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

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Replacement: front lower arm – BMW X3 E83. Tools you might need:
Replacement: front lower arm – BMW X3 E83. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
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Replacement: front lower arm – BMW X3 E83. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: front lower arm – BMW X3 E83. Use the following procedure:
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