BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Thermostat And Connecting


WARNING: Danger of scalding! Only perform these tasks on an engine that has cooled down.


Catch and dispose of drained coolant.

Observe country-specific waste-disposal regulations.

Follow instructions for working on cooling system.

Remove front underbody protection.

Remove coolant drain plug on radiator. Drain and dispose of coolant.

Unlock plug (1) and remove.

Unlock and detach water hose (2).

Unfasten nut.

Release screws and remove coolant thermostat (3).

Thermostat And Connecting
Fig. 723: Locating Water Hose And Plug

NOTE: Coolant thermostat is integrated in cover and can only be replaced as a complete unit.

Clean sealing surfaces.

Replace sealing ring (1).


Top up coolant.

Vent cooling system and check for leaks.

Thermostat And Connecting
Fig. 724: Identifying Sealing Ring


 Intake Manifold

REMOVING AND INSTALLING INTAKE AIR MANIFOLD (N62) Remove acoustic cover. To remove, unfasten screws. Raise acoustic cover and remove towards front. Remove design cover, if equipped. Remove center o

 Vacuum Pump

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING VACUUM PUMP (N62/N62TU) NOTE: Press brake pedal several times in order to reduce vacuum pressure in brake booster. Installation location: Vacuum pump is fitted on cy

 Air Pump, Lines And Connectors

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING AIR PUMP (N62) Remove upper section of intake filter housing. Release retaining screws on coolant expansion tank. Remove suction filter housing. Remove raw air hous


 Check Control

Principle The Check Control system monitors functions in the vehicle and notifies you of faults in the monitored systems. General information A Check Control message is displayed as a combination of indicator or warning lights and text messages in the instrument cluster and, if applicable, in the He

 Performing Vertical Acceleration Sensor Adjustment (Vertical Dynamics Management)

NOTE: Vertical acceleration sensor adjustment must be performed after replacement of the spring strut/shock absorber with damper satellites. Connect vehicle to BMW diagnosis system. Select and perform vertical acceleration sensor adjustment under Service functions. NOTES ON AIR SPRING SYSTEM Comp

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