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2004 BMW 325XI CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT BMW REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    Air Bag System Precautions -> BMW -> Arming
    Vehicle: 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    • Ensure nobody is in vehicle, then connect battery positive cable, then ground cable.
    • From a safe position to the side of or below air bag modules, turn ignition On and observe air bag indicator lamp. Lamp s...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    BMW -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except X3 & Z4 -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Models w/Fitting Or Union Bolt Connection -> Models w/Fuel Hose Connection -> Removal & Installation
    Vehicle: 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

    After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while it relearns its adaptive strategy.

    Fuel System Pressure Relief

    • Obtain the vehicle owner's radio theft protection code.
    • Remove the fuel pump relay(s).
    • Start the engine and allow it to stall.
    • Crank engine for 10 seconds to ensure the fuel pressure has been...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    Front

    Do not move vehicle with engine power once driveline shaft has been removed.

    • Remove rear underbody protection from assemblies.
    • Remove underbody protection at center.
    • Remove bolts transmission companion flange.
    • Remove bolts centering mount flange.
    • Remove front driveline.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor
    Vehicle: 2004 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 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise vehicle on suitable lift.
    • Remove bolts securing engine under cover.
    • Remove bolts from intake hood.
    • Pull rivet retainer outward to release fan cowl and lift upwards.
    • Remove microfilter housing by unclipping retainers and remove cable from duct.
    • Install suitable engine lift mounting brackets.
    • Remove nut at top engine mount and nut at bottom left engine mount.
    • Remove retainers securing engine underguard at front, middle, and rear.
    • Support exhaust system with suitable tool an secure jack against falling.
    • Remove nuts from exhaust manifold.
    • Loosen bolts at...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> BMW -> 1999-2005 3 Series & 2006 M3 & 325C Series
    Vehicle: 2004 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 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    BMW -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    The Anti-Lock warning lamp is used to warn of a system fault. It will be lit during engine start-up, but should go out when the self-diagnostic system determines that the system is functioning properly. If the ...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    • Drain engine coolant using suitable container.
    • Remove intake filter housing.
    • Remove fan cowl.
    • Pull locking clips upward and detach upper coolant hoses from expansion tank and radiator.
    • Unlock and disconnect plug connection at level sensor.
    • On models ...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 BMW 325XI 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 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2004 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Vehicle Underbody, Right Front Diagram for 2004 BMW 325XI  2.5 L6 GASVehicle Underbody, Right Front Diagram for 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • X62202
  • In Glove Box Diagram for 2004 BMW 325XI  2.5 L6 GASIn Glove Box Diagram for 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • X542
  • Charging Socket Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 BMW 325XI  2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Antenna
  • Amplifier
  • CD Changer
  • LH Front Tweeter
  • 2004 BMW 325XI  2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • LH Taillamp
  • RH Taillamp
  • RH Front Turn Signal
  • LH Front Turn Signal
  • LH Front Auxiliary Flasher
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 BMW 325XI cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 2004 BMW 325XI 2.5 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 BMW 325XI AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 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 2004 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 2004 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 2004 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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