Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 20 i, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 18 i, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 18 d, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 20 d, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 20 d, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 18 d, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 18 i, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 28 i, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 16 d, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 20 d, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 16 i, BMW X1 (E84) sDrive 20 i Flex, BMW X1 (E84) xDrive 25 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Anti Roll Bar Links for X1 (E84) and other BMW models
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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – BMW X1 (E84). AUTODOC experts recommend:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on BMW X1 (E84) in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW X1 (E84) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. BMW X1 (E84)
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #17 (2 pieces).
  7. Step 9
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – BMW X1 (E84). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  8. Step 10
    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 11
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    Install a new rod, tighten the fasteners.
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