BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing rear lid

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Body and Frame / Rear lid / Removing and installing rear lid

Read contents of BODY, GENERAL.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Remove trim panels on rear lid .
  • Disconnect all cable connectors and pull wiring harness out of tailgate.
  • Remove both gas-filled struts .

NOTE: This work step must be carried out with a second person assisting.

Release screws (1) on both sides of vehicle.

Remove tailgate.

Installation note: Install tailgate at screw locations on hinge.

If necessary, ADJUST TRUNK LID.

Body+and+Frame

If RFK optional equipment is fitted: Calibrate RFK .

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