Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 530 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 530 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 xi, BMW 3 Touring (E46) 330 xi, BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 330 Ci, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 i xDrive

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change strut mount BMW 5 E39 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC

Replacement: strut mount – BMW E39. List of the tools you'll need:
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
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for 5 Saloon (E39) and other BMW models
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Repair Kit, suspension strut
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BMW 5 Touring (E39) 530 i
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Seal, suspension strut bearing
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BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xi
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Top Strut Mounting
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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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