BMW 5 series E39

Since 1996-2001 of release

Repair and car operation

+ Introduction
+ The maintenance instruction
+ Current leaving and service
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
- Suspension bracket and steering
   + Forward suspension bracket
   + Back suspension bracket
   - Steering
      Security measures at work with a safety pillow
      Removal and steering wheel installation
      Removal and installation of the top facing of a steering column
      Removal and installation of a tip of steering draught
      Removal and installation of steering draught
      Hydropump fastening
      Removal of air and filling of hydrosystem of the amplifier of a wheel with a liquid
      Check and adjustment of corners of installation of wheels
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electric equipment schemes
+ System of onboard diagnostics

Removal and installation of the top facing of a steering column


1. Lower a steering column completely downwards and completely put forward.


2. Turn out a bolt (the marksman on an accompanying illustration).

3. Press the top facing from both parties in the area shown on an accompanying illustration, and remove upward.

4. Disconnect and remove the top part of facing.


1. If it is necessary, replace a nut of the top bolt of fastening.


2. Establish the top part and fix it. Thus the hook (1) should enter into a reception part (2).

3. Press downwards the top part sideways a steering wheel and fix it in the bottom part.
4. Fix screws the top part.