BMW 5 Series E39

since 1996-2001 release

Repair and operation of the car

+ Introduction
+ Maintenance instruction
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
- Power supply system and release
   + Power supply system
   - System of injection of the petrol engine
      Memory of malfunctions
      Security measures and rules of respect for purity during the work with system of injection
      Work of system of injection
      Check of systems of ignition and injection
      Adjustment of the drive of gas
      Removal and installation of a branch pipe of a butterfly valve
      Removal, check and installation of the valve of adjustment of idling
      Check, removal and installation of the sensor of temperature
      Check of injectors
      Removal and installation of injectors
   + Power supply system of the diesel engine
   + System of production of the fulfilled gases
+ 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

Adjustment of the drive of gas

The drive of gas is very sensitive to breaks and therefore, at its installation, it is necessary to be careful. The small break can lead later to break in the course of the movement. The cable having damages should not be established.
At cars with automatic adjustment of speed (tempostaty) at the lever of a butterfly valve the additional drive of gas is fixed. If it is necessary, the specified cable is disconnected similar to the basic.



1. Completely press the accelerator pedal and press it in this situation. For this purpose establish wooden whetstone between a seat and a pedal.

2. Press the lever of a butterfly valve, having installed it in the provision of full gas and turn an adjusting nut (1) so that the cable stretched, address an illustration. Release the accelerator pedal.

Gas drive detachment from the lever of a butterfly valve


1. Give gas the lever of a butterfly valve to unload gas cable nipples. Address an accompanying illustration.
2. Take out the nipple (2) from a segment.
3. Take out a cable cover from a support (1).

Connection of a cable


1. Pass a cable via the rubber plug of a support.
2. Give gas the lever of a butterfly valve, connect the cable nipple. Check adjustment of the drive of gas.