BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Propeller shaft, general

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Driveline+Axles / Propeller shaft, general

PROPELLER SHAFT DEFLECTION ANGLES

IMPORTANT: Specifications on propeller shaft deflection angles for the F series are only possible on request with the vehicle identification number of the problem vehicle via PuMA.

REMOVING AND INSTALLING FRONT PROPELLER SHAFT

IMPORTANT: Do not move vehicle under its own drive power once propeller shaft has been removed.

IMPORTANT: On four-wheel drive vehicles with defective, non-engaging drive, it is imperative that the following information is taken account of.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Remove underbody protection at front and rear .
  • Remove REINFORCEMENT PLATE .

Release screws.

Installation note: Replace ZNS bolts.

Slide propeller shaft towards rear and remove.

Driveline+Axles

Installation note:

Slide propeller shaft fully towards rear.

Sealing cup (1) must snap audibly into place and rest entirely on dust guard (2).

Driveline+Axles

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