E39 series BMW 5

since 1996-2001 of release

Repair and car operation

+ Introduction
+ Maintenance instruction
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, 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 at 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
      Hydropump fastening
      Removal of air and filling of hydrosystem of the amplifier of a wheel with liquid
      Check and adjustment of corners of installation of wheels
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ electric equipment Schemes
+ System of onboard diagnostics

Removal of air and filling of hydrosystem of the amplifier of a wheel with liquid

It is necessary to delete air from hydrosystem, if it was opened. System fill surely with only new liquid since even small pollution can lead to violations in its work.

Types of applied oils are given in Specifications. Application of other ATF oils should be coordinated with the representative of BMW firm.


1. Unscrew a stopper of the tank of oil on the idle engine.

2. Start the engine on single turns. At once fill in oil to MIN (2) mark. Address to an accompanying illustration.

Do not start the pump without oil.

3. Slowly turn a steering wheel to the left and to the right twice against the stop.
4. Again check oil level. If necessary add
5. Stop the engine and check oil level.
6. Add oil to MAX (1) level. Add oil small doses. The general capacity of system makes 1.2 l.
7. Close the tank a stopper.
8. Level of cold oil should be between marks of MIN and MAX in the level index. Cold oil is understood as oil at temperature +20°С.