BMW X3 (F25) Service & Repair Manual: Steering and wheel alignment

BMW X3 (F25) Service & Repair Manual / Suspension / Steering and wheel alignment

Adapter

Adapter AM

NOTE: (Adapter) inner 1/2" - outer 3/8"

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Adapter Mechanical tool

NOTE: For measuring the coefficient of friction on the steering box.

Storage Location

A11

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Adapter cable Minimum set: Measuring and testing equipment MP

NOTE: (V adapter cable 8-pin) For troubleshooting for steering column module

Storage Location

N208

SI number

02 06 01 (763)

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Basic body

Basic body Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

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Basic body AM

NOTE: (Basic body)

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BOLT

Bolt AM

NOTE: (Pressure pin) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

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Bolt AM

Replaced by: 83300492036

NOTE: (Measuring bolt) Discontinuation and replaced by 32 2 140. (0 492 036)

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Bush

Bush AM

NOTE: (slip bush) For fitting the snap ring to the lower steering shaft bearing - Model: 2500... 3.0 CSi Deletion, only available via tool set

Storage Location

A8

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Bush Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Slip bush) For fitting steering angle sensor on steering column

Storage Location

A3

SI number

01 02 98 (302)

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Bush Mechanical tool

NOTE: For installing the hub on the shaft of the power steering pump (vane pump) - From steering wheel mounting with screw

Storage Location

A14

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Bush Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Slip bush)

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Bush AM

NOTE: (slip bush) For fitting the snap ring when a flat nut is used for steering wheel mount - Model year: Up to 73, discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

Storage Location

A8

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Bush AM

NOTE: (slip bush) For fitting the snap ring when a stop nut is used for steering wheel mount - Model year: From 74 discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

Storage Location

A8

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Clamp

Clamp Minimum set: Mechanical tools Mechanical tool

NOTE: For locating electric motor on hydraulic unit valve body

Storage Location

B44

SI number

01 10 02 (907)

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Clamp Minimum set: Mechanical tools Mechanical tool

NOTE: For locking middle position of steering box

Storage Location

B44

SI number

01 10 02 (907)

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Device

Device Mechanical tool

NOTE: For holding down the drop arm when checking the mechanical play in the power steering box

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Device Mechanical tool

NOTE: For holding down the drop arm when checking mechanical play in the hydro- steering gear - model year: from 82

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Device Mechanical tool

NOTE: For holding down the drop arm when checking mechanical play in the hydro- steering gear - model year: up to 82

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Device AM

NOTE: For removing and installing the fluid blocks in the track-rod arm

Storage Location

X6

Consisting of:

1. Mandrel
2. Holding sleeve

Suspension

Device AM

NOTE: For removing and installing lock pin on steering column adjustment - replace steering column adjustment lever

Storage Location

A12

SI number

01 05 95 (932)

Consisting of:

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1. Basic body

NOTE: (Basic body)

2. Tool

NOTE: (Shaped element) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

3. Nut

NOTE: (Thrust nut)

4. Bolt

NOTE: (Pressure pin) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

Device Mechanical tool

NOTE: For holding down the drop arm when checking the mechanical play in the power steering box

SI number

01 04 86 (566)

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DOUBLE-HEAD BOX WRENCH

Double-head box wrench Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Open double ring spanner AF 17/19) For installing and removing the pipe bend on the power steering pump - model: 520, 525, 2500...3.3L, 2800CS, 2800CSA, 3.0CS, 3.0CSA

Storage Location

B10

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EXTENSION

Extension Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: For torque wrench Available only as a complete tool set 32 3 150 (83 30 0 493 649) - as of 13.07.2012.

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Extractor

Extractor Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (extractor lower section)

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Extractor Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: For pressing wheel control joint off wheel carrier E30 (325ix), E34 (525ix), E36, E46, Z1, Z3. For pressing track rod off wheel carrier E34 (525ix).

Storage Location

B12

SI number

01 04 92 (487)

Suspension

Consisting of:

2 = Extractor

NOTE: (extractor lower section)

3 = Extractor

NOTE: (extractor upper part)

4 = Spindle

NOTE: (spindle with cylindrical pin)

1 = Screw

NOTE: (Pressure bolt) Replaced by 31 2 311 (0 495 800)

Extractor Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (extractor upper part)

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Fixture

Fixture Mechanical tool

NOTE: For supporting the rack-and-pinion steering during removal and installation

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Gauge

Gauge Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Test gauge) For measuring the drop arm

Storage Location

C5

SI number

01 06 94 (801)

Consisting of:

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1. Screw
2. Rod

NOTE: (Guide rod)

3. Measuring device

NOTE: (Sensor) Deletion, only available via tool set

Gauge AM

Replaced by: 83300492036

NOTE: (Test gauge) For measuring the drop arm - Replaced by 32 2 140. (0 492 036)

Consisting of:

1. Spindle

NOTE: Discontinuation and replaced by 32 2 140. (0 492 036)

2. Shaped part

NOTE: (Shaped part)

3. Bolt

NOTE: (Measuring bolt) Discontinuation and replaced by 32 2 140. (0 492 036)

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HANDLE

Handle Mechanical tool

NOTE: For drift/rack-and-pinion steering

Storage Location

B16

C16

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Holder

Holder Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Counter support) For drift 32 1 140 when driving out the radial shaft seal together with bearing from the bearing bush

Storage Location

A13

SI number

01 05 95 (932)

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HOLDING SLEEVE

Holding sleeve AM

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Holding sleeve AM

NOTE: (assembly sleeves) For fitting the snap rings to the steering shaft

Storage Location

A8

Consisting of:

1. Pipe

NOTE: (Impact rod) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

2. Bush

NOTE: (slip bush) For fitting the snap ring when a flat nut is used for steering wheel mount - Model year: Up to 73, discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

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3. Bush

NOTE: (slip bush) For fitting the snap ring to the lower steering shaft bearing - Model: 2500... 3.0 CSi Deletion, only available via tool set

4. Bush

NOTE: (slip bush) For fitting the snap ring when a stop nut is used for steering wheel mount - Model year: From 74 discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

Mandrel

Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) For driving the radial seal ring out of the bearing bush of the rack-and- pinion hydraulic steering

Storage Location

C16

SI number

01 05 95 (932)

Suspension

Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) for radial sealing ring in the valve body/steering box

Storage Location

X8

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) Drift for for driving in steering shaft guide bearing on E46 (new steering box). Series introduction 1998.

Storage Location

B16

SI number

01 02 98 (302)

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) For driving out radial shaft seal in cylinder barrel

Storage Location

X8

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) For fitting the radial seal in the transmission housing of rack-and-pinion steering

Storage Location

A15

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) For driving the radial seal ring into the bearing bush (steering shaft) on the rack-and-pinion hydraulic steering

Storage Location

C16

SI number

01 05 95 (932)

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (drift) For fitting the radial sealing ring in the steering spindle housing of the rack and pinion power steering unit

Storage Location

C16

SI number

01 05 95 (932)

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) For driving radial shaft seal into bearing bush of rack and pinion power steering unit

Storage Location

C16

SI number

01 05 95 (932)

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (drift) For driving out the radial sealing ring in the cylinder barrel, inside and outside

Storage Location

X8

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Mandrel AM

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (drift) For radial sealing ring of the power steering

Storage Location

C16

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) For driving in steering spindle bearing.

Storage Location

B20

SI number

01 11 06 (265)

Suspension

Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) For roller bearing in the valve body of rack-and-pinion steering

Storage Location

X8

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Mandrel Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Drift) For radial seal ring of inner steering sector shaft in steering box

Storage Location

A15

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MEASURING DEVICE

Measuring device Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Sensor) Deletion, only available via tool set

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NUT

Nut AM

NOTE: (Thrust nut)

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Open-end wrench

Open-end wrench Mechanical tool

NOTE: (open-end wrench WAF 32) For adjusting telescopic spindle sliding force

Storage Location

Y3

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Open-end wrench AM

NOTE: (Open-end spanner AF 22)

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Open-end wrench Mechanical tool

NOTE: (open-end wrench WAF 27) For adjusting left track rod on rack

Storage Location

Y4

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Open-end wrench AM

NOTE: (Open-end spanner AF 22) with inner reducer 1/2" - outer 3/8"

Consisting of:

1. Open-end wrench

NOTE: (Open-end spanner AF 22)

2. Adapter

NOTE: (Adapter) inner 1/2" - outer 3/8"

Suspension

Open-end wrench insert Mechanical tool

NOTE: (open-end wrench insert WAF 32) For screwing track rod to rack

Storage Location

A11

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Open-end wrench insert Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Open-end wrench insert) SW34 For releasing and tightening down track rod connection to steering gear (rack)

Storage Location

A84

SI number

01 01 04 (065)

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Outpusher

Outpusher Mechanical tool

NOTE: For removing the track rod ball joints from the drop arm and track-rod arm

Storage Location

C11

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Outpusher Mechanical tool

NOTE: For pressing out the track rod center section from the drop arm and track-rod arm. Model: All except 520, 525

Outpusher Minimum set: Mechanical tools Mechanical tool

NOTE: For pressing out the conical seats from the track rod ball joints

Storage Location

A12

SI number

01 06 94 (801)

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Outpusher Mechanical tool

NOTE: For pressing out the track rod middle section from the drop arm and track-rod arm

Storage Location

A12

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Outpusher Mechanical tool

NOTE: For pressing out the side and middle track rod ball joints

Storage Location

Y6

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Pin wrench

Pin wrench Mechanical tool

NOTE: For releasing and tightening the nut on the cylinder barrel of the rack-and- pinion steering

Storage Location

Y3

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PIPE

Pipe AM

NOTE: (Impact rod) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

Storage Location

A8

Suspension

Pipe Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Impact rod) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

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PLATE

Plate Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Extractor plate) Model series: All except E23 Deletion, only available via tool set

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Plate Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Extractor plate) Model series: E23 Discontinued, only available via complete tool

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PLIERS

Pliers Mechanical tool

NOTE: For fitting of one-ear clamp, make: Saltus 480-20 5 200. Miscellaneous: USA only

PLUG

Plug Minimum set: Mechanical tools Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Plugs (set)) 27-piece, 3x per size - For sealing off hydraulic lines for brakes, steering etc.

SI number

01 14 01 (766)

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ROD

Rod Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Guide rod)

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Screw

Screw Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

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Screw Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Pressure bolt) Replaced by 31 2 311 (0 495 800)

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Screw Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Screw (9 units)) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

Suspension

SHAPED PART

Shaped part Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Shaped part) Attaches to steering column/Compliance Test. Other: USA only

Shaped part AM

NOTE: (Shaped part)

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SOCKET RING SPANNER

Socket ring spanner Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Socket ring spanner) SW18 Available only as a complete tool set 32 3 150 (83 30 0 493 649) - as of 13.07.2012.

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SOCKET WRENCH INSERT

Socket wrench insert Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Wrench socket Torx E8) For tightening the shear screw on the steering column

Storage Location

A9

Suspension

Socket wrench insert Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Wrench socket, 8-sided) For adjusting the rack-and-pinion steering

Storage Location

X8

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Spindle

Spindle Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

Suspension

Spindle AM

Replaced by: 83300492036

NOTE: Discontinuation and replaced by 32 2 140. (0 492 036)

Suspension

Spindle Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (spindle with cylindrical pin)

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Synchronising key

Synchronising key Mechanical tool

NOTE: For removing and installing the fluid block in the track-rod arm

Storage Location

A14

Suspension

Synchronising key Minimum set: Mechanical tools Mechanical tool

NOTE: For fitting circlip on steering shaft

Storage Location

B5

SI number

01 03 95 (900)

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Tool

Tool Mechanical tool

NOTE: (Adjustment tool) For adjusting toe-in at rear axle (E36/2, E36/3, E36/C)

Storage Location

B9

SI number

01 10 90 (288)

Suspension

Tool Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: For detaching the drop arm from the steering box

Storage Location

A12

Consisting of:

1. Basic body
2. Spindle
3. Screw

NOTE: (Screw (9 units)) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

4. Plate

NOTE: (Extractor plate) Model series: All except E23 Deletion, only available via tool set

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5. Plate

NOTE: (Extractor plate) Model series: E23 Discontinued, only available via complete tool

Tool Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (adjustment tool) For setting the camber on rear axle.

Storage Location

C11

C12

SI number

01 15 99 (483)

Consisting of:

1. Extension

Suspension

NOTE: For torque wrench Available only as a complete tool set 32 3 150 (83 30 0 493 649) - as of 13.07.2012.

2. Socket ring spanner

NOTE: (Socket ring spanner) SW18 Available only as a complete tool set 32 3 150 (83 30 0 493 649) - as of 13.07.2012.

Tool AM

NOTE: (Shaped element) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

Suspension

Tool Minimum set: Mechanical tools AM

NOTE: (Tool set) For fitting the circlip on the steering shaft at the bottom

Storage Location

C1

SI number

01 05 90 (207)

Consisting of:

1. Pipe

NOTE: (Impact rod) discontinued, available as part of set of special tools only

2. Bush

NOTE: (Slip bush)

Suspension

CHASSIS/WHEEL ALIGNMENT - NORMAL POSITION

CHASSIS/WHEEL ALIGNMENT - NORMAL POSITION F25

CHASSIS/WHEEL ALIGNMENT - NORMAL POSITION SPECIFICATION

CAR LOADED DOWN TO NORMAL POSITION Vehicle with complete equipment for normal operation with: 2 x 68 kg on front seats (seats in centre position); 1 x 68 kg on rear seat (centre); 1 x 21 kg in luggage compartment (centre) and full fuel tank.

WHEEL ALIGNMENT

WHEEL ALIGNMENT F25 SERIE/SPORTLICHE FAHRWERKSABSTIMMUNG

WHEEL ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATION

Suspension

NOTE:

(1) To minimise adjusting errors (measuring inaccuracies), use a narrower tolerance for adjusting toe/camber.
(2) Toe difference front axle = criterion for steering wheel inclination

DROP ARM

TIGHTENING TORQUE SPECIFICATION - DROP ARM

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STEERING

TIGHTENING TORQUE SPECIFICATION - STEERING

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STEERING COLUMN

TIGHTENING TORQUE SPECIFICATION - STEERING COLUMN

Suspension

STEERING WHEEL

TIGHTENING TORQUE SPECIFICATION - STEERING WHEEL

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Pump and oil supply
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