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This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 5 Touring (E39) 530 d, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 520 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 523 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 540 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 528 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 525 tds, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 520 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 520 d, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 525 d, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 520 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 525 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 530 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – ABS Sensor for 5 Touring (E39) and other BMW models
Tools
Replacement: ABS sensor – BMW E39 touring. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Electronic spray
Copper grease
Multipurpose grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 10
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Clip removal tool
Water pump pliers
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: ABS sensor – BMW E39 touring. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: ABS sensor – BMW E39 touring. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. BMW E39 touring
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Unscrew and remove the wheel arch cover fasteners. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a clip removal tool.
  6. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel arch cover.
  7. Step 8
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    Detach the ABS sensor connector.
  8. Step 9
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring.
  9. Step 10
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    Clean the ABS sensor fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 11
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    Unscrew the ABS sensor fastener. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 12
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor. Use water pump pliers.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the ABS sensor mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
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    Treat the ABS sensor fastener. Use a multipurpose grease. Use a crowbar.
  14. Step 15
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    Connect the ABS sensor.
  15. Step 16
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    Tighten the fastener connecting the ABS sensor to the stub axle. Use a drive socket #10. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 7 Nm torque.
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