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

System самодиагностики*

Graphic индикация*

At position 2 ignition keys on indication are deduced following preventions (condition) which do not die away before elimination of the reasons which have caused their occurrence.


1. Check up a passing light.
2. Add a liquid for washing of glasses, dies away approximately in one minute.
3. The door is opened.
4. The luggage carrier is opened.
5. Check up lanterns of a backing or stoplights.

If upon termination of a trip you left the car and have forgotten to switch off light the warning signal (any indication sounds does not appear), reminding about it.

Alphanumeric индикация*

At position 2 ignition keys on indication in the text form are deduced following preventions (condition) which are accompanied by gong sounding.

1 — the Symbols signalling about presence of the diagnostic information
2 — Indication
3 — the Button of automatic diagnostics (CHECK)

On degree приоритетности messages on malfunctions of systems are subdivided on two groups.

The first group приоритетности

The information on these malfunctions is accompanied by a gong and a blinking of alarm symbols (1). If simultaneously there are some malfunctions on indication they are deduced serially. Messages do not disappear before elimination of defects and (3) automatic diagnostics cannot be erased pressing of the button.

“Parkbremse loesen” (Remove from a lay brake)

“Kuehlwassertemperatur” (Temperature of a cooling liquid)
The engine перегрет. It is necessary to stop and muffle the engine immediately.

“Stop! Oeldruck Motor” (Stop! Pressure of oil in the engine)
Pressure of oil below norm. It is necessary to stop and muffle the engine immediately.

“Bremsfluessigk. pruefen” (Check up level of a brake liquid)
Level of a brake liquid has fallen practically to a minimum. At its first possibility it is necessary to add.

“Niveauregel. inaktiv” * (the regulator of a road gleam does not work)

“Einspritzanlage” * (injection System)

“LIMIT” * (Excess of speed)
Indication appears in case of excess of the speed ordered by rules of traffic of the corresponding country

The second group приоритетности

This indication appears approximately for 20 seconds at position 2 ignition keys. After the inscription will go out, there are alarm symbols. For a repeated call of messages it is necessary to press button CHECK.

“Kofferraum oeffen” (the Luggage carrier is opened)
The message appears only at the first трогании from a place with an open luggage carrier.

“Tuer oeffen” (the Door is opened)
The message appears, as soon as speed of movement will exceed some insignificant size.

“Gurt anlegen” (Put on a belt)
In addition the alarm lamp with a belt symbol burns

“Vorgluehen” (Preheat)
To get the engine it is possible only after the inscription will go out.

“Waschwasser fuellen” (Add a liquid for washing of glasses)
Liquid level is too low, add at the first possibility.

“Oelstand Motor pruefen” (Check up oil level in the engine)
At the first possibility (for example, at refuelling) it is necessary to finish level to norm.

“Bremslicht pruefen” (Check up stoplights)
The lamp has fused or there was a malfunction in an electrochain.

“Abblendlicht pruefen” (Check up a passing light)

“Standlicht pruefen (Check up lay illumination)

“Ruecklicht pruefen” (Check up back dimensional lanterns)

“Nebellicht vorn pruefen” (Check up antifog headlights)

“Nebellicht hinten pruefen” (Check up back foggy lanterns)

“Kennzeichenlicht pruefen” (Check up a lantern of illumination of licence plate)

“Anhaengerlicht pruefen” * (Check up illumination devices on the trailer)

“Fernlicht pruefen” (Check up a headlight)

“Rueckfahrlicht pruefen” (Check up backing lanterns)
The lamp has fused or there was a malfunction in an electrochain.

“Getriebenotprogramm” * (the Emergency program of management of a transmission)
“Bremsbelag pruefen” (Check up brake колодки)
“Funkschluessel-Batt.”* (panel DU Battery)
Replace batteries.
After replacement make initialization of the transmitter of remote control (in it, however, there is no necessity if replacement has occupied no more minute and thus buttons were not pressed).

“Kuehlwasserst. pruefen” (Check up level of a cooling liquid)
Liquid level has fallen below norm.
Add at the first possibility.

“Motornotprogramm” * (Management of engine work under the emergency program)
Malfunction in a control system of engine work.

“Einspritzanlage” * (injection System)

Messages upon termination of a trip

All messages on malfunctions which appeared during a trip, are highlighted one behind another on the display after ignition key turn in position 0.

The following instructions can be highlighted also:
“Licht an” (Light is not switched off)

Indication appears at opening of a door of the driver on termination of a trip.

Having taken advantage of button CHECK, you can cause messages within approximately three minutes after the trip termination when the key is already taken out from the ignition lock, and indication has gone out. If it is some messages, press button CHECK some times.

Check of serviceability of system of self-diagnostics

After ignition key turn in position 2 press button CHECK.

On the display there should be an acknowledgement:
“CHECK CONTROL OK” (the System of automatic diagnostics is serviceable).

It means that in under control systems of infringements is not revealed.