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Removing and installing or replacing fuel filler pipe BMW X5 E70

16 11 060 

Recycling

Fuel escapes when fuel lines are detached. Have a suitable collecting container ready.

Catch and dispose of escaping fuel.

Observe country-specific waste-disposal regulations.

Important!

Ensure adequate ventilation in the place of work!

Avoid skin contact (wear gloves)!

Before starting the engine for the first time:

Fill fuel tank with at least 5 litres of fuel.

Check ground connection at fuel filler neck to body for continuity. If necessary, clean contact surface between body and fuel filler pipe screw connection.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Draw off fuel from fuel tank

Remove rear right wheel arch trim

Remove underbody panelling on right

Unhook retaining strap (1) from tank flap.

Open cap and set to one side.

Important!

There may be residual amounts of fuel in the tank!

Catch escaping fuel in a suitable container.

Unfasten hose clip (1).Installation:

Replace hose clip.

Tightening torque 16 12 1AZ.

Unlock quick-release fasteners (1) and disconnect vent hoses.

Release nuts (2) and (3).

Installation:

Check plastic nut (3), replace if necessary.

Tightening torque 16 12 2AZ.

Unclip line holder (1).

Release nut (2) and remove fuel filler pipe.

Installation:

Check plastic nut (2), replace if necessary.

Tightening torque 16 12 2AZ.


Categories: 16 Fuel supply system
Tags: bmw x5e70fuel filler pipe
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