Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW X5 (E53) 4.4 i

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Replacement: strut mount – BMW X5 E53. Tools you might need:
Replacement: strut mount – BMW X5 E53. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #19
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Adjustable wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for X5 (E53) and other BMW models
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Replacement: strut mount – BMW X5 E53. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the right and left shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • Both mounts of the rear shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • Be sure to replace all self-locking nuts and bolts during installation.
  • 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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