Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 520 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 545 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) M5, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 535 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 523 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 540 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 550 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 520 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 xi, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 xi, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 xd, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 520 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 535 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 xi, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 523 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 xd, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 xi, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 535 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 xd, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 520 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 520 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 i xDrive, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i xDrive, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 d xDrive, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 d xDrive, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 540 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 xi, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 520 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 520 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 523 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 520 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 525 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – BMW E60. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #15
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 16
HEX bit no.H6.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Wheel chock
Replacement: anti roll bar links – BMW E60. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on BMW E60 in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: anti roll bar links – BMW E60. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530d 3.0 2002 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. BMW E60
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a combination spanner #16.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a combination spanner #18. Use HEX No.H6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – BMW E60. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  10. Step 10
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    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Anti Roll Bar Links on BMW E60 2001 530d 3.0 by yourself
    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
  12. Step 12
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    Tighten the stabiliser link fastener. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a combination spanner #18. Use HEX No.H6. Use a ratchet wrench.
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