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

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end / track rod end on BMW X5 E53 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC

Replacement: track rod end – BMW X5 E53. Tools you need:
Replacement: track rod end – BMW X5 E53. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #22
Combination spanner #24
HEX bit no.H6
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Vernier caliper
Ball joint puller
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for X5 (E53) and other BMW models
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Rod Assembly
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Tie Rod End
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BMW X5 (E53) 4.4 i
Replacement: track rod end – BMW X5 E53. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 X5 E53. Take the following steps:
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