This Bentley Manual is a comprehensive source of service information and specifications for BMW X3 from 2003 to 2010. The aim throughout this manual has been simplicity clarity and completeness with practical explanations step-by-step procedures and accurate specifications. Whether you're a professional or a do-it-yourself BMW owner this manual will help you understand care for and repair your E83 X3.
Though the do-it-yourself BMW owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair information the BMW owner who has no intention of working on his or her car will find that reading and owning this manual will make it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.
BMW engines covered in this BMW repair manual:
- M54 engine: 2.5i, 3.0i (2004-2006)
- N52 engine: 3.0si, xDrive30i (2007-2010)
- Maintenance procedures from changing the xDrive fluids to replacing the cabin microfilter. This manual tells you what to do and how and when to do it.
- Manual and automatic transmission fluid service, front and rear differential service, including xDrive transfer case troubleshooting.
- Step-by-step variable camshaft timing (VANOS) service.
- Cylinder head cover gasket and crankshaft seal replacement.
- Cooling system, thermostat and radiator service, including system bleeding using the electric coolant pump on N52 engines.
- Fuel injection and ignition system diagrams and explanations.
- Information on advanced technical features such as VANOS, Valvetronic, xDrive, and DSC (dynamic stability control).
- Suspension repair procedures.
- Brakes, steering and ABS troubleshooting and repair.
- Heating and air-conditioning repair, including A/C component replacement.
- Body and hood repairs and adjustments.
- Electrical system service, with an easy-to-use illustrated component locator section.
- Comprehensive wiring schematics, including fuses and grounds.
- BMW OBD II diagnostic trouble codes, SAE-defined OBD II P-codes, as well as basic scan tool operation.
- BMW factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments and tightening torques.
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