Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 28 i, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 i, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 i, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 25 i, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 30 i, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 18 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 30 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 35 d, BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 30 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 30 i, BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 i, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 sd, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 i xDrive, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 18 d, BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si xDrive, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 25 iView more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

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All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for X3 (E83) and other BMW models
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Link Set, wheel suspension
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Rod / Strut, wheel suspension
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Track Control Arm
How to change Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 d
BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 d
Easy tricks to help you to replace Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 d
BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 d
Link Set, wheel suspension removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 18 d
BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 18 d
Changing Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 d – tips for first time repair
BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 d
Main steps for Link Set, wheel suspension replacement on BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 sd
BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 sd
How to change Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 18 d
BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 18 d
Easy tricks to help you to replace Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si xDrive
BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si xDrive
Tools
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
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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