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Necessary preliminary tasks:

Remove trim panel for rear window frame on left/right

Removing and installing, replacing rear spoiler BMW X5 F15

Unlock plug connections (1) and disconnect.

Unlock hose pipe (2) and disconnect.

Press grommets (3) through to the outside.

Installation note:

Make sure grommets (3) are correctly seated.

Removing and installing, replacing rear spoiler BMW X5 F15

Lever out sealing plugs (1) and unscrew nuts underneath.

Unscrew nuts (2).

Tightening torque 51 71 1AZ:

Type Thread Tightening specifications Torque
1AZ Rear spoiler
F01 / F02 / F04 / F07 Screw 2 Nm
Nut 8 Nm
F11 M8 8 Nm
F15 / F85 6 Nm
F31 1,9 Nm
F45 / F46 / F48 / F49 Screw 3,1 Nm

Removing and installing, replacing rear spoiler BMW X5 F15

Detach rear spoiler (1) in upward direction from clips (2).

Feed out associated wiring looms and remove rear spoiler (1).

Installation note:

Replace faulty clips (2).

On both sides, make sure seal of trim (3) is correctly seated on rear spoiler (1).

Seal should rest against rear spoiler (1) and must not be trapped.

Removing and installing, replacing rear spoiler BMW X5 F15

Installation note:

The seal (1) must not be damaged or missing.

Always fit studs (2|) together with sealing washer.

Replacement:

Swap over third brake light (3).