BMW 5 Series E39

since 1996-2001 release

Repair and operation of the car



BMW E39
+ Introduction
- Maintenance instruction
   Governing bodies, devices and control lamps
   Locking devices and anticreeping alarm system
   Equipment of salon
   Security systems
   Gas station of fuel, start and stop of the engine
   Parking brake
   Manual Box of Gear Shifting (MBGS)
   Automatic Transmission (AT) *
   Tempostat
   The alarm system of emergency rapprochement at the parking (PDC) *
   System of automatic stabilization of stability with the regulator of traction effort (ASC+T)
   Electronic adjustment of rigidity of depreciation (EDC) * and adjustment of a road gleam
   Lighting
   System of heating and ventilation
   Automatic conditioner *
   Autonomous systems of heating and ventilation
   System of self-diagnostics *
   Traveling computer
   Running in
   Catalytic converter
   Anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS)
   The movement with the trailer
   Luggage carrier on a roof
   Automobile phone *
   Radio reception
   Readjustment of headlights
   Cowl
   Automobile radio receiver
   The Hi-Fi audio system with DSP *
   Sign of an emergency stop *
   First-aid kit *
+ 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
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics





Lighting

Parking lighting and passing beam

Parking lighting

Passing beam / Xenon headlights *
If at included passing beam to switch off ignition, then it will be necessary to burn parking lighting.

Xenon headlights *

Xenon headlights much better and more evenly light the road in front of the car, and also its side parts in comparison with usual halogen headlights.

In xenon headlights light is created not by thread of an incandescence, and a light arch. The mix of inert gases with vapors of metal which is in a quartz flask shines under the influence of high voltage. Then on the arising light arch more low voltage moves. At inclusion of light a certain lag effect is noticeable. The maximum brightness is reached approximately in 15 seconds.

Xenon headlights improve visibility under bad weather conditions and difficult road situations, for example at night trips to a rain on the reconstructed road without marking.

Xenon headlights considerably promote traffic safety as allow the driver easier to see, for example, pedestrians, motorcyclists and cyclists moving on the right edge of the carriageway.

The warning of not switched off lighting

When you turn a key in situation 0, within several seconds the buzzer reminding that lighting was not switched off sounds.

For cars with the alphanumeric display of system automatic диагностики*: the reminder is brought to the display.

Light for the movement in the afternoon

At desire it is possible to leave the switch of light in the second fixed situation. In this case at switching off of ignition also external lighting will go out.

In some modifications day lighting automatically joins at turn of the ignition key in situation 2 if light switch at the same time is in situation 0.

Illumination of devices

Brightness of illumination is regulated by rotation of a corrugated castor.

Adjustment of a tilt angle of headlights

The orientation of passing beam can be adjusted according to loading of the car that allows to avoid the blinding action of headlights on drivers of counter transport.

Data in brackets belong to the movement with the trailer.
0 (1) = 1-2 persons without baggage
1 (1) = 5 people without baggage
1 (2) = 5 people with baggage
2 (2) = 1 person, the luggage carrier of the car is loaded completely
Cars with the regulator road просвета*: situation 0, irrespective of loading.

Exception:
1 person, a full luggage carrier, the movement with the trailer - situation 1.

Respect the rules of permissible axial load for the back bridge of the car (address Specifications).

Light signal / parking fires

1 — driving beam
2 — a light signal (at inclusion the blue control lamp burns)
3 — parking fires

Parking fires at the left or on the right

At installation of the ignition key in situation 0 transfer the lever of the switch of indexes of turn to required position. It will be recorded in the situation corresponding to inclusion of indexes of turn.

Switch of fog devices

Fog lights *
At the included fog lights on an instrument guard the green control lamp burns.

Back foggy lamps *
At the included back foggy lamps on an instrument guard the yellow control lamp burns.

Fog lights and back foggy lamps
Follow the rules regulating use of fog devices of lighting.

Illumination of salon

Control of illumination of salon is exercised automatically.

Manual inclusion and switching off of lighting in salon

Press a key (it is shown by an arrow).

If the light in salon has to be turned off for a long time, then hold a key pressed about 3 seconds.

For cancellation of this mode it is rather simple to press a key.

Lighting lamps of space for legs *

Their work is similar to work of illumination of salon.

Lamps of individual lighting

The lamps of individual lighting located in front near a plafond of illumination of salon, and also in a zone of back seats *, can join and be switched off by the keys placed about the corresponding lamps after turn of the ignition key in situation 1.

In order to avoid an accumulator discharge approximately in 15 minutes after turn of the ignition key in situation 0 all devices of lighting in salon will be switched-off.