Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end / track rod end on BMW X3 E83 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC

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All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for X3 (E83) and other BMW models
How to change Tie Rod End on BMW X3 E83 2.0 d – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Tie Rod End
How to change Rod Assembly on BMW X3 E83 2.0 d – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Rod Assembly
How to change Repair Kit, tie rod on BMW X3 E83 2.0 d – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Repair Kit, tie rod
How to change Mounting Kit, tie rod end on BMW X3 E83 2.0 d – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Mounting Kit, tie rod end
Tools
Replacement: track rod end – BMW X3 E83. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #21
Combination spanner #24
Drive socket # 22
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Vernier caliper
Hammer
Ball joint puller
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – BMW X3 E83. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: track rod end – BMW X3 E83. Use the following procedure:
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