Home Auto Repair 2001 BMW X5 3.0i (E53) Outer Door Handles Freeze Install Manual

2001 BMW X5 3.0i (E53) Outer Door Handles Freeze Install Manual

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Download Cause the bowden cables connecting the outer door handles to the latch assemblies may get water inside the outer sheath of the cable. If the temperature drops under freezing before the water dries out, the water may freeze, stopping the movement of the inside cable. Correction as of seven/02 production, the sealing of the outer cable from water penetration was improved by modifying the rubber nipple on the handle end of the cable. In case of a buyer criticism, change the outer door handles with the improved parts. Parts info procedure replace the entrance door handle assemblies per repair instructions, section fifty one 21 200. Replace the rear door deal with assemblies per repair instructions, section fifty one 22 200.