Bmw E39 M5 rear top mounts

This M5 has developed some light insulated suspension clonks from the rear of the car.

Time for some new shock absorber top mounts.

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New top mounts to be fitted.

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To access the mounts the rears seats need to be removed.

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And the shock absorber unbolted at the bottom where it joins the rear suspension.

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Now undo the 3 top nuts and the shock can be removed.

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Using spring compressor tools compress the spring and then undo the mount.

Here’s a pic of the new top mount fitted ready to reinstall to the car.

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