When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your BMW 5 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category V-Ribbed Belt Set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 520 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 520 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Poly V-Belt for 5 Saloon (E39) and other BMW models
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Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – BMW E39. Tools you'll need:
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #32
Drive socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Fender cover
Replacement: serpentine belt – BMW E39. AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – BMW E39. Use the following procedure:
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