BMW X3 (F25) Service & Repair Manual: Propeller shaft, general

BMW X3 (F25) Service & Repair Manual / Driveline+Axles / Propeller shaft, general

PROPELLER SHAFT DEFLECTION ANGLES

IMPORTANT: Specifications on propeller shaft deflection angles for the F series are only possible on request with the vehicle identification number of the problem vehicle via PuMA.

REMOVING AND INSTALLING FRONT PROPELLER SHAFT

IMPORTANT: Do not move vehicle under its own drive power once propeller shaft has been removed.

IMPORTANT: On four-wheel drive vehicles with defective, non-engaging drive, it is imperative that the following information is taken account of.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

  • Remove underbody protection at front and rear .
  • Remove REINFORCEMENT PLATE .

Release screws.

Installation note: Replace ZNS bolts.

Slide propeller shaft towards rear and remove.

Driveline+Axles

Installation note:

Slide propeller shaft fully towards rear.

Sealing cup (1) must snap audibly into place and rest entirely on dust guard (2).

Driveline+Axles

Specified grease
GREASE FOR PROPELLER SHAFT (FLEXIBLE COUPLING (RUBBER DOUGHNUT) CENTER BEARING AND SPLINE END) Use one of the following greases for greasing the pro ...

Propeller shaft assembly
OVERVIEW (PROPELLER SHAFT FITTED, UNIVERSAL JOINT) ...

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