BMW 5 Series E39

since 1996-2001 release

Repair and operation of the car

+ Introduction
+ Maintenance instruction
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
- Suspension bracket and steering
   + Forward suspension bracket
   - Back suspension bracket
      Air shock-absorber of a back suspension bracket
      Removal and installation of the back shock-absorber
      Dismantling of a depreciation rack
   + Steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics


Back suspension bracket

General information

Back suspension bracket

1 — a wheel arm
2 — a depreciation rack
3 — a screw spring
4 — the shock-absorber
5 — the stabilizer cross
6 — a reducer of the back bridge

7 — the lever of a cross suspension bracket
8 — a power shaft
9 — a suspension bracket beam
10 — the directing lever
11 — the balance weight
12 — the integrated lever

The back suspension bracket represents a multilever design with a stretcher and a double elastic suspension bracket of the main transfer. Wheels go four cross levers which are elastically connected with a stretcher. The stretcher is also elastically connected with a body. Besides, levers and driving wheels are geometrically located in such a way that they together with rubber support create effect of joint management of back wheels and provide precisely calculated fine tuning of an angle of rotation of back wheels. It gives a prize in traffic safety in any situations.

The back suspension bracket is completely made of aluminum. Therefore it is necessary to observe the requirements provided in the Section Forward Suspension Bracket.