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Remove upper cover from radiator.

engines BMW M50, M52

Remove alternator cooling hose.

engine BMW M51 diesel

Remove rubber gaiter.

engine BMW diesel M51

Remove intake pipe (1).

Remove pressure pipe (2) between turbocharger and intake line.

Remove fan wheel and fan coupling from water pump, refer to 11 52 020

Lift expanding rivets from left and right sides of fan cowl.

Press center of fan cowl gently backwards and disconnect guide tab.

Extract fan cowl and fan jointly.

Installation:

When installing fan cowl, attach left and right tabs to radiator brackets.
Connect guide tab in upper center.