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





Adjustment of provision of a cowl

The hummock drive of both locks of a cowl should not have side plays. The cover of a cable has to be in a lock guide completely. Otherwise at impact on the cowl drive the cable in a guide can slip that will result in impossibility of opening of locks.


If the adjusted cowl is displaced concerning the situation, then not tinted places are visible.


 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Adjust position of the persistent screw (1) of the left and right loops so that the A=25 size ± 1 mm.
2. Check an emphasis (2). If necessary replace a loop

Adjustment of the drive of a cowl

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Adjust the provision of a cowl the adjusting device. Address an accompanying illustration.

The cable should not be tense. On an illustration the cable and locks are shown on a portable element.

2. If it is necessary, adjust the cowl drive course the adjusting screw (an arrow on an accompanying illustration).

3. Completely screw an emphasis.

Adjustment of side provision of a cowl

1. Address an accompanying illustration.

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Weaken bolts of fastening (1) and (2) left and right loops so that the cowl could be shifted.

2. Close a cowl and expose it rather right and left wings.

If there is not enough range of adjustment, weaken bolts of fastening of loops of a cowl to a body and displace them concerning a body.

3. Carefully open a cowl and fix cowl bolts.

Adjustment of height of a back part of a cowl

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Adjust cowl height around loops. For this purpose close a cowl and measure a deviation on cowl height in relation to wings.
2. Open a cowl and bring under it a support or ask to take the assistant.

3. Turn out bolts (1) and (2) and depending on a deviation from the correct situation take out or insert laying.

4. Tighten fastening bolts at the left and on the right.
5. Again check situation on height. If necessary repeat adjustment.

Adjustment of height of a forward part of a cowl

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Weaken bolts of fastening of pins of the lock so that they could move.

2. Several times close the lock so that locks were combined.

Do not close a cowl on the lock.

3. Tighten bolts of fastening of pins of locks.

4. Turn off a lock-nut (1) and turn the screw-driver a lock pin.

5. Thus adjust the equal provision of a cowl in relation to wings. Pay attention to achievement of a parallel gap in relation to facing.
6. Tighten a lock-nut.
7. Check that locks were reliably fixed. If necessary repeat adjustment.

Adjustment of an emphasis

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Open a cowl.
2. Turn out an emphasis so that the cowl was under some pressure. For this purpose make two columns about 10 mm high of plasticine. Put them under an emphasis and close a cowl. Then open a cowl and measure height of an emphasis and the compressed columns. Turn out an emphasis on the received value of height of 0.5 mm. In the specified way adjust all emphasis.
3. Check whether the cowl without gaps on all emphasis lies. If necessary repeat adjustment.

The cowl should not act under wings. Otherwise at the movement of the car there is a wind noise

4. Measure a cowl vystupaniye over the lens of a headlight. It has to make And = 4 ± 1 mm. Otherwise adjust the provision of a headlight.

5. Weaken bolts (arrows on an accompanying illustration) and displace a headlight forward or back.

Do not put pressure upon a headlight. If necessary displace the lower bolts of fastening.

6. If the headlight was displaced, check its adjustment.