BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Springs with suspension

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Suspension / Springs with suspension

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING REAR LEFT OR RIGHT COIL SPRING

Installation note:

1. All screws, nuts, bolts and hose clamps removed during the repair must be replaced.

2. Retaining elements on chassis and suspension and steering parts must be replaced.

IMPORTANT:

  • Both coil springs on the relevant axle must be replaced in the event of corrosion breakage.
  • The spring pads at the top and bottom must also be renewed when replacing the coil springs.

NOTE: The process is described in THE REAR LEFT OR RIGHT SPRING STRUT.

After installation:

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