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





Check and replacement of the switch of a stoplight

The switch of a stoplight is in the region of legs at a brake pedal support.

 CHECK

1. If the stoplight does not light up, check first of all a safety lock. Then check glow lamps. If lamps are serviceable, check the stoplight switch.
2. Uncover around legs (over a pedal).
3. Rasstykuyte shtekerny connection of the switch of a stoplight, having squeezed lock pads.
4. Include ignition.
5. Connect both contacts in the stoplight switch plug a short auxiliary wire. If at the same time the stoplight does not light up, replace the stoplight switch.


 REMOVAL

1. Remove the lower cover in the left part of the region of an arrangement of legs.

2. Rasstykuyte shtekerny connection of the switch, having squeezed lock pads. Address an accompanying illustration.
3. Press a brake pedal. Pull (3) pusher (1) and the plug (2) forward. Address an accompanying illustration.
4. In this situation squeeze a clip (4) and extend the switch from the holder back.


 INSTALLATION

1. Insert the switch with completely extended plug into a support of a pedal and record.
2. Insert the red safety plug into the switch so that the fillet of the plug adjoined to a pedal support.
3. Join shtekerny connection and record it.
4. Check whether the stoplight at the included ignition lights up.
5. Establish the lower cover.