Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 i xDrive, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i, BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

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All the parts you need to replace – Springs for X3 (E83) and other BMW models
How to change Coil Spring on BMW X3 E83 2.0 d – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Coil Spring
How to change Coil Spring on BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 i xDrive – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 i xDrive
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Coil Spring on BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i
BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Coil Spring on BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d
BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d
Coil Spring removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si
BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si
Changing Coil Spring on BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d – tips for first time repair
BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d
Tools
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
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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