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Replacing rubber sleeve between fuel filler pipe and fuel tank BMW E70 X5 4.8i SAV

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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.


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.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Draw off fuel from fuel tank

Remove underbody panelling on right

Remove rear right wheel arch trim

Unclip line holder (1).

Slacken nut (2).


Check plastic nut (2), replace if necessary.

Tightening torque 16 12 2AZ.


There may be residual amounts of fuel in the tank!

Catch escaping fuel in a suitable container.

Loosen hose clamps (1).

Detach rubber sleeve first from fuel filler pipe and then from fuel tank.


Tightening torque 16 11 3AZ.

Categories: 16 Fuel supply system
Tags: bmw x5e70fuel filler pipeFuel tankrubber sleeve
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