BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Notes on repairing threads (B)

IMPORTANT: Install Helicoil thread inserts so that they are flush with the original thread.

NOTE: Damaged threads on the engine support may be repaired with Helicoil thread inserts. Follow the procedure described in the example.

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Procedure:

1. Create a clean core hole; if necessary, drill out screw remnants

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2. Create locating thread for Helicoil thread insert

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3. Pick out Helicoil thread insert in accordance with the TABLE and screw into the locating thread until flush with the original thread

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4. Break drive pin and remove

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OVERVIEW OF FRONT AXLE DIFFERENTIAL/OUTPUT SHAFTS

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