BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Kds chassis/wheel alignment check with vehicle load up to design position

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IMPORTANT:

Carry out wheel alignment with DIN load only :

  • If the technical prerequisites for alignment with ride height input are not fulfilled.
  • If the vehicle in question is a damaged vehicle.

NOTE:

  • Read and comply with GENERAL INFORMATION AND DEFINITIONS.
  • Read and comply with GENERAL CHASSIS DEFINITION.
  • Update KDS DATA STATES.
  • Check compliance with TEST CONDITIONS, repair vehicle if necessary.
  • If necessary, prepare vehicle hoist.
  • Drive vehicle onto vehicle hoist.

NOTE: The front and rear wheels must be positioned centrally on the rotary and sliding plates.

NOTE: Rotary plates may vary from illustration depending on the manufacturer!

Suspension

NOTE: Vehicles with active steering: Start up active steering prior to wheel alignment! On vehicles with rear axle slip angle control: Service function "Moving HSR actuator to center position" is included in active steering start-up.

Attach pickup/ride height marks to vehicle (observe specifications from the various equipment manufacturers).

IMPORTANT:

Use only quick connectors with poly control pins (1).

Due to excessive measuring inaccuracy, other quick-clamping units are not permitted! Illustration of KDS II pickup

Suspension

  • Enter customer and vehicle data.
  • Identify chassis version and select vehicle.
  • Enter tire inflation pressure and tread depth.
  • Move VEHICLE INTO DESIGN POSITION.
  • Install brake tensioner.

Suspension

  • Remove locking pins from both rotary and sliding plates.
  • Perform input measurement in accordance with equipment manufacturer's instructions.
  • If necessary, adjust front axle and rear axle .
  • Perform output measurement in accordance with equipment manufacturer's instructions.
  • Save and print out test record.
  • Insert locking pins into both rotary and sliding plates.
  • Remove chassis/wheel alignment system.

KDS DATA STATUSES

Setpoint values for wheel alignment are not published in ISTA.

The current setpoint values are made available in the workshop equipment portal.

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