BMW X3 (F25) Owners Manual: Engine compartment

BMW X3 (F25) Owners Manual / Mobility / Engine compartment

Vehicle features and options

This chapter describes all standard, country-specific and optional features offered with the series. It also describes features that are not necessarily available in your car, e. g., due to the selected options or country versions. This also applies to safety-related functions and systems. The respectively applicable country provisions must be observed when using the respective features and systems.

Important features in the engine compartment

BMW X3. Important features in the engine compartment

  1. Washer fluid reservoir
  2. Vehicle identification number
  3. Jump-starting, negative battery terminal
  4. Jump-starting, positive battery terminal
  5. Coolant reservoir
  6. Oil filler neck

Hood

Hints

Working in the engine compartment

Never attempt to perform any service or repair operations on your vehicle without the necessary professional technical training.

If you are unfamiliar with the statutory guidelines, have any work on the vehicle performed only by a service center.

If work is not carried out properly, there is a danger of subsequent damage and related safety hazards.

Never reach into the engine compartment

Never reach into spaces or gaps in the engine compartment; otherwise, there is a risk of injury, e.g., from rotating or hot parts.

Opening the hood

Danger of injury when the hood is open

There is a danger of injury from protruding parts when the hood is open.

1. Pull the lever.

BMW X3. Opening the hood

2. Press the release handle and open the hood.

BMW X3. Opening the hood

3. Be careful of protruding parts on the hood.

BMW X3. Opening the hood

Closing the hood

Hood open when driving

If you see any signs that the hood is not completely closed while driving, pull over immediately and close it securely.

Danger of jamming

Make sure that the closing path of the hood is clear; otherwise, injuries may result.

BMW X3. Closing the hood

Let the hood drop from a height of approx. 16 in/40 cm and push down on it to lock it fully.

Make sure you hear the hood engage.

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