BMW 5 Series E39

since 1996-2001 release

Repair and operation of the car

+ Introduction
+ Maintenance instruction
+ Current leaving and service
- Engine
   - Procedures of repair of the engine
      Check of a compression
      Removal and installation of the lower guard of a motive compartment
      Removal and installation of the engine
      Removal and installation of the inlet pipeline
      Removal and installation of a head of cylinders
      Removal and installation of the camshaft
      Removal and installation of valves
      Check of the directing valves
      Processing of saddles of valves in a head cylinders/grinding in of valves
      Removal, installation and tension of a maple belt
   + Engine lubrication system
+ 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


Removal and installation of the lower guard of a motive compartment


1. Lift and install the car on supports.


2. Turn clips (arrows on an accompanying illustration) of fastenings of a back part of the lower guard (under the case pallet) screw-driver on 1/4 turns and remove a guard.

3. Turn off bolts of fastening of a forward part of a guard (behind a bumper) (shooters on an accompanying illustration) to a bumper and remove.


1. Put at first a forward part of the lower guard, then back and fix by bolts.
2. Lower the car on wheels.