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
+ Suspension bracket and steering
- Body
   Care of a body
   Care of the finishing panels manufactured of vinyl
   Care of an upholstery and rugs of salon
   Repair of insignificant damages of body panels
   Repair of considerable damages of a body
   Body gaps
   Removal and installation of a front bumper
   Removal and installation of shock-absorbers of a front bumper
   Removal and installation of a rear bumper
   Removal and installation of the shock-absorber of a rear bumper
   Removal and installation of a forward wing
   Removal and installation of a cowl
   Adjustment of provision of a cowl
   Removal and installation of a trunk lid
   Adjustment of provision of a trunk lid
   Removal and installation of back facing of a luggage carrier
   Removal and installation of the lock of a cover of the luggage carrier/cylinder of the lock
   Removal and installation of a gas-filled emphasis of a cowl/trunk lid
   Replacement of a slip / company inscription
   Removal, installation and adjustment of a door
   Removal and installation of facing of a door
   Removal and installation of the door lock
   Removal and installation of the external handle of a door
   Removal and installation of the cylinder of the lock
   Removal and installation of the electric motor/microswitch of the uniform lock
   Removal, installation and adjustment of door glass
   Removal and installation of the power window
   Removal and installation of an external mirror
   Removal and installation of glass of a mirror
   Removal and installation of the case of an external mirror
   Removal and installation of an internal mirror
   Removal and installation of the central console
   Removal and installation of the electric motor of the movable panel of the hatch of a roof
   Removal and installation of a front seat
   Seat belt tension device
   Security measures at the handling of the belt tension device
   Protection of the device of a tension of a belt
   Removal and installation of a back seat
   Removal and installation of the shelf under a headdress
   Removal and installation of blinds of back glass
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics





Body

Specifications

Sizes of body gaps



Section

a =

b =

Section

with =

Squeezing of a sealant

A-A

4.5+1-0.5

21 ± 2

A-A

-

-

B-B

10 ± 1

12 ± 2

B-B

-

-

C - With

-

10 ± 1

C - With

12 ± 2

2.5 ± 1

D - D

-

12 ± 1,5

D - D

12 ± 2

1.5 ± 1

E-E

12 ± 2

10 ± 1

E-E

-

-

F-F

21 ± 2

4.5+1-0.5

F-F

-

-

G-G

13 ± 2

13 ± 2

G-G

5+1-0.5

-

H-H

22 ± 2

22 ± 2

H-H

5+1-0.5

-

I - I

4.5+1-0.5

-

I - I

-

-

Body of the BMW car of the 5th series bearing. The bottom group, sidewalls, a roof and back wings are welded in a uniform design. Forward and back glasses are pasted. Repair of considerable damages, and also replacement of glasses have to be made in conditions HUNDRED.

The cowl, trunk lid, doors and forward wings fasten bolt connections and can be without effort replaced.

Along with removal of elements of a body in the present Section also removal of elements of the internal equipment, such as seats and facings is described. Many of the elements of a design stated above have so-called Torx screws which otvorachivaniye requires the special screw-driver.

Security measures when performing body works

      •  When carrying out welding or other works connected with sparking near the rechargeable battery, the last has to be surely disconnected.

      •  It is not necessary to carry out welding or the soldering by soft or solid solders, air conditioning system elements filled with a working body if there is a danger of heating.

It is not necessary to open a contour of circulation of air conditioning system.

      •  Body elements, prostrate the strengthened corrosion, are galvanized. Not to a soshlifovyvayta a zinc covering before welding (it is allowed to remove a covering only at the soldering solid solders). At the same time welding current should be increased by 10%.

When welding galvanized sheets zinc oxides are formed. Security measures demand good ventilation of the area of carrying out welding.

      •  PVC bottom sheeting in the place of welding needs to be smoothed out a wire brush and, heating by hot air up to the temperature of +180 °C, to remove the pallet. When heating a covering of PVC over 180 °C are formed the hydrochloric acid making strong corrosive attack. Besides, couples, unhealthy the person are formed.

      •  It is not necessary to heat the car in the special furnace to temperature above +80 °C. Otherwise there is a danger of damage of electronic devices.