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
   - Steering
      Security measures during the work with a safety cushion
      Removal and installation of a steering wheel
      Removal and installation of the top facing of a steering column
      Removal and installation of a tip of steering draft
      Removal and installation of steering draft
      Fastening of a hydraulic pump
      Removal of air and filling of a hydraulic system of the power steering with liquid
      Check and adjustment of angles of installation of wheels
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics


Removal and installation of the top facing of a steering column


1. Lower a steering column completely down and completely put forward.


2. Turn out a bolt (shooter on an accompanying illustration).

3. Press the top facing on both sides in the area shown on an accompanying illustration and remove upward.

4. Disconnect and remove the top part of facing.


1. If it is necessary, replace a nut of the top bolt of fastening.


2. Establish the top part and fix it. At the same time the hook (1) has to enter reception part (2).

3. Press the top part sideways of a steering wheel down and record it in the lower part.
4. Fix by screws the top part.