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
- Onboard electric equipment
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of onboard electric equipment - the general information
   Safety locks
   Fusible inserts
   Chain breakers (thermal relays)
   Relay
   Check of the relay
   Check of glow lamps
   Check of electric motors
   Check of electric switches
   Check of switches of lamps and electric motors
   Check of sensors
   Check of the electric motor of a screen wiper
   Check of a stoplight
   Check of a heater of back glass
   Removal and installation of the switch
   Removal and installation of the sensor of temperature
   Removal, installation and check of a sound signal
   Initialization of remote control of the uniform lock
   Adjustment of range of light of headlights
   Removal and installation of the electric motor of adjustment of range of light
   Replacement of safety locks
   Arrangement of safety locks
   Lighting devices
   Replacement of glow lamps
   Removal and installation of a headlight
   Adjustment of headlights
   Removal and installation of a back lamp
   Monitors
   Removal and installation of the block of the dashboard
   Replacement of lamps of the block of the dashboard
   Removal and installation of the switch of signals of a turn/screen wiper
   Removal and installation of the radio receiver
   Screen wiper
   Replacement of brushes of a screen wiper
   Removal, installation and adjustment snuffled windscreen washer
   Removal and installation of the drive of a screen wiper/cover
   Removal and installation of the electric motor of a screen wiper
   Check and replacement of the pump of windscreen washer
   Work with electric circuits
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics





Adjustment of headlights

The correct adjustment of headlights is of great importance for traffic safety. Exact adjustment of headlights demands use of the special device. Therefore here it is only specified where adjustment is made and what conditions have to be for this purpose satisfied.
   a) Air pressure in tires has to be equally established.
   b) The car should not be loaded. The person weighing 75 kg has to be in a driver's seat.
   c) The fuel tank has to be filled, at least, for 90%.
   d) The car has to stand on the flat platform.
   e) A forward part of the car needs to be "besieged" several times that the forward suspension bracket reached the working position.
   f) Adjustment of range of headlights has to be established on "0".
   g) Adjustment of headlights has to be carried out only at passing beam. The inclination of a light stream for a standard headlight has to make 10 cm by 10 m of length.

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Adjustment of headlights is made by rotation of adjusting screws (1) and/or (2).
   1 screw of adjustment down
   2 screw of adjustment across

2. On an illustration the right headlight is shown. At a left headlight an arrangement of screws mirror.

Fog lights

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Adjust an inclination of fog lights the screw-driver through an opening in a decorative lattice.
2. The inclination of a light stream for a standard headlight has to make 10 cm by 10 m of length.