BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing/replacing left or right camber arm

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Suspension / Control arms and struts / Removing and installing/replacing left or right camber arm

IMPORTANT: If the camber arm is bent, the control arm/wheel carrier screw connection must be renewed.

NOTE: If the camber arm is renewed, the wheel alignment .

Necessary preliminary work:

  • Remove REAR WHEEL .

Support wheel carrier with workshop jack! Mark position of eccentric adjustment washer to rear axle support to simplify subsequent adjustment of rear axle.

Release nut (1) and remove eccentric bolt.

Installation note:

Note insertion direction of eccentric screw.

Renew nut, eccentric bolt.

Tighten down screw connection in NORMAL POSITION .

Suspension

Release nut (2) and remove screw.

Installation note:

Note direction of insertion of screw.

Replace screw and nut.

Release nut (3) and remove screw.

Installation note:

Note direction of insertion of bolts.

Replace screw and nut.

After installation:

  • Carry out wheel alignment procedure .
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