BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Replacing front left or right brake hose

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Brakes / Brake lines / Replacing front left or right brake hose

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Remove WHEEL .
  • Read and comply with GENERAL INFORMATION.

After completing repair work: BLEED BRAKING SYSTEM.

Press brake pedal down to floor and secure with pedal support.

NOTE: The pedal support may only be released when the brake lines are reconnected.

This prevents brake fluid from emerging from the expansion tank and air from entering the system when the brake lines are opened.

Brakes

Detach brake hose (1) from brake caliper.

If necessary, grip at knurling (2).

Brakes

Release retaining screw (1). If necessary, grip at square head.

Installation note: Position guides (3) correctly in holder (4).

Brakes

Release brake hose from holders (1).

Unscrew holder (2).

IMPORTANT: Observe assembly sequence:

  1. Fasten brake hose in holders (1).
  2. Move wheels into straight-ahead position.
  3. Fasten brake hose at pipe/brake hose connection.
  4. Fasten brake hose at brake caliper.

Brakes

Never twist brake hose when installing it and avoid all contact with parts attached rigidly to the body.

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