This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front springs on BMW X3 E83 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: coil springs – BMW X3 E83. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
Drive socket # 21
HEX bit No.H6
Shock absorber socket
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Springs for X3 (E83) and other BMW models
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Coil Spring
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BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i
Replacement: coil springs – BMW X3 E83. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW X3 E83 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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