Question about 2005 BMW X5

1 Answer

I am considering attempting to replace my rear-passenger-side window actuator on my own, on my 2001BMW X5. I am quite handy, and can handle a variety of basic repairs and maintenance. Is there anything I need to be aware of, or directions you could provide?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,118 Answers

Most all your major auto parts stores have web sites you can go to to get instructions and diagrams (exploded vews) of the project your undertaking.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Passanger side doors wont lock


From where , any switch ? driver door switch or either passenger door switch . This is a very complex system controlled by modules (microprocessors)
?€¢
The driver door switch assembly (DDSA)


?€¢
The driver door module (DDM)


?€¢
The passenger door module (PDM)


?€¢
The rear door module (RDM)


?€¢
The LH front power door lock switch


?€¢
The RH front power door lock switch


?€¢
The LH front door lock actuator


?€¢
The RH front door lock actuator


?€¢
The LH rear door lock actuator


?€¢
The RH rear door lock actuator


?€¢
The remote control door lock receiver (RCDLR)


?€¢
The power door serial data circuit


?€¢
The class 2 serial data circuit


?€¢
The DRVMDL Fuse - 10 amp


?€¢
The PDM Fuse - 10 amp


?€¢
The RRINMDL Fuse - 10 a
Class 2 and Power Door Serial Data Links
The class 2 and power door data circuits are both serial data links. The serial data circuits replace cables in the vehicle by multiplexing (time-sharing) data to and from each device over a single wire referenced to ground. If the power door serial data is lost, both the rear door module (RDM) and the passenger door module (PDM) enters the sleep mode. With the RDM and the PDM in sleep mode, no power door operations are possible.
Your best bet is to take it to the dealer or an ASE certified repair shop .

Feb 20, 2016 | 2003 Buick Park Avenue

1 Answer

2001 BMW X5 Unlocked driver door wont open from inside or outside


handles may be in good condition but the lever on the latch itself may have came loose. your mostlikley looking at dismantelling the apolsery with the door closed to rectify it.

Apr 21, 2013 | 2001 BMW X5 3.0i

1 Answer

I need replace the fuse for the rear light for the bmw x5 2003 4.4


according to autozone, there is a fuse box under the dash on the passenger side and one in the trunk

Nov 08, 2012 | 2007 BMW X5 3.0si SAV

2 Answers

When I turn the heat on the drivers side only kicks out cold air while the passenger side kicks out hot air...


The blend door is not working right or the in car air temperature sensor is faulty.
Removal & Installation Air Inlet Door Vacuum Motor To Remove:
  1. Remove the instrument panel.
  2. Remove the air inlet door motor mounting screws. CAUTION
    Do not attempt to bend any part of the air inlet duct door lever.
  3. Rotate and remove the air inlet door vacuum control motor.
To Install:
  1. Rotate and install the air inlet door vacuum control motor.
  2. Install and tighten the mounting screws.
  3. Install the instrument panel.
Defroster Door Vacuum Motor To Remove:
  1. Remove the passenger air bag module from the instrument panel.
  2. Disconnect the vacuum line and remove the mounting screws. CAUTION
    Do not attempt to bend any part of the defroster airflow mode door lever.
  3. Rotate and remove the vacuum control motor from the defrost door lever.
To Install:
  1. Rotate and install the vacuum control motor on the defrost door lever.
  2. Install and tighten the mounting screws.
  3. Connect the vacuum line to the vacuum control motor.
  4. Install the passenger's air bag module.
Floor Console Register Duct Vacuum Motor To Remove:
  1. Remove the floor console.
  2. Remove the right-side instrument panel insulator.
  3. Working from the passenger's footwell, disconnect the vacuum hose.
  4. Remove the screws and the floor console register duct vacuum control motor. CAUTION
    Do not attempt to bend any part of the floor console register duct door lever.
  5. Rotate and remove the vacuum control motor from the floor console register duct door.
To Install:
  1. Rotate and install the vacuum control motor on the floor console register duct door.
  2. Install and tighten the mounting screws.
  3. Connect the vacuum hose to the floor console register duct vacuum control motor.
  4. Install the insulator under the dash.
  5. Install the floor console.
Panel/Floor Door Vacuum Motor To Remove:
  1. Working through the driver footwell, remove the two screws and the shield. CAUTION
    Do not attempt to bend any part of the airflow mode door lever.
  2. Label and disconnect the two vacuum hoses.
  3. Remove the mounting screw.
  4. Lift, rotate and remove the panel/floor door vacuum control motor from the door lever.
To Install:
  1. Install the panel/floor door vacuum control motor on the door lever.
  2. Install and tighten the mounting screw.
  3. Connect the vacuum hoses in their original positions.
  4. Install the shield on the vacuum motor.
Auxiliary Air Distribution Blend Door Actuator To Remove:
  1. Remove the right rear quarter trim panel access panel. Auxiliary climate control housing removal and installation ford-10-00-4589.gif

  2. Remove the auxiliary air distribution blend door actuator screws.
  3. Disconnect the auxiliary air distribution blend door actuator connector.
To Install:
  1. Connect the auxiliary air distribution blend door actuator connector.
  2. Install the auxiliary air distribution blend door actuator screws.
  3. Install the right rear quarter trim panel access panel.
Auxiliary Temperature Blend Door Actuator To Remove:
  1. Remove the right rear quarter trim panel. Auxiliary climate control housing removal and installation ford-10-00-4589.gif

