BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing/replacing hinge for engine compartment Lid

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Body and Frame / Front lid / Removing and installing/replacing hinge for engine compartment Lid

WARNING: Support engine compartment lid in fully opened position with suitable apparatus. Risk of injury.

Necessary preliminary tasks: Remove left-hand GAS PRESSURE SPRING for engine compartment lid REMOVE left microfilter housing cover

Shown on left side. Right side identical.

Remove filter cover (1) in direction of arrow.

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Installation note: Ensure that latch mechanisms on the microfilter housing cover (1) are correctly seated under retaining lugs on microfilter housing (2).

Retaining lugs on microfilter housing (2) must be neither bent nor damaged.

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Position suitable cloths (1) without any play under engine compartment lid.

IMPORTANT: Make sure the engine compartment lid is supported!

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Release nuts (1) and remove partition wall (2).

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IMPORTANT: After screws have been slackened no lateral forces must be exerted on the engine compartment lid!

Release screws (1).

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Release screws (1) and remove hinge (2).

Installation note: ADJUST hinge together with engine compartment lid.

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REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING RIGHT HINGE FOR ENGINE COMPARTMENT LID

Operation is identical to removing and installing "LEFT HINGE FOR ENGINE COMPARTMENT LID".

    Removing and installing engine compartment lid
    Necessary preliminary tasks: Remove RIGHT MICROFILTER HOUSING COVER . Turn clamp (3) in direction of arrow and washer fluid line (2) in direc ...

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