BMW 5 Series E39

since 1996-2001 release

Repair and operation of the car



BMW E39
+ Introduction
+ Maintenance instruction
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
- Brake system
   Anti-blocking system
   Removal and installation of front brake shoes
   Removal and installation of a brake disk / support of a forward brake
   Removal and installation of back brake shoes
   Removal and installation of back brake supports
   Removal and installation of a brake disk of back wheels
   Measurement of thickness of a brake disk
   Brake fluid
   Removal of air from the brake system
   Replacement of brake pipelines
   Replacement of a forward brake hose
   Check of the vacuum amplifier of a brake
   Removal and installation of brake shoes of the parking brake
   Adjustment of the parking brake
   Removal and installation of the lever of the parking brake
   Removal and installation of a cable of the parking brake
   Check and replacement of the switch of a stoplight
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics





Removal and installation of the lever of the parking brake

 REMOVAL

1. Remove the central console, address the Section Removal and installation of the central console.

2. Completely turn off lock-nuts and adjusting nuts of cables of the drive of a brake.

3. Disconnect an electric wire (1).
4. Turn off bolts of fastening and remove the lever of a brake (arrow).


 INSTALLATION

1. Enter cables of the drive of the parking brake into the lever. Insert and fix the brake lever.
2. Tighten by hand nuts of cables.
3. Adjust the parking brake, address the Section Adjustment of the Parking Brake.
4. Include ignition. At the switched-off parking brake the control lamp has to go out. If it does not die away, adjust the brake switch.
5 Install the central console.