BMW 5 series E39

Since 1996-2001 of release

Repair and car operation

+ Introduction
- The maintenance instruction
   Controls, devices and control lamps
   Zapornye devices and the anticreeping alarm system
   The salon equipment
   Safety systems
   Fuel refuelling, start and engine stop
   Lay brake
   Manual box of a gear change (РКПП)
   Automatic transmission (АТ) *
   The alarm system of emergency rapprochement at a parking (PDC) *
   System of automatic stabilisation of stability with a regulator of traction effort (ASC+T)
   Electronic adjustment of rigidity of amortisation (EDC) * and adjustment of a road gleam
   Heating and ventilation system
   Automatic кондиционер*
   Independent systems of heating and ventilation
   System самодиагностики*
   The travelling computer
   The Katalitichesky converter
   Antiblocking system of brakes (ABS)
   Movement with the trailer
   Luggage carrier on a roof
   Automobile телефон*
   Radio reception
   Readjustment of headlights
   Automobile radio receiver
   Audiosystem of type Hi-Fi with DSP*
   Sign emergency остановки*
+ 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
+ Electric equipment schemes
+ System of onboard diagnostics


Lay illumination and passing light

Lay illumination

Passing light / the Xenon фары*
If at included a passing light to switch off ignition it is necessary to burn lay illumination.

The xenon фары*

The xenon headlights is much better and more uniform shine road in front of the car, and also its lateral parts in comparison with usual галогенными headlights.

In the xenon headlights light is created not by a thread накаливания, and a light arch. The mix of inert gases being in a quartz flask with metal steams is shone under the influence of a high voltage. Then on an arising light arch the low voltage moves more. At light inclusion it is appreciable defined инерционность. The maximum brightness is reached approximately in 15 seconds.

The xenon headlights improve visibility under bad weather conditions and difficult road situations, for example at night trips to a rain on reconstructed road without a marking.

The xenon headlights appreciably promote safety of traffic as allow the driver to see easier, for example, pedestrians, motorcyclists and the bicyclists moving on a right edge проезжей parts.

The prevention of not switched off illumination

When you turn a key in position 0 within several seconds the buzzer sounds, reminding that illumination has not been switched off.

For cars with the alphanumeric display of system automatic диагностики*: the reminder is deduced on the display.

Light for movement in the afternoon

At desire light switch can be left in the second fixed position. In this case at ignition deenergizing external illumination will go out also.

In some updatings day illumination automatically joins at ignition key turn in position 2 if light switch thus is in position 0.

Illumination of devices

Brightness of illumination is regulated by rotation of a corrugated castor.

Adjustment of an angle of slope of headlights

The passing light orientation can be adjusted according to car loading that allows to avoid blinding action of headlights on drivers of counter transport.

Data in brackets concerns movement with the trailer.
0 (1) = 1-2 persons without luggage
1 (1) = 5 persons without luggage
1 (2) = 5 persons with luggage
2 (2) = 1 person, the car luggage carrier is loaded completely
Cars with a regulator road просвета*: position 0, irrespective of loading.

1 person, a full luggage carrier, movement with the trailer - position 1.

Observe norms of admissible axial loading for the back bridge of the car (address to Specifications).

Light signal / parking fires

1 — a headlight
2 — a light signal (at inclusion the dark blue control lamp burns)
3 — parking fires

Parking fires at the left or on the right

At ignition key installation in position 0 translate the lever of the switch of indexes of turn in demanded position. It will be fixed in the position corresponding to inclusion of indexes of turn.

The switch of antifog devices

Antifog фары*
At the included antifog headlights on an instrument guard the green control lamp burns.

Back foggy фонари*
At the included back foggy lanterns on an instrument guard the yellow control lamp burns.

Antifog headlights and back foggy lanterns
Observe the rules regulating using by antifog devices of illumination.

Salon illumination

Management of salon illumination is carried out automatically.

Manual inclusion and illumination deenergizing in salon

Press a key (it is shown by an arrow).

If light in salon has to be switched off for long time hold a key pressed about 3 seconds.

For cancellation of this mode simply enough to press a key.

Lamps of illumination of space for ног*

Their work is similar to work of illumination of salon.

Lamps of individual illumination

The lamps of individual illumination located in front, near to a plafond of illumination of salon, and also in a zone of back seats *, can join and be switched off by the keys placed about corresponding fixtures, already after ignition key turn in position 1.

In order to avoid an accumulator discharge approximately in 15 minutes after ignition key turn in position 0 all devices of illumination in salon will be disconnected.