BMW 5 Series E39

since 1996-2001 release

Repair and operation of the car

+ Introduction
+ Maintenance instruction
- Current leaving and service
   Schedule of routine maintenance
   Current leaving
   General information on control
   Check of levels of liquids
   Check of a condition of tires and pressure in them
   Replacement of motive oil and oil filter
   Check and adjustment of turns of idling of the engine and SO level
   Replacement of an element of the air filter
   Replacement of the filter of air of salon
   Check of the brake system
   Visual control of the bottom and elements of a body
   Check of level of liquid of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel
   Wheels and tires. Rotation, replacement, balancing and leaving. Snow chains. Sekretka of wheels. Elimination of trembling of a wheel
   Check of a state and replacement of hoses of a motive compartment
   Check of a condition of driving belts
   Check of a condition of the battery, care of it and charging. Replacement of a battery DU brelka
   Check and replacement of spark plugs
   Check of functioning of fuel system. Winter operation of the Diesel
   Check of functioning of the cooling system
   Check of a condition of system of production of the fulfilled gases
   Check of a condition of components of a suspension bracket and steering
   Check of a condition of protective covers of power shafts
   Lubricant of locking devices
   Visual check of seat belts
   Check of a state and replacement of brushes of screen wipers
   Replacement of brake fluid
   Cooling system liquid replacement. Check of frost resistance of a cooler. Visual check of the cooling system
   Removal of a sediment, replacement of the fuel filter. Removal of air from fuel system of the diesel engine
   Replacement of gearbox oil of a manual box of gear shifting
   Replacement of lubricant liquid of differential
   Check of thickness of the conducted clutch plate
+ 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

Check of level of liquid of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel


1. Periodically check liquid level in system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel in order to avoid emergence of problems with management of the car, such as damage of the steering pump. Act as follows.

Do not hold a steering wheel turned against the stop in this or that party more than five seconds. It can put the steering pump out of action.

2. The tank of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel is located in the left part of a motive compartment and has the unscrewing cover with the measuring probe which is built in in it.

3. Park the car on the flat platform and cock the parking brake.
4. Level of oil can be checked at cold or heated-up oil. Heated-up oil has temperature about + 80 °C, cold oil has ambient temperature.
5. Turn off an oil tank stopper on the cooled engine. Wipe the index of level on a stopper with a pure rag.

6. Put a cover on a mouth, without screwing up it, and remove again. Level of oil has to be between tags on the index. If necessary add oil. The added oil has to be authorized BMW. Add surely new oil since even insignificant pollution can cause failures of the hydraulic booster.

7. Start the engine and if necessary add oil that it was between marks in the index.
8. At the working engine turn several times a steering wheel from an emphasis against the stop. Thus from system air is removed.
9. Stop the engine.

The modulation of liquid is allowed no more than 5 mm above the MOVE. Remove surplus with the pure syringe. Close a cover.

Check sealing rings on a stopper. If necessary replace.

10. Close the tank a stopper.
11. If the frequent dolivaniye of liquid is required, check hoses and nipple connections of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel for existence of signs of wear and leaks.
12. Check a condition of a driving belt (address the Section Check of a Condition of Driving Belts).