BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Releasing bonded folded seam connections

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  • Remove area (1) of bead edge on wheel arch bend with a one-hand angle grinder and rough grinding wheel.
  • Heat area (2) with hot air blower.

CAUTION: Extract vapors and gases.

  • Release connection flange with chisel.
  • Grind adhesive residue (4) off wheel arch connection flange.

CAUTION: Wear a grinding dust mask.

  • Remove remnants of sealing material in area (3).
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