Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change Strut Mount on BMW X3 E83 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: strut mount – BMW X3 E83. Tools you might need:
Replacement: strut mount – BMW X3 E83. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #10
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 22
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Flat chisel
Hammer
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for X3 (E83) and other BMW models
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BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d
Replacement: strut mount – BMW X3 E83. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: strut mount – BMW X3 E83. Take the following steps:
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