BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Stripping operations - replacing luggage compartment floor and both side members (tail panel removed)

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Body and Frame / Luggage compartment floor / Stripping operations - replacing luggage compartment floor and both side members (tail panel removed)

NOTE: Owing to the different engine variants and equipment specifications, not all the components are taken into consideration.

The following list basically represents the removal sequence.

  • Remove positive battery cable (61 12 002 )
  • Remove exhaust system.
  • Remove heat shield
  • Remove the left luggage compartment wheel arch panel (51 47 151 )
  • Right luggage compartment wheel arch panel (51 47 161 )
  • Remove front left and right wheel arch cover (51 71 041 )

Body+and+Frame

Release screws (1). Undo various connectors from control units and lay holder (2) to one side.

Release screws (3). Undo various connectors from control units and lay holder (4) to one side.

Release wiring harness at attachment points (1) and set aside.

Release wiring harness at attachment points (1) and lay to one side.

Lever out expanding rivet (2) and remove insulating mat (3).

Release latch mechanisms and remove rear ventilation (4).

Installation note:

The rear ventilation (4) must not be damaged. (watertightness).

All latch mechanisms must engage audibly.

Body+and+Frame

Release grommet (1) for water drain hose of the slide/tilt sunroof and lay to one side.

Remove foam insert (2).

Installation note: Please ensure correct installation of the grommet. (watertightness).

Body+and+Frame

Release grommet (1) for water drain hose of the slide/tilt sunroof and lay to one side.

Installation note: Please ensure correct installation of the grommet. (watertightness).

Body+and+Frame

Disconnect plug connection (1) for the EMF.

Detach cable (2) from cable clip.

Release cable (2) from vehicle underbody.

Body+and+Frame

Undo grommet (1) and remove wiring harness (2) for the electromagnetic parking brake for the EMF towards the top.

Undo cable connector (3) for the positive battery cable and lay line (4) to one side.

Release grommet and feed out positive wire (5) to the side.

Body+and+Frame

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