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
   - Steering
      Security measures during the work with a safety cushion
      Removal and installation of a steering wheel
      Removal and installation of the top facing of a steering column
      Removal and installation of a tip of steering draft
      Removal and installation of steering draft
      Fastening of a hydraulic pump
      Removal of air and filling of a hydraulic system of the power steering with liquid
      Check and adjustment of angles of installation of wheels
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics

Removal and installation of steering draft


1. Mark with paint the provision of a wheel concerning a nave. Thanks to it the balanced wheel can be established in former situation. Weaken bolts of fastening of a wheel on the car standing on the earth. Lift and install the car on supports and remove a wheel.

2. Turn off a nut of fastening of the spherical hinge at an inclined support.

3. Disassemble the sharovy hinge a stripper, for example, of HAZET 779-1.

4. Remove a collar and shift a protective cover back.
5. Move a gear lath as far as possible.
6. Disconnect steering draft (shooter).


1. Measure length of old steering draft. At new steering draft screw a tip so that to receive earlier existing size. Zakontrite tip.
2. Tighten a lock-nut the moment of 45 Nanometers.
3. If it is necessary, clear a finger of the spherical hinge and the place of its landing in a rotary support of lubricant.
4. Check a protective cover and if necessary replace.
5. Fix steering draft on a gear lath by the moment presented in Specifications.
6. Put on a protective cover and fix it by a new collar. You watch that the cover was not overwound.
7. Insert a tip of steering draft into a rotary support. Screw the new self-stopped nut and tighten it the moment specified in Specifications.
8. Establish and fix a forward wheel. Do not grease bolts of fastening of a wheel. Establish a wheel so that the markings put at removal coincided. Lower the car on wheels. Tighten bolts of fastening of a wheel the moment of 100 Nanometers.
9. Adjust a track, address the Section Check and adjustment of angles of installation of wheels.