Removing and installing complete exhaust system engine BMW N52T

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Required tools:
31 2 220

Warning!
Danger of burns!
These works must be carried out only with a cold engine.
Danger of injury!
An assistant is required to remove the exhaust system.

Support exhaust system with special tool 31 2 220.
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Release nuts (1).
The inhaling moment 18 31 1AZ.
Remove the connection plate (2).
Replace self-locking nut.
Replace gaskets.
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Release screws (1) and (2).
The inhaling moment 18 20 1AZ.
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The figure shows the left side, for the right side the same sequence of actions is valid.
Remove the nut (1).
The inhaling moment 18 20 3AZ.
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Release screws (1).
The inhaling moment 18 31 2AZ.
Only when the autonomous heating system is installed. Release screw (2) from dosing pump.
Tightening torque.
Remove the body floor bolts (3).
Remove reinforcing plate (4).
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Remove the nut (1).
Tightening torque 18 20 4AZ.
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Disconnect the vacuum hose (1).
Remove the nut (2).
The inhaling moment 18 20 5AZ.
Lower and remove the exhaust system together with an assistant.
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Installation:
Align the exhaust pipes (1) of the rear muffler respectively in the center with respect to the recesses in the rear apron.
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Installation:
Check the rubber mount for damage.
If damaged, replace the damaged rubber mount.
Check exhaust system for leaks.