Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 650 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 650 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 645 Ci, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 635 d, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 650 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 645 Ci View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for 6 Coupe (E63) and other BMW models
How to change Wheel bearing kit on BMW E63 645 Ci – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing kit
How to change Wheel bearing on BMW E63 645 Ci – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – BMW 6 (E63). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #9
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
HEX bit no.H6.
Shock absorber socket
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Impact screwdriver
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – BMW 6 (E63). Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your BMW 6 (E63) car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: wheel bearing – BMW 6 (E63). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – BMW 6 (E63). Tip from AUTODOC:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Disconnect the brake hose. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur.
  9. Step 10
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 11
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use HEX No.H6. Use an impact screwdriver.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the brake disc.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the wheel hub fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring.
  14. Step 15
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    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  15. Step 16
    Prop up the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
    Step 17
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    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  16. Step 18
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    Unscrew the fastener of the stabiliser link bracket. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 19
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  18. Step 20
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    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  19. Step 21
    Changing Wheel Bearing on BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 650 i 2007 by yourself
    Unscrew the fasteners of the headlight levelling sensor. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  20. Step 22
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    Disconnect the headlight levelling sensor.
  21. Step 23
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    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  22. Step 24
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    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Step 25
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    Release the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a special drive socket to remove the shock absorber. Use a ratchet wrench.
  24. Step 26
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    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: wheel bearing – BMW 6 (E63). Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  25. Step 27
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    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut.
  26. Step 28
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    Clean the wheel hub fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  27. Step 29
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  28. Step 30
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle.
  29. Step 31
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    Remove the rear fastener of the control arm.
  30. Step 32
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    Remove the arm.
  31. Step 33
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    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  32. Step 34
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    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit.
  33. Step 35
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  34. Step 36
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    Install the new wheel hub with a bearing.
  35. Step 37
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    Tighten the hub. Use a drive socket #18. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 110 Nm torque.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    The wheel bearing unit must not tilt on the axle pin.
  36. Step 38
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    Fix the shock absorber strut on the steering knuckle.
  37. Step 39
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    Install the fastening bolt.
  38. Step 40
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    Remove the support from under the steering knuckle.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – BMW 6 (E63). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
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