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
   + ignition System
   + System of preheat of the diesel engine
   - Charge and start systems
      Removal and installation of the storage battery
      The low-served storage battery
      Check of the storage battery
      Self-category of the storage battery
      Charging of the storage battery
      The generator - general information
      Security measures at work with the generator
      Check of tension of a charging of the generator
      Removal and generator installation
      Check and replacement of brushes of the generator and tension regulator
      Removal and starter installation
      Removal, check and installation of the electromagnetic traction relay
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ electric equipment Schemes
+ System of onboard diagnostics

Removal and installation of the storage battery

The storage battery is in a luggage carrier behind the right lateral facing. The problem of the battery includes current production for start of the car, ignition and for lighting, and also for other consumers of the electric power.

Owing to shutdown of the storage battery possibly information deleting in electronic blocks of memory of the car:

   a) Information from some electronic monitors can be erased.
   b) In a radio receiver with the coding the code is erased. Such receiver can be learned on an inscription of "CODE" appearing on some seconds on the display after inclusion. If the code is unknown, to use the receiver it will not be possible. The code is specified on the