Locating Camshaft Bearing Caps Nut

Release 8 nuts of bearing bracket (1) from outside to inside.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 459: Locating Nuts Of Bearing Bracket

Clamp special tool 11 9 470 as illustrated in a vice.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 460: Identifying Special Tool (11 9 470)

IMPORTANT: Do not tilt bearing bracket (1).

Carefully lift out bearing bracket (1).

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 461: Identifying Bearing Bracket

Place bearing bracket (1) with inlet camshaft and eccentric shaft as illustrated on special tool 11 9 470.

Secure bearing bracket (1) with a nut (special tool 11 9 473 ).

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 462: Identifying Special Tool (11 9 470) And (11 9 473)

IMPORTANT: The lower section of the bearing bracket (1) is machined with the cylinder head and must not be mixed up.

NOTE: Lower section of bearing bracket (1) remains on cylinder head.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 463: Identifying Lower Section Of Bearing Bracket On Cylinder Head

IMPORTANT: Rocker arms (1) are divided into individual tolerance classes.

The tolerance classes are designated as illustrated with the numbers from 1 to 4.

Used rocker arms (1) may only be reused in the same position.

Remove rocker arms (1) on inlet side and set aside in neat order.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 464: Locating Rocker Arms On Inlet Side

Replacement only:

When replacing rocker arms (1) on inlet side:

Rocker arms have new tolerance classes and must be assigned to the old tolerance classes and fitted in the same position.

Old = new 2A

1

Old = new 2A

2

Old = new 2B

3

Old = new 2B

4

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 465: Identifying Rocker Arms Number

Installation:

Installation of rocker arms is described separately from removal.

Clean all bearings and cams of inlet camshaft and lubricate with engine oil.

Ends of compression rings (1) point upwards.

Make sure compression rings (1) are engaged at ends.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 466: Locating Compression Rings

Install rocker arms (1) on inlet side.

IMPORTANT: Rocker arms (1) slip slightly when bearing bracket is fitted.

Make sure rocker arms (1) are secured as illustrated on hydraulic valve clearance compensating elements and on valves.

Align rockers (1) straight.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 467: Identifying Rocker Arms

Remove special tool 11 9 473.

Remove bearing bracket (1) from special tool 11 9 470.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 468: Identifying Special Tool (11 9 470) And (11 9 473)

IMPORTANT: Do not tilt bearing bracket (1).

Lower bearing bracket (1) from above and carefully bring into contact with cylinder head.

Insert nuts and tighten by hand without play.

IMPORTANT: Make sure none of the intermediate levers or rocker arms have slipped out.

Tighten down nuts from inside to outside.

Tightening torque 11 31 1AZ.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 469: Locating Nuts Of Bearing Bracket

IMPORTANT: Camshaft bearing caps of cylinders 1 to 4 and 5 to 8 must not be mixed up.

Fit bearing cap R E1 in such a way that marking is legible from inlet side.

Install nuts and tighten down.

Tightening torque 11 31 1AZ.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 470: Locating Camshaft Bearing Caps Nut

Rotate inlet camshaft in direction of rotation until cam on 5th cylinder points upwards at an angle as shown in illustration.

NOTE: The marking (1) on the hexagon drive of the inlet camshaft faces upwards.

Rocker Arm With Bearing
Fig. 471: Locating Marking On Hexagon Drive Of Inlet Camshaft Faces Upwards

Install inlet and exhaust adjustment unit on left side.

Install spark plugs on cylinder bank 5 to 8.

Install ignition coils on cylinder bank 5 to 8.

Install servomotor for left eccentric shaft.

Assemble engine.

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