BMW X3 (F25) Service & Repair Manual: Electronic damping force adjustment

BMW X3 (F25) Service & Repair Manual / Suspension / Electronic damping force adjustment

Removing and installing/replacing control unit for vertical dynamic control

IMPORTANT: Read and comply with notes on PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE (ESD PROTECTION) .

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Remove ignition key.
  • Disconnect BATTERY NEGATIVE CABLE .
  • Remove FLAP IN LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT TRIM PANEL ON RIGHT .

Undo screw (1), release expanding rivets (2) and remove storage compartment.

Suspension

Unscrew nuts (1).

Unlock connector (2) and remove.

Remove control unit.

Suspension

After installation:

  • Replacement only: Carry out PROGRAMMING/ENCODING .
  • Start up the VDM with the aid of the diagnosis system.
  • Replacement only: Carry out RIDE HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT.

Replacing left or right wheel speed accelerator sensor

IMPORTANT: Read and comply with notes on PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE (ESD PROTECTION) .

Disconnect plug connection (1) from acceleration sensor on the spring strut.

Release screw (1) and remove sensor.

Suspension

Installation note:

Check installation position.

Fit wheel speed acceleration sensor with retaining pin (1) into bore hole on the spring strut holder!

Suspension

After installation:

  • Use the diagnosis system to perform the wheel speed accelerator sensor adjustment.
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