BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Water Pump With Drive


WARNING: Only carry out work on the cooling system after the engine has cooled down (risk of scalding ).

Follow instructions for working on cooling system.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Unlock and detach plug connections (1).

Release screw and remove vacuum line holder.

Unlock and detach all coolant hoses on water pump.

Release screws and remove belt pulley (2).

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Fig. 715: Locating Plug Connections

Remove vibration damper.

Release screws and remove water pump (1).

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Fig. 716: Locating Water Pump Screw


Check adapter sleeve (1) for correct seating and damage; replace if necessary.

Clean sealing faces (2).

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Fig. 717: Identifying Adapter Sleeve And Sealing Faces


Clean sealing surfaces.

Replace sealing rings (1 and 2).

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Fig. 718: Identifying Sealing Rings And Sealing Surfaces


Replace both coolant pipes (1) and coat sealing surfaces with anti-friction rubber coating.

Thin coolant pipe (1) only with water-cooled alternator.

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Fig. 719: Identifying Coolant Pipe

NOTE: Remove coolant thermostat and coolant sensor of faulty water pump.

Check coolant thermostat and coolant sensor for damage and replace if necessary.

Install coolant thermostat and coolant sensor in new water pump.

Assemble engine.

Vent cooling system and check for leaks.



REMOVING AND INSTALLING OR REPLACING FAN CLUTCH (N62) Special tools required: 11 5 040 11 5 050 CAUTION: Left-hand threads. Using special tool 11 5 050 brace against pulley and unfasten cap nut fr

 Thermostat And Connecting

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING COOLANT THERMOSTAT (N62) WARNING: Danger of scalding! Only perform these tasks on an engine that has cooled down. Recycling: Catch and dispose of drained coolant. Ob

 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


 Tow-starting and towing

Safety information Warning Due to system limits, individual functions can malfunction during tow-starting/towing with the Intelligent Safety systems activated. There is a risk of accident. Switch all Intelligent Safety systems off prior to tow-starting/towing. Steptronic transmission: transporting t

 Drive readiness

Principle Turning on drive-ready state corresponds to starting the engine. General information Some functions, such as DSC Dynamic Stability Control, can only be used with drive-ready state switched on. Safety information DANGER If the exhaust pipe is blocked or ventilation is insufficient, harmful

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