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





Care of an upholstery and rugs of salon

Each three months remove rugs and mats and you make cleaning of internal panels of interior of the car (in case of need this procedure can be made and is more often). For cleaning of dust and garbage, and also for cleaning of rugs and mats it is possible to use a rigid brush or the broom. After rugs and an internal upholstery it is necessary to vacuum carefully, in particular along seams and folds.

The eaten dirt can be removed from rugs by means of the household or automobile shampoos sold in the form of aerosols. Follow instructions of manufacturers, then vacuum rugs and "tousle" them a rigid brush.

The most part of internal panels of salon is covered with a vinyl upholstery for care of which the set of special cleaners and shampoos is issued — ask in shops of automobile accessories. Follow instructions of manufacturers and before starting global cleaning test new structure on the hidden site of an upholstery (for example, the lower surface of pillows or lower edge of seatbacks), having defined its ability to cause change of coloring and other undesirable consequences.

After cleaning the vinyl upholstery has to be processed by protective structure.

Before application for processing of seats read the summary to structure - not all them them are suitable for this purpose, doing seats too slippery.


Do not process protective structures a vinyl braid of a steering wheel.

The leather upholstery demands special leaving. Its cleaning has to be made regularly with use of saddle soap or the special cleaning structures. It is not necessary to make at all attempts to remove spots from surfaces of a leather upholstery by means of alcohol, gasoline, means for removal of a varnish from nails or solvent for means of processing of skin.

After cleaning regularly process a leather upholstery special conditioners which should be rubbed soft cotton fabric. Do not try to process upholstery leather wax for care of body panels at all.

Leaving for a long time the car standing on the sun, try to cover with something the lit sites of a leather upholstery of seats.