When to replace the Brake Pads on your BMW X5
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xi, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 Ci, BMW X5 (E53) 3.0 i, BMW X5 (E53) 3.0 i, BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 330 Ci, BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 330 Ci, BMW 3 Touring (E46) 330 i, BMW 3 Touring (E46) 330 xi

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake pads / rear brake pad set on BMW X5 (E53) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for X5 (E53) and other BMW models
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW X5 E53 3.0 d – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Pad Set, disc brake
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xi – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xi
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xi
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xi
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 i
Brake Pad Set, disc brake removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 Ci
BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 Ci
Changing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 Ci – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 Ci
Main steps for Brake Pad Set, disc brake replacement on BMW X5 (E53) 3.0 i
BMW X5 (E53) 3.0 i
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW X5 (E53) 3.0 i – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X5 (E53) 3.0 i
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 330 Ci
BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 330 Ci
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 330 Ci
BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 330 Ci
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – BMW X5 E53. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
HEX bit no.H7.
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – BMW X5 E53. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Perform the replacement of brake pads in complete set for each axis. This provides effective braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all brake pads on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW X5 E53 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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