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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 11-18-2012, 03:44 AM
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Brake rotor retaining bolt

What is the Torx size of the bolts that hold the brake rotors to the hubs?
Is it even a Torx drive? I haven't looked at it yet.
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:37 AM
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On other BMWs it is a hex (allen). I'd order spares just in case it strips. If it does strip just drill the head off, remove the rotor, and grab the 'now exposed' threads with a vicegrips.
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:56 AM
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What is the Torx size of the bolts that hold the brake rotors to the hubs?
Is it even a Torx drive? I haven't looked at it yet.
Thanks!
Typically the rotor bolts use a 5 or 6mm hex head. I apply anti-seize on them upon re-installation.
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:44 AM
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I just assumed it was a Torx because that's what's on my Mini.
They came out with no issues.

Now, does anyone know how to reset the brake pad warning?
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