64 12 021

Special tools required:

13 3 010

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Remove left front wheel.

Remove wheel arch lining at front left.

Remove left underbody paneling.

Note:

Disconnect water hoses on independent heater.

Warning!

Danger of scalding!

Only perform the following tasks on an engine that has cooled down.

Follow instructions for working on cooling system.

Removing and installing complete independent heater BMW 7 E65, E66

Note:

Disconnect fuel line on independent heater with special tool 13 3 010.

Recycling:

Fuel escapes when fuel line is detached. Have a suitable collecting container ready.

Catch and dispose of escaping fuel.

Observe country-specific waste-disposal regulations.

Removing and installing complete independent heater BMW 7 E65, E66

Disconnect plug connections (1) and (2).

Caution!

To avoid damaging the independent heater, it is absolutely essential to adhere to the following contacting sequence for the plug connections:

  1. Plug connection (1)
  2. Plug connection (2)

Release hose clamps (3).

Removing and installing complete independent heater BMW 7 E65, E66

Disconnect fuel line (1).

Disconnect water hoses (2).

Release screws (3).

Detach independent heater (4) in direction of arrow from fixture (5).

Installation:

Make sure exhaust system (6) is correctly seated.

Top up coolant and vent cooling system.

Removing and installing complete independent heater BMW 7 E65, E66

Installation:

If necessary, replace rubber grommets (1) and grommets (2).