BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Replacing rubber mount in left or right control arm

BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual / Driveline+Axles / Struts with rubber mounts / Replacing rubber mount in left or right control arm

Special tools required:

  • 31 1 051
  • 31 1 054
  • 33 3 054

NOTE: When replacing the rubber mount in the wishbone, a wheel alignment .

Necessary preliminary work:

  • Remove WISHBONE.

Press rubber mount out with special tools 31 1 051 , 31 1 054 and 33 3 054 .

Installation note: Keep rubber mount and bore in control arm clean and free from grease.

Press rubber mount in and out at chamfered side of wishbone bore hole.

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Installation note: Protrusion (A) = 5.74 Â+- 0.3 mm.

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After installation:

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