  2. Disconnect the temperature auxiliary temperature blend door actuator connector.
  3. Remove the temperature auxiliary temperature blend door actuator screws.
  4. Remove the temperature auxiliary temperature blend door actuator.
To Install:
  1. Install the temperature auxiliary temperature blend door actuator.
  2. Install the temperature auxiliary temperature blend door actuator screws.
  3. Connect the temperature auxiliary temperature blend door actuator connector.
  4. Install the right rear quarter trim panel.
--- In-Car Temperature Sensor Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Remove the instrument cluster finish panel.
  2. Disconnect the in-vehicle temperature sensor connector.
  3. Disconnect the in-vehicle temperature sensor aspirator tube.
  4. Remove the in-vehicle temperature sensor screws.
  5. Remove the in-vehicle temperature sensor.
To Install:
  1. Install the in-vehicle temperature sensor.
  2. Install the in-vehicle temperature sensor screws.
  3. Connect the in-vehicle temperature sensor aspirator tube.
  4. Connect the in-vehicle temperature sensor connector.
  5. Install the instrument cluster finish panel.
prev.gif next.gifprev.gif next.gif

Oct 07, 2010 | 2004 Ford Freestar

1 Answer

2004 deville passenger front and rear power windows


hello there:
you may have to disassemble the door panel and check to see if the cable going to the actuator has come off if the cable is there and mounting looks OK you may need to replace the actuator its a simple procedure to do and it's just as expensive to replace the motor and actuator together at the same time the reason for this is to resolve future problems.... hope this helps thanks

May 30, 2010 | 2004 Cadillac Deville

1 Answer

The rear hatch seem to be jammed or stuck it wont open at all how can i get it open


Crawl thru the front to the rear of the truck, Remove the two screws on the gate release handle (they are underneath the handle, two philips).
Gently pull on the plastic panel by the release handle, it will come out about 4 inches, it should be enough if you have a small arm (which I have.) I wedged a plastic 20oz bottle between the rear gate and the inner plastic panel, to keep the plastic held out, don't over stress the plastic it will break if its old enough, look down from the window hatch about 5 inches or so and notice the 2" x 3" opening, there is a lever in there that is moved by the actuator, and a piece of plastic (which is what my friends truck needs, if someone has a part number or aftermarket please advise) but if you reach in to that access panel, there is a slide that moves from right (looking at the gate from the inside) to left, moving it to the left (Opens the window)
Apon opening the window, remove the plastic bottle, and open the rear gate hatch, when the hatch is open there are two screws one on the left side of the gate, and on the right side.I hope this helps you out, remember: don't overstress the plastic, strip out the screws, or break the window..
Once you have everything out, you can replace the actuator or fix the wire leads that may have come loose form the rear door actuator keep you from opening the rear window.
Good luck and thank you for using fixya

Mar 06, 2010 | 2001 Chevrolet Blazer

1 Answer

I am needing a door lock actuator (passenger door) for my 2000 Lexus RX300. Do you know of any parts places besides Lexus where I might find one ?


Try to find your solution here, from Germany Lexus Owners:

QUOTE
I justreplaced my door lock actuator on my 2003 Lexus RX300. A rather comprehensive set of instructions for removal of the door panel can be found at: clublexus.com door+panel+removal

To remove the door handle trim: after removing the screw in the door handle trim, pry (I use a painters 5 in 1 tool) the trim piece outwardsfrom the rear of the door panel at both the top and bottom of the trim piece. This will release the two small rear clips. Then push the trim forward to release the main clip located on the back side the handle trim piece

As the least expensive OEM replacement door lock actuator for Lexus RX300 is $230 or more, I opted for the $15 replacement option as outlined below: us.lexusownersclub.com/forums

Keep in mind that this job outlined above is a bit on the technical side.If you aren't that talented, spend the money and order a OEM Lexus replacement latch actuator and do the installation as the OEM latch assembly is not repairable.

Viel Gluck (good luck in German)
END QUOTE

I hope helps with this. Good luck.

Dec 29, 2009 | 2000 Lexus RX 300

1 Answer

2002 Saturn Vue rear passenger door will not lock


It sounds like the the linkage, actuator (power locks), or the mechanism has broken or become dislodged.
On the inside trim, you can remove screws that are by the door handle, arm rest, under door and side of door and then gently pull back on the panel as there will also be retaining clips attached and you don't want to break them. You'll need to lift the door panel upwards in order to get it off the window ledge. Then you'll need to manipulate the panel and disconnect the door handle linkage from the door handle and disconnect the wiring for your controls. Pull back the weather seal and you should see everything and hopefully see the cause.

Sep 24, 2009 | 2004 Saturn VUE

2 Answers

Replace outside door handle


Your going to have to remove the inside door panel to get to the two screws that hold the door handle in place. Just make sure your windows are up so the window is not in the way to get to the two screws to un bolt the out side door handle. You can buy the replacement door handle from Auto Zone and buy extra door clips, since they always break. Auto Zone will have the step by step instructions to get the job done and it should take just under an hour, some band aids will be handy too. Good luck and hope this helps, keep me posted, be glad to help.

Jun 22, 2009 | 2000 GMC New Sierra 1500

1 Answer

Central Locking System Malfunction (i suppose)


check the door lock switchs first to make sure their is power going to it then check the lock actuators sounds like the door actuators though that need to be replaced.

Mar 07, 2009 | 1999 BMW 323 Series

Not finding what you are looking for?

Open Questions:

See all 2005 BMW X5 Questions

2005 BMW X5 Logo

Related Topics:

106 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top BMW Experts

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

271 Answers

Al Clark

Level 2 Expert

290 Answers

Doberman

Level 2 Expert

246 Answers

Are you a BMW Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...