BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Stabilizer Bar

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING REAR STABILIZER

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Release screws (1).

Replacement only: Remove both rubber mounts from stabilizer.

Turn stabilizer (2) and remove sideways.

Installation:

Check both rubber mounts for damage , replace if necessary.

Align stabilizer centrally.

Tightening torque.

Rear Axle
Fig. 136: Identifying Screws And Stabilizer

REPLACING BOTH RUBBER MOUNTS FOR STABILIZER MOUNTING

Necessary preliminary tasks:

IMPORTANT: Circo Light must not be used between stabilizer and rubber mount!

Remove retaining bracket (1) and rubber mount (2) from stabilizer.

Installation:

Coat rubber mount with Circo Light to install retaining bracket.

Rear Axle
Fig. 137: Identifying Retaining Bracket And Rubber Mount

Installation:

Keep stabilizer clean and free of oil and grease.

Mount rubber mount (1) by way of slot (2) as pictured on stabilizer.

Rear Axle
Fig. 138: Identifying Rubber Mount Aligning Slot

REPLACING STABILIZER LINKS FOR STABILIZER

IMPORTANT: Observe safety when raising the vehicle

Unscrew nuts (1).

Remove stabilizer link (2).

Installation:

Replace self-locking nuts.

Tightening torque.

Rear Axle
Fig. 139: Identifying Nuts And Stabilizer Link

Troubleshooting

REAR AXLE TROUBLESHOOTING

TROUBLESHOOTING CHART FOR SHOCK ABSORBERS

Rear Axle

Rear Axle

Rear Axle

TROUBLESHOOTING SHOCK ABSORBER

Read and comply with Information on replacing shock absorbers.

TROUBLESHOOTING CHART FOR SHOCK ABSORBERS

Rear Axle

Rear Axle

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