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BMW X5: Workshop Hints On Cylinder Leakage Testing

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2023 Service & Repair Manual / Engine Diagnosis / Workshop Hints On Cylinder Leakage Testing

When performing cylinder leakage tests, the following tips might be helpful: Remove all spark plugs to allow easier rotation of the engine. (If this test is done after a compression test, the plugs should already be out).

Engine Diagnosis
Fig. 4: Cylinder Leakage Testing Tips

Cylinder Arrangement And Firing Order

Front of Engine

Engine Diagnosis
Fig. 5: Identifying Firing Order


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