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
+ Body
- Onboard electric equipment
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of an onboard electric equipment - the general information
   Safety locks
   Fusible inserts
   Chain breakers (thermal relays)
   The relay
   Relay check
   Check of lamps накаливания
   Check of electric motors
   Check of electric switches
   Check of switches of lamps and electric motors
   Check of gauges
   Check of the electric motor of a screen wiper
   Stoplight check
   Check of a heater of back glass
   Removal and switch installation
   Removal and installation of the gauge of temperature
   Removal, installation and check of a sound signal
   Remote control initialization by the uniform lock
   Adjustment of range of light of headlights
   Removal and installation of the electric motor of adjustment of range of light
   Replacement of safety locks
   Arrangement of safety locks
   Illumination devices
   Replacement of lamps накаливания
   Removal and headlight installation
   Adjustment of headlights
   Removal and installation of a back lantern
   Removal and installation of the block of the panel of devices
   Replacement of lamps of the block of the panel of devices
   Removal and installation of the switch of signals of turn/screen wiper
   Removal and radio receiver installation
   Screen wiper
   Replacement of brushes of a screen wiper
   Removal, installation and adjustment snuffled стеклоомывателя
   Removal and installation of a drive of a screen wiper/cover
   Removal and installation of the electric motor of a screen wiper
   Check and pump replacement стеклоомывателя
   Work with electric schemes
+ Electric equipment schemes
+ System of onboard diagnostics

Replacement of safety locks

For protection against short circuit and overloads of electric connections and consumers separate chains are protected by fuses.

Safety locks are located in the block of safety locks which are in a ware box.


1. Before safety lock replacement necessarily switch off the corresponding consumer.

2. Open a ware box and turn to the left on 90 two white clips. Downwards the block of safety locks thus is released and deviates. The arrangement of safety locks is shown on a regiment under the panel of safety locks which are put forward.

3. A sign of the burnt down safety lock is the fused metal plate.

4. Take out the failed safety lock. In the block of safety locks is red plastic скоба for removal of safety locks.

5. Insert to the place of the burnt down safety lock serviceable, on the same current strength.
6. If after a while the new safety lock again fuses, it is necessary to check up a corresponding electric chain.
7. At all do not replace a safety lock with a wire or something similar as it can lead to serious damages of electric devices.
8. It is recommended to have with itself in the car spare safety locks. For their storage in the block of safety locks there are special empty seats.

9. The safety lock rated current is specified on its plastic case. Besides, certain colour of the case corresponds to a certain current strength.
And - расплавляющаяся a wire
Colour marks of safety locks are presented in Specifications.

10. Lift the block of safety locks upward and turn to the right clips.
Additional safety locks are located in a luggage carrier behind the right lateral facing.
The safety lock of a positive cable from the storage battery is over the storage battery in a separate box.
On the cars equipped with the tjagovo-drawbar, behind the right panel of an upholstery of a luggage carrier the block of additional safety locks of chains of lanterns of the trailer is established.