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Bmw x5: window regulator on X5 back door broke..door panel..side back

Customer Question

window regulator on X5 back door broke again,how can I remove door panel to put the window up until I fix the problem?
left and right side back windows on bmw x5
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  brownjeff replied 5 years ago.

I will attach the information on how to remove the panel.

 

If you still need help just reply, if not click ACCEPT when we are done.

 

Thanks,

 

JB

 

Remove clipped-in trim (decorative strip) on door trim panel.
Remove toggle switch for door window operation.
Remove footwell light on bottom of door.

Version with roller sun blind additionally:
Remove roller sun blind on door window.
Release screw (1).



Installation:
Bracket (2) must not be damaged.



Release screws (1).
Lever out airbag label (2) and release screw underneath.



Unclip clips (1) of door trim panel with special tool 00 9 317 (trim panel wedge).



Carefully unclip door trim panel (1) at top with special tool 00 9 317 (trim panel wedge).
Feed door trim panel (1) out of unlocking button (3).

Installation:
Bend open retainers (2) on inner door plate for accommodating central clip.



Version with lighting for inside door handle:
If necessary, disconnect plug connection (1) on inside door handle (2).



Unhook Bowden cable for release lever:

  • Tighten release lever (1).
  • Lever out lock (2).
  • Detach Bowden cable towards inside/rear.

Installation:
Press unlocking lever (1) for installation fully on door trim panel.



Version with additional speaker:
If necessary, disconnect plug connection (1) on additional speaker (2).
Remove door trim panel (3).



Installation:
Clips (1) are longer than the other clips.
Clips (1) are gray, the other clips are white.
Fit all clips with sealing ring.
If necessary, replace faulty clips.

Installation:
After assembling the door trim panel proceed as follows:

  • Open door window.
  • Lock with vehicle key.
  • Check whether linkage of safety button can move freely.
  • If necessary, align linkages.

 

 

 

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
thanks,but you answer half the question,and the pics.didn't load. I can't begin to imagine how to put jack back in the box without the special tools and a door panel dictionary (bowden cable?)....
No wonder BMW chrges so much to fix this problem every time.
Expert:  brownjeff replied 5 years ago.

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