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
   + Power supply system
   + System of injection of the petrol engine
   + Power supply system of the diesel engine
   - System of production of the fulfilled gases
      Operation of the catalytic converter
      Security measures for cars with the catalytic converter
      Removal and installation of system of release
      Replacement of the main muffler
      Removal and installation of the sensor of oxygen
      Check of tightness of system of 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 sensor of oxygen

When drawing an anticorrosive sheeting of the bottom it is necessary to close the oxygen sensor.


1. Uncover over injectors, address the Section Removal and installation of the inlet pipeline.

2. Lift and install the car on supports.

3. Rasstykuyte shtekerny connections of sensors of oxygen. Address an accompanying illustration.

4. Open a cable collar.

5. Turn out oxygen sensors from a final collector. For an exception of damage of wires wind them.


Do not clear oxygen sensors, in particular, an emery paper.

1. Spray a sensor carving high-temperature special Antiseize lubricant.

If the sensor is rolled without covering by high-temperature lubricant, over time to turn off a carving becomes impossible.

2. Screw the oxygen sensor in a final collector and tighten the moment 30 Nanometers.
3. Join shtekerny connection of the sensor. The cable has to be laid so that it did not fray at contact with the muffler.
4. Establish an engine cover.