BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Replace entrance for front left door

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Body and Frame / Support members / Replace entrance for front left door

Observe procedure for REPAIR STAGE 3.

Read contents of BODY, GENERAL.

Following new body parts are required (refer to OVERVIEW OF CONSUMABLES):

  • (1) A-pillar with entrance


Mark severance cuts in accordance with specified dimensions and cut.

IMPORTANT: Cut outer panel only for following severance cuts.

Dimension a = approximately 380 mm in front of Ø 20 mm hole.
Dimension b = approximately 360 mm before separating cut a.

Open welded connections in areas (1).

Installation note: Mark new part in accordance with severance cuts on vehicle and cut.

Weld in REINFORCEMENT PLATES at severance cuts.


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