BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing front panel

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Body and Frame / Front trim panel / Removing and installing front panel

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Remove FRONT BUMPER TRIM .

Unlock plug-in connector (1) for horn and disconnect.

Shown on left side, right side identical.

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Open clutch (1) and detach Bowden cable for hood/bonnet release.

Release screw (2).

Unlock plug connection (3) for headlight and disconnect.

Unlock plug connection for wiring harness (4) and disconnect.

Release screws (5).

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Release screw (1).

Unlock plug connection (2) for headlight and disconnect.

Release screws (3).

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Pull out retainer (2) upwards.

Press the 5 latch mechanisms inward and remove bearing pin (2) upward.

Shown on left side, right side identical.

In case of damage during disassembly, replace bearing pin (plug).

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Release screws (1) on engine support on both sides and remove front panel.

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Installation note: When mounting the front panel, ensure that the intake air channel (1) is correctly positioned.

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Installation note: In area (1), ensure that the side wall and headlight are correctly positioned.

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