Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 30 d, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 i xDrive, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 i, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 sd, BMW X3 (E83) 2.0 sd, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 i, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 25 i, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 30 i, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 20 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 18 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 30 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 35 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 18 d, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 si xDrive, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 d, BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 25 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 X3 (E83) and other BMW models
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ABS sensor
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ABS sensor ring
Tools
Replacement: ABS sensor – BMW X3 E83. Tools you need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Electronic spray
Copper grease
Multipurpose grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 8
HEX bit No.H5
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Water pump pliers
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: ABS sensor – BMW X3 E83. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: ABS sensor – BMW X3 E83. 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.
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  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the ABS sensor fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the ABS sensor fastener. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Remove the ABS sensor from the steering knuckle. Use water pump pliers.
  8. Step 9
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the plastic car body protective cover. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the plastic car body protective cover.
  11. Step 12
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    Detach the ABS sensor connector. Use a flat screwdriver.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the ABS sensor connector. Use a nylon cleaning brush.
  13. Step 14
    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Step 15
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    Treat the ABS sensor connector. Use dielectric grease.
  14. Step 16
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    Attach the ABS sensor connector.
  15. Step 17
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    Connect the ABS sensor wiring.
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