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
   + Ignition system
   + System of preheat of the diesel engine
   - Charge and start systems
      Removal and installation of the storage battery
      The maloobsluzhivaemaja storage battery
      Check of the storage battery
      The self-category of the storage battery
      Gymnastics of the storage battery
      The generator - the general data
      Security measures at work with the generator
      Check of pressure of gymnastics of the generator
      Removal and generator installation
      Check and replacement of brushes of the generator and pressure regulator
      Removal and starter installation
      Removal, check and installation of the electromagnetic traction relay
+ 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

Removal and installation of the storage battery

The storage battery is in a luggage carrier behind the right lateral facing. The battery problem includes production of a current for start of the car, ignition and for illumination, and also for other consumers of the electric power.

Owing to switching-off of the storage battery probably deleting of the information in electronic blocks of memory of the car:

   a) the information from some electronic monitors Can be erased.
   b) In a radio receiver with the coding the code is erased. Such receiver can be learnt on an inscription “CODE”, appearing on some seconds on the display after inclusion. If the code is unknown, to use the receiver it will not be possible. The code is underlined on the special card delivered together with a radio receiver, or can be received at the manufacturer.
   c) Entered into memory of the receiver radio transferring stations also are erased. Installation of onboard hours and the data of the onboard computer is erased.
   d) the panel of the hatch of a roof after installation of the storage battery should be initialized by Sdvizhnaja anew.
   e) the data in memory of malfunctions of the block of management of the engine Is erased.


1. Switch off ignition.

2. Open a luggage carrier and cast away the right lateral facing at the handle.

3. Take out a plastic cover from a cover.

4. Disconnect cables of the storage battery. At first a weight cable (-) (1), then a positive cable (+) (2). Connection of a positive cable is closed by a lath, take out it. Address to an accompanying illustration.

5. Turn away a bolt (3) and a nut (4).

6. Remove a lath (5) and a cover of the storage battery (6) black colours.

Take out the plastic remote holder (arrow).

Displace the storage battery a little back, looking in a movement direction, and take out it from the holder.

Disconnect a ventilating hose at a forward edge of the battery.

Cast away handles and take out the battery.

The storage battery contains poisonous substances. Their hit in a household waste is not supposed. At purchase of the new battery old hand over or utilise in special way. The information on points of reception of storage batteries can be received in local authorities.


1. Before installation of the storage battery smooth out its poles, for example a brass brush. For protection against corrosion cover poles special кислотозащитной with greasing, for example greasing for poles BOSCH.
2. Establish the storage battery so that poles showed towards a wing.
3. Put on a hose of ventilation at a forward top edge.
4. Displace the storage battery forward against the stop. The battery basis should be in the holder.
5. Insert the plastic remote holder.
6. Establish a cover and a fastening collar.
7. Fix a collar.
8. Attach a positive cable (+), then negative (-). Establish a cover of a positive pole.

Watch reliable connection of weight and cleanliness of contacts. High transitive resistance can lead to an overload of electronic devices, especially at engine start. In extreme cases it can lead to damage of devices

9. Insert a plastic cover into a cover and put into place lateral facing.
10. Establish hours. Enter into memory of a radio receiver radio transferring stations.
11. Initialize сдвижную the panel of the hatch of a roof, address to Section Removal and electric motor installation сдвижной panels of the hatch of a roof.
12. If it is necessary, enter a radio receiver code.