BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Moving vehicle into design position

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Move VEHICLE INTO NORMAL POSITION.
  • F01/F02/F07/F11/F15/F16: Version with air suspension system:
    • Remove ignition key.
    • Pull fuse for air supply unit control unit.
  • Add/distribute weights in area of spring struts until the vehicle ride height is within the tolerance. Measure VEHICLE RIDE HEIGHT .

MOVING VEHICLE INTO NORMAL POSITION

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Check compliance with TEST CONDITIONS, repair vehicle if necessary.
  • F01/F02/F04/F11/F15/F16/F85/F86: Version with air suspension system: Carry out RIDE HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT .
  • Check vehicle interior and luggage compartment (including spare wheel well) for load status, if applicable, unload motor vehicle.
  • Introduce DIN load (refer to TECHNICAL DATA ) into vehicle.
    Kds wheel alignment check with ride height measurement without vehicle load
    IMPORTANT: Do not perform wheel alignment with the vehicle unladen. If the technical prerequisites for alignment with ride height input ...

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