BMW X5 - E53 [1999–2006] - Inspection 1 Service
OUR INSPECTION 1 SERVICE CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING:
BODY AND ELECTRICS:
- Lighting system checked.
- Instrument panel, dashboard lighting and heating/ventilation fans checked.
- Horn, flashlights and hazard warning lights checked.
- Condition of safety belts checked; function of automatic belt tensioners, buckles and clips tested.
- Acid levels and charging status of battery checked; battery recharged (if necessary).*
- Microfilter for heating and air conditioning systems replaced.
- If MINI Mobility System is available: compressor canister replaced after four years.*
- Visibility checks for damage, leaks and corrosion performed on suspension and bodywork.
- Tailgate hinges lubricated.
- Self-diagnosis system tested; read-out of error memory.
- Engine oil and oil filter replaced.
- Cooling water levels and liquid concentration tested after top-up.
- Cooling water replaced at pre-determined interval (after four years at the latest) with suitable cooling liquid (if necessary).*
- Service interval indicator reset according to manufacturer’s instructions.
- Liquid levels for screen washer and headlight washer (if available) checked; liquid refilled if necessary.
- Liquid levels for power steering checked; liquid refilled if necessary.*
- Brake fluid replaced within the specified service intervals (after two years at the latest).*
- Average strength of front and rear brake pads measured.
- If brake pads are replaced: brake shaft cleaned; surface and strength of brake discs tested; wheel-centring hub of light-alloy wheels lubricated.*
- Steering tested for play, solidity, damage and wear and tear.
- Undercarriage tested for leaks, damage and corrosion.
- Brake cables checked for solidity, damage and correct positioning.
- Handbrake checked for correct function; adjusted as necessary.
- Handbrake repaired according to manufacturer’s specifications (if necessary).
- Tyre pressure (including spare wheel) tested and adjusted as necessary; Runflat Indicator reset; condition, profile and contact of tyres tested.
- Test drive to check road-worthiness, including tests for brakes, steering or power steering, clutch, indicators and warning lights.