BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Mechanical attachments

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Transmission / Mechanical attachments


Special tools required:

  • 24 5 362
  • 24 5 366
  • 24 5 367


  • Do not let skin come in contact with transmission oil and do not inhale fuel vapors.
  • Wear protective gloves.
  • Ensure adequate ventilation.

IMPORTANT: After completion of repair work, check TRANSMISSION OIL LEVEL .

Use only approved GEARBOX OIL .

Failure to comply with this requirement will result in serious damage to the automatic transmission!

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Remove automatic transmission.

Using a suitable tool, drive clamping sleeve (1) out of selector shaft.

Withdraw selector shaft (2) outwards.

NOTE: Return spring is under tension.

Installation note:

Replace selector shaft (2).

Replace clamping sleeve (1).

Insert narrower end of clamping sleeve (1) into hole first. Using a suitable tool, drive in clamping sleeve until it is flush with the hole.


Screw in special tool 24 5 367 until it is firmly connected with radial shaft seal.


Screw special tool 24 5 362 onto special tool 24 5 367 and tighten down.

This pulls the shaft seal out of the transmission housing.


Oil sealing lip on shaft seal (1).

Drive radial shaft seal (1) fully home using special tool 24 5 366 and plastic hammer.


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