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

Fuel refuelling, start and engine stop


(Concerning type and features of application of grades of fuel address to materials of Specifications).

The cover of the refuelling hatch opens by pressing its first line.

Emergency unlocking of a cover лючка a refuelling mouth

1. Undertaken on the handle in the top part of the right lateral panel of an upholstery of a luggage carrier, take away it downwards.

2. Extend the button with a filling station symbol.

At the reference with fuel on filling stations observe the safety rules hung out there.

The stopper of a fuel tank should be inserted in the holder on the back party of a cover of the refuelling hatch.
At refuelling it is necessary to put a refuelling pistol on a mouth of a fuel tank. If to raise a pistol during refuelling it will result:
- To a fuel stopping delivery
- To easing of tap of steams of gasoline if the pistol has system of tap of these steams

The ignition lock

0 — the wheel is blocked
The key can be inserted into the lock or is taken from it only in this position.
Having taken out a key, slightly shake a steering wheel that it was latched on the lock.
1 — the wheel is unblocked
Turn of a key from position 0 in position 1 is frequently facilitated by easy rocking of a steering wheel.
2 — ignition is included / for BMW 525tds: preheat
All consumers of a current are in working readiness.
3 — starter inclusion

Engine start-up

Before start-up
1. Tighten a lay brake.
2. Establish a control lever a transmission in neutral position, and in the presence of АТ - in position Р or N.
3. At low temperature of external air squeeze out and keep pressed a coupling pedal.

Cars with the petrol engine
Without pressing an accelerator pedal, start the engine.

It is not necessary to be limited to too short-term inclusion of a starter, but also it is impossible to hold its 20 seconds included longer. As soon as the engine will be got, at once release a key.

Do not warm up the engine idling, and at once begin movement at moderate turns.

BMW 535i, 540i:
You BMW is equipped by system of comfortable start-up of the engine. It is enough to you to turn only the ignition key in position 3 (starter inclusion) and at once to release it.

The starter some time works in an automatic mode and is switched off as automatically as soon as the engine will be got.

At insufficient pressure of the accumulator automatic start-up of the engine is not made and not disconnected. The engine in this case can be got from the accumulator of other car (address to Start of the engine from the auxiliary power supply).

If the engine (cold or перегретый) is not got from the first it is necessary to operate as follows:
 • In avoidance забрызгивания spark plugs to repeat start-up attempt it is possible only after a short-term pause.
 • At engine start-up hold a pedal of an accelerator pressed approximately to half of its course.

Start-up of the cold engine at low temperatures (more low-15S) and at the big heights (more than 1000 m over sea height):
 • At the first attempt to get the engine hold a starter included slightly longer usual (about 10 seconds).
 • an accelerator Pedal hold pressed approximately to half of its course.

If you have to get often the engine at low temperatures and at the big heights replace oil in the engine with oil of viscosity 5W.

Cars with the diesel engine

At the cold engine:
 • the Ignition key should be in position 2 until the control lamp of preheat or a corresponding inscription on the display will go out.
 • Start the engine.

At the lowest temperatures of external air it is possible to hold a starter of 40 seconds included not longer.

At the warm engine:
 • If the control lamp of preheat does not burn, at once get the engine.

Pressing of a pedal of an accelerator does not influence process of start-up of the engine.

Do not warm up the engine idling, and at once begin movement at moderate turns.

Removal of air from the power supply system of the diesel engine: if the fuel tank is empty, as a rule, removals of air from the power supply system it is not required.

If nevertheless at engine start-up there will be problems:
 • Hold a starter included during approximately 20 seconds.

Never suppose engine works in the closed premises. In the fulfilled gases contains colourless and not having a smell, but very poisonous окись carbon. Inhalation of exhaust gases is unhealthy and can cause loss of consciousness and lead to a deadly outcome.

As the car is a potential source of danger, never leave it with working engine without supervision.

Engine stop

To muffle the engine, turn a key in position 1 or 0.

Never take out a key from the lock on the move the car. Otherwise at steering wheel turn the lock of a shaft of a steering column will be blocked. Leaving the car, always take out a key from the lock of ignition and lock the lock of a shaft of a steering column.

Cars with РКПП: at a parking on roads with a strong bias tighten a lay brake as inclusion of the first transfer or backing transfer under certain circumstances appears insufficient to prevent spontaneous трогание from a place. Cars with АТ: translate lever AT in River position