Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 635 d, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) M, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 650 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 645 Ci View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: track rod end – BMW 6 (E63). Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #23
Combination spanner #24
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Adjustable wrench
Hammer
Vernier caliper
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – BMW 6 (E63). Professionals recommend:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: track rod end – BMW 6 (E63). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: track rod end – BMW 6 (E63). AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #24.
  7. Step 8
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    Pry off the clamp ring on the tie rod end. Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
  8. Step 9
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    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward. Use a vernier caliper.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle.
  11. Step 12
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    Screw the end out of the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #23. Use an adjustable wrench.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
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    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – BMW 6 (E63). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    While installing the steering rod end remember to make the same number of turns or to leave the same length of thread showing as per your measurements.
  14. Step 15
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    Push the clamp ring back into place on the tie rod end.
  15. Step 16
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    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward. Use a vernier caliper.
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