BMW 5 Series E39

since 1996-2001 release

Repair and operation of the car

+ 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
- Suspension bracket and steering
   + Forward suspension bracket
   - Back suspension bracket
      Air shock-absorber of a back suspension bracket
      Removal and installation of the back shock-absorber
      Dismantling of a depreciation rack
   + Steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics

Air shock-absorber of a back suspension bracket

As an additional element the air shock-absorber of a back suspension bracket can be installed.

1 — the air shock-absorber
2 — the device of supply with air
3 — the pipeline right
4 — the pipeline left
5 — a bolt with a gear ring

The air shock-absorber represents a combination of a gas-filled emphasis and an air spring. The air spring consists of the air tank, the protection cover and the piston with an additional volume. The protection cover forms tight communication between the air tank and the shock-absorber. The working internal surface he perceives besides air pressure also load of the car.

At the left and on the right a back suspension bracket behind a cover there are height sensors which through an adjusting bar are connected with air shock-absorbers.
The control unit of the device of supply with air is under a spare wheel behind a cover of the block of devices.