BMW 5 Series E39

since 1996-2001 release

Repair and operation of the car

+ Introduction
- Maintenance instruction
   Governing bodies, devices and control lamps
   Locking devices and anticreeping alarm system
   Equipment of salon
   Security systems
   Gas station of fuel, start and stop of the engine
   Parking brake
   Manual Box of Gear Shifting (MBGS)
   Automatic Transmission (AT) *
   The alarm system of emergency rapprochement at the parking (PDC) *
   System of automatic stabilization of stability with the regulator of traction effort (ASC+T)
   Electronic adjustment of rigidity of depreciation (EDC) * and adjustment of a road gleam
   System of heating and ventilation
   Automatic conditioner *
   Autonomous systems of heating and ventilation
   System of self-diagnostics *
   Traveling computer
   Running in
   Catalytic converter
   Anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS)
   The movement with the trailer
   Luggage carrier on a roof
   Automobile phone *
   Radio reception
   Readjustment of headlights
   Automobile radio receiver
   The Hi-Fi audio system with DSP *
   Sign of an emergency stop *
   First-aid kit *
+ 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
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
+ System of onboard diagnostics


Running in

The request to adhere to the recommendations given below to promote extension of service life and to provide profitability of your car.

Engine and reducer of the back bridge

Run no more than 2000 km:
Turns of the engine and speed can be various, but their values should not go beyond the following limits:

Cars with petrol engines:
6-cylinder: 4500 rpm, 160 km/h
8-cylinder: 4500 rpm, 170 km/h

Cars with diesel engines:
3500 rpm, 150 km/h

It is necessary to avoid pressing of a pedal of an accelerator to the situation corresponding to full opening of a butterfly valve or the mode of the maximum acceleration.

After the run of the first 2000 km it is possible to increase pace and speed gradually.

Rules of a running in have to be followed and in case in the course of the subsequent operation the engine or a reducer of the back bridge is replaced.


The manufacturing techniques of tires do not guarantee optimum coupling of new tires with the road. Therefore throughout the first 300 km it is recommended to go more frostily.

Brake system

Optimum extra earnings and perception of loadings brake shoes and disks is reached only after the run making about 500 km.