Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 318 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) M3, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 323 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) M3 GTS, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 316 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 328 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 323 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end / track rod end on BMW 330i 3 (E92) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: track rod end – BMW E92. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 21
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Vernier caliper
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – BMW E92. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW E92 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i 2006 Track Rod End - 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 front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: track rod end – BMW E92. AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. 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.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on E92 320 i 2011 - download illustrated guide
    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.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the rod end fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #21. Use a tap wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle.
  11. Step 11
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    Screw the end out of the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #17.
  12. Step 12
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    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 13
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    Treat the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use copper grease.
  14. Step 14
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    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – BMW E92. Tip:
    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.
  15. Step 15
    DIY replacement of Track Rod End on BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335d 3.0 2010 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    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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