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The gap dimensions serve as the basis for adjustment work.

Adjust screwed body parts from rear to front.

Make unpainted surfaces visible by also moving the hinges. Touch these up in the appropriate color.


Do not damage adjoining body parts.

Adjusting front left or right door BMW X5 E53

Minor corrections (realignment work) are permitted if the existing adjustment options are not sufficient.

Slacken screws (1) and (2) on door hinges to be adjusted at top and bottom.

Adjust door according to specified gap dimension.

Adjusting front left or right door BMW X5 E53

Check that adjoining body parts are flush in terms of height and correct if necessary.

After adjustment, tighten hinge screws and nuts.

Tightening torque 41 51 2AZ:

2AZ Door to door hinge
E63 / E64 / E81 / E82 / E87 / E88 / E90 / E91 / E92 / E93 / E84 nut M8 20 Nm
E83 nut M8 18.5 Nm
E60 / E61 / E70 / E71 / E72 / E85 / E86 / E89 M8x28 20 Nm

Tightening torque 41 51 3AZ:

3AZ Door hinge to body
E63 / E64 M10x35 10.9 46 Nm
E60 / E61 / E70 / E71  / E72 M12x36 8.8 66 Nm
E83 M10x30 10.9 56 Nm
E85 / E86 M10x35 10.9 30 Nm
E89 M12x23 66 Nm

Adjusting front left or right door BMW X5 E53


If necessary, adjust lock striker.

Slacken screws (1), adjust lock striker and tighten screws.


After slackening, lock striker should be positioned approx. 90° to door frame inner edge (2) and be movable.

When the door is closed, the lock striker must not touch or scrape against the door lock. Look out for scratches.