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
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
- Automatic transmission
   Removal and installation of automatic transmission
   Adjustment of the drive of gear shifting
   Check of level and replacement of oil of 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 gear shifting

Position of the selector (P-R-N-D etc.) is established by the AT hummock drive. Adjustment of the drive is carried out after the AT installation or the drive of switching.


1. Install the selector in situation "P".
2. Lift and install the car on supports. Remove the lower guard of a motive compartment.

3. Weaken a nut (2) drives on the switching lever.

Not to bend a cable, at a nut otvorachivaniye surely hold tightening a bolt. If the cable was damaged, it needs to be replaced since after a while from will break.

4. Press the lever (3) a hand against the stop forward, i.e. in the direction of the movement. For AT it corresponds to the Parking mode.
5. Press a rod of the drive of a cable (4) in the direction against the movement (shooter) and clamp in this situation tightening a bolt the moment of 10 Nanometers. At the same time tightening hold a bolt from a provorachivaniye the second key not to bend a cable.
6. Establish the lower guard of a motive compartment. Lower the car on wheels.

Removal and installation of a cable of the drive


1. Turn off a tightening nut (2).
2. Weaken nuts (5) at a support and remove a support.

3. Adjust a cable, see above.