Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: strut mount – BMW E39. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #10
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 22
HEX bit no.H6.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Flat chisel
Hammer
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: strut mount – BMW E39. AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • All mounts of the front shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • Be sure to replace all self-locking nuts and bolts during installation.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW E39 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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