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
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
- Body
   Care of a body
   Care of the finishing panels manufactured of vinyl
   Care of an upholstery and rugs of salon
   Repair of insignificant damages of body panels
   Repair of considerable damages of a body
   Body gaps
   Removal and installation of a front bumper
   Removal and installation of shock-absorbers of a front bumper
   Removal and installation of a rear bumper
   Removal and installation of the shock-absorber of a rear bumper
   Removal and installation of a forward wing
   Removal and installation of a cowl
   Adjustment of provision of a cowl
   Removal and installation of a trunk lid
   Adjustment of provision of a trunk lid
   Removal and installation of back facing of a luggage carrier
   Removal and installation of the lock of a cover of the luggage carrier/cylinder of the lock
   Removal and installation of a gas-filled emphasis of a cowl/trunk lid
   Replacement of a slip / company inscription
   Removal, installation and adjustment of a door
   Removal and installation of facing of a door
   Removal and installation of the door lock
   Removal and installation of the external handle of a door
   Removal and installation of the cylinder of the lock
   Removal and installation of the electric motor/microswitch of the uniform lock
   Removal, installation and adjustment of door glass
   Removal and installation of the power window
   Removal and installation of an external mirror
   Removal and installation of glass of a mirror
   Removal and installation of the case of an external mirror
   Removal and installation of an internal mirror
   Removal and installation of the central console
   Removal and installation of the electric motor of the movable panel of the hatch of a roof
   Removal and installation of a front seat
   Seat belt tension device
   Security measures at the handling of the belt tension device
   Protection of the device of a tension of a belt
   Removal and installation of a back seat
   Removal and installation of the shelf under a headdress
   Removal and installation of blinds of back glass
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics

Removal, installation and adjustment of a door

Installation and removal of forward and back doors are carried out equally.


1. Turn out a bolt (1) from each loop by means of a head of 10 mm. Address an accompanying illustration.
2. Wring out sideways the screw-driver a stopper (2) from axis (3).
3. Beat out upward a mandrel an axis (3) of a door brake.

4. Remove a door from loops and put it on a support. Height of a support has to be such to exclude a tension of electric wires.

Do not damage a paint and varnish covering of a door and a forward wall. For protection of surfaces they can be stuck with a tape.

5. Disconnect the holder of the plug (an arrow on an accompanying illustration). Rasstykuyte shtekerny connection.

6. Lift a block. Thus, shtekerny connection undocks.


1. Join shtekerny connection and record it. Insert connection into a door rack. Fix the holder.

2. Put a door on the top and lower loops. For this purpose the assistant is required. The door axis (3) goes. By means of washers (5) it is possible to adjust the provision of a door on height. At installation of an old door adjustment, as a rule, is not required.
3. Screw in each loop a bolt (1).
1 — a bolt
2 — a body loop top
3 — a loop axis
4 — a door loop top
5 — a washer
6 — a lock washer

4. By means of the hammer insert an axis of a door brake and its zastoporta.
5. Close a door and check uniformity of a gap between a door and a body. If a gap uneven, weaken bolts of fastening of loops and adjust door height the top bolts.

At installation of a new door under a loop the remote washers allowing to displace a door outside and inside are established.

The door should be leveled (to drive) only complete with hinged details, such as a window regulator, glass, etc. as the characteristic of shift of a door depends on weight. At adjustment remove consolidations of a door. If forward and back doors were removed, at first level a back door, then a lobby.

6. Weaken a bolt of a-1-locking finger on a rack In by means of TORX key, and weaken a bolt-2-so that the locking wedge could be shifted. Do not change the provision of a locking wedge-3-on depth.

7. Raise and hold the door handle. Close a door, height and an inclination of a locking wedge thereby is regulated.

The probe is used to the direction of a locking wedge in a workshop.

8. Carefully open a door and tighten bolts with effort of 30 Nanometers.

Shift of a forward edge of a door inside and a back edge outside no more than 1 mm is allowed. The worn-out locking element has to be replaced.