BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Safety Instructions For Handling Oil

WARNING: Danger of poisoning. See DANGER OF POISONING IF OIL IS INGESTED/ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN if oil is ingested/absorbed through the skin! Risk of injury. See RISK OF INJURY IF OIL COMES INTO CONTACT WITH EYES AND SKIN if oil comes into contact with eyes and skin!

Recycling:

Observe country-specific waste-disposal regulations.

Measures if oil is unintentionally released:

NOTE: Do not flush oil away with water or aqueous cleaning agents.

REPLENISHING /CHANGING TRANSFER CASE OIL (ATC 700)

IMPORTANT: Use only the approved gear oil in the transfer case.

Failure to comply with this requirement will result in serious damage to the transfer case!

NOTE: Only change the oil when the transfer case is at normal operating temperature.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Checking/correcting transfer case oil level:

Undo oil filler plug (1).

Check transfer case oil level.

If necessary, pour in gear oil up to lower edge of opening for oil filler plug (1).

Installation:

Tightening torque 27 00 11AZ, see TRANSFER BOX IN GENERAL.

Replace sealing ring.

Transfer Case, General
Fig. 1: Identifying Oil Filler Plug

Changing transfer case oil:

Place oil collecting apparatus underneath.

Remove oil drain plug (1).

Drain and dispose of gear oil.

NOTE: Observe country-specific waste-disposal regulations Replace sealing ring, screw in oil drain plug (1) and tighten down.

Tightening torque 27 00 11AZ, see TRANSFER BOX IN GENERAL.

Transfer Case, General
Fig. 2: Identifying Oil Drain Plug

Undo oil filler plug (1).

Pour in gear oil up to lower edge of opening for oil filler plug (1).

Tightening torque 27 00 11AZ, see TRANSFER BOX IN GENERAL.

Replace sealing ring.

Transfer Case, General
Fig. 3: Identifying Oil Filler Plug

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