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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> BMW -> Disarming
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS

Prior to disconnecting any air bag/Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) electrical connectors, servicing any system components or other components located near an SRS electrical connector, the system must be disarmed. The connectors and components are identified by their orange color.

  • Obtain radio theft protection code prior to disconnecting battery.
  • Disconnect grou...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Precautions -> Audio Coded Anti-Theft System
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS

Audio Coded Anti-Theft System

Some original radios have a coded theft protection circuit. Obtain customer's code number before disconnecting the battery, removing fuses from the underhood fuse/relay box or removing the radio.

  • After servicing vehicle, reconnect p...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

BMW -> Component Locations -> 3 Series (Including M3, Z3, M Coupe & Roadster)
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> FRONT -> REAR
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS

FRONT

  • Remove front, middle and rear engine splash shields.
  • Remove front axle support righthand heat shield.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove ABS sensor.
  • Disconnect control arm ride level sensor.
  • Disconnect brake hose from mounting.
  • Remove mounting bolts and support brake caliper aside with hoses connected.
  • Disconnect stabilizer link from bar.
  • Remove axle shaft collar nut.
  • Press output shaft out of drive flange.
  • Disconnect front axle support control arm at front and rear.
  • Tilt steering knuckle to one side.
  • Remove output shaft from differential usin...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

Tire Pressure Sensor

Removal
  • Dismount tire using suitable tire machine ensuring not to damage tire pressure sensor.
  • Remove the Torx screw, then the tire pressure sensor.
  • Release valve stem union nut using removal tool No. 00 2 190, or equivalent Fig. .
  • Remove washer from wheel.
Installation
  • Install new Torx screw on tire pressure sensor, then twist new valve stem by hand approximately three turns. Do not tighten Torx screw, sensor and v...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS

  • Remove intake air filter housing.
  • Lock belt pulley in position using suitable holding tool, or equivalent, then remove water pump fan clutch mounting nut using suitable wrench tool, or equivalent. Nut has lefthand threads.
  • Remove fan wheel with coupling.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remov...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> BMW -> 1999-2005 3 Series & 2006 M3 & 325C Series
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

Service interval is determined by the service indicator.

  • Open the hood.
  • Turn the three cabin air filter cover retainers 1/4 turn.
  • Remove the cabin air filter cover.
  • Rotate the cabin filter cover retainers 45°, then ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

BMW -> Service Interval Indicator -> 3 Series & M3 -> Interval Indicator -> Less Underhood Diagnostic Connector -> Oil Service -> With Underhood Diagnostic Connector
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

Less Underhood Diagnostic Connector

On these models the SII reset tool cannot be used. Resetting is possible using the instrument cluster trip odometer reset button. Proceed as follows:

  • Turn ignition Off.
  • Press and hold trip odometer reset button, then turn ignition to "1" (Accessory).
  • Keep odometer reset button depressed for approximately five more seconds until any of following words appear in display: "Oil Service" or "Inspection" with "Reset" or "Re."
  • On models equipped with high cluster, remaining amount of fuel in liters until next service is displayed should appear.
  • On all models, depress ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water inlet and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS

  • If reusing belt, mark belt with rotational direction for installation alignment.
  • Lock belt pulley in position using suitable holding tool, then remove water pump fan clutch mounting nut using suitable wrench. Nut has lefthan...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2003 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

RH Rear Wheelhouse Diagram for 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GASRH Rear Wheelhouse Diagram for 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank Leakage Module
  • Fuel Tank Leakage Module Connector
  • I01065
  • X17141
  • Top Center Of Engine Under Intake Manifold Diagram for 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GASTop Center Of Engine Under Intake Manifold Diagram for 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Y2341
  • Injector 1
  • Injector 1 Connector
  • X2341
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2003 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Digital Motor Electronics Control Unit
  • E Box Fan
  • 2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 BMW 325XI Sport Wagon 2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Volute Spring
  • Steering Wheel Button
  • Program Selector Switch
  • SMG 2 Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2003 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 2003 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2003 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2003 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2003 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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