51 11 770 

Note:

Work is described for left deformation element.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Remove left headlight
Remove intake duct
Remove impact absorber
AFGS (active pedestrian protection) procedure after accident

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right deformation element for bumper BMW X5 F15

Unscrew bolt (1) on right headlight.

Tightening torque 63 12 1AZ:

Type Thread Tightening specifications Torque
1AZ Headlight to front panel
F15 / F16 / F85 / F86 M6x35 Reuse = Yes 6,0 Nm

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right deformation element for bumper BMW X5 F15

Pull out cover (1) on left and right.

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right deformation element for bumper BMW X5 F15

Slacken nut (1).

Tightening torque 51 11 11AZ:

11AZ Strut to deformation element, top
F15 27 Nm

Unscrew bolt (2) and remove support (3).

Tightening torque 51 11 12AZ:

12AZ Strut to support
F15 / F16 / F85 / F86 8 Nm

Note:

Carry out work on the left side in the same way as for the right side illustrated here.

Right side only:

Release screws (4).

Diesel versions only:

Release screws (5).

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right deformation element for bumper BMW X5 F15

Release screws (1).Note:

Carry out work on the left side in the same way as for the right side illustrated here.

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right deformation element for bumper BMW X5 F15

Left side:

Unlock plug connections (1) and disconnect.

Unclip wiring loom from support member if necessary.

Unfasten screws (2).

Tightening torque 51 11 5AZ:

5AZ Deformation element to engine support
F15 / F16 27 Nm

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right deformation element for bumper BMW X5 F15

Unfasten plug connection (1) and disconnect.

Unfasten any other cable retainers as necessary.

Manoeuvre out front panel complete with air duct (2), support member (3) and deformation element (4).

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right deformation element for bumper BMW X5 F15

Undo screws (1) from rear.

Remove air duct (2).

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right deformation element for bumper BMW X5 F15

Unscrew bolts (1) and remove support member from deformation element.

Tightening torque 51 11 4AZ.

Unscrew nut (2) and remove twin-tone horn and bracket.

Unscrew bolts (3) and remove bracket from deformation element.

Tightening torque 51 11 6AZ:

6AZ Deformation element to headlight support
F15 / F16 10 Nm

Remove fixings (4).

Unscrew bolts (5) and remove sensor from bracket.6AZ Deformation element to headlight support
F15 / F16 10 Nm