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
+ Body
- Onboard electric equipment
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of onboard electric equipment - the general information
   Safety locks
   Fusible inserts
   Chain breakers (thermal relays)
   Relay check
   Check of filament lamps
   Check of electric motors
   Check of electric switches
   Check of switches of lamps and electric motors
   Check of sensors
   Check of the electric motor of a screen wiper
   Stoplight check
   Check of a heater of back glass
   Removal and switch installation
   Removal and installation of the sensor of temperature
   Removal, installation and check of a sound signal
   Initialization of remote control by the uniform lock
   Adjustment of range of light of headlights
   Removal and installation of the electric motor of adjustment of range of light
   Replacement of safety locks
   Arrangement of safety locks
   Lighting devices
   Replacement of filament lamps
   Removal and headlight installation
   Adjustment of headlights
   Removal and installation of a back lamp
   Removal and installation of the block of the dashboard
   Replacement of lamps of the block of the dashboard
   Removal and installation of the switch of signals of a turn/screen wiper
   Removal and radio receiver installation
   Screen wiper
   Replacement of brushes of a screen wiper
   Removal, installation and adjustment snuffled a stekloomyvatel
   Removal and installation of a drive of a screen wiper/cover
   Removal and installation of the electric motor of a screen wiper
   Check and replacement of the pump of a stekloomyvatel
   Work with electric circuits
+ electric equipment Schemes
+ System of onboard diagnostics

Replacement of safety locks

For protection against short circuit and overloads of electric connections and consumers separate chains are protected by fuses.

Safety locks are located in the block of safety locks which are in a ware box.


1. Before safety lock replacement surely switch off the corresponding consumer.

2. Open a ware box and turn to the left on 90 ° two white clips. Down the block of safety locks thus is released and deviates. The arrangement of safety locks is shown on a regiment under the panel of safety locks which are put forward.

3. A sign of the burned-down safety lock is the melted metal plate.

4. Take out the failed safety lock. In the block of safety locks there is a red plastic bracket for removal of safety locks.

5. Insert to the place of the burned-down safety lock serviceable, on the same current.
6. If after a while the new safety lock again fuses, it is necessary to check the corresponding electric chain.
7. At all do not replace a safety lock with a wire or something similar as it can lead to serious damages of electric devices.
8. It is recommended to have with itself in the car spare safety locks. For their storage in the block of safety locks there are special empty seats.

9. The rated current of a safety lock is specified on its plastic case. Besides, a certain color of the case corresponds to a certain current.
And - a melting wire
Color marking of safety locks is presented in Specifications.

10. Lift the block of safety locks upward and turn to the right clips.
Additional safety locks are located in a luggage carrier behind the right lateral facing.
The safety lock of a positive cable from the storage battery is over the storage battery in a separate box.
On the cars equipped with the traction coupling device, behind the right panel of an upholstery of a luggage carrier the block of additional safety locks of chains of lamps of the trailer is established.