Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 d

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front springs / front coil springs on BMW E60 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: coil springs – BMW E60. List of the tools you'll need:
Replacement: coil springs – BMW E60. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #10
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 22
Torx bit T30
Torx bit T40
HEX bit no.H6.
HEX bit no.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat chisel
Hammer
Tap wrench
Clip removal tool
Phillips screwdriver
Crow bar
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Springs for 5 Saloon (E60) and other BMW models
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Coil Spring
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BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 d
Replacement: coil springs – BMW E60. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Both coil springs of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the front suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: coil springs – BMW E60. Recommended sequence of steps:
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