BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Replacing an upper wishbone

IMPORTANT:

  • The wishbone must be installed with the opening (U-section) facing downward!
  • If the wishbone is bent, the screw connection between the control arm and wheel carrier must be replaced.

Necessary preliminary work:

  • Remove REAR WHEEL .

Release left and right screws (1). Slide anti-roll bar (2) forward.

Installation note:

Replace screws.

Driveline+Axles

Release nut (1) and remove screw towards front.

Installation note: Tighten down screw connection in NORMAL POSITION .

Replace screw and nut.

Driveline+Axles

Release nut (1) and remove screw towards front.

Remove wishbone (2).

Installation note: The wishbone must be installed with the opening (U-section) facing downward! Raise wheel carrier using workshop jack.

Bolt heads face in forward direction.

Replace screw and nut.

Driveline+Axles

After installation:

  • Carry out wheel alignment procedure .
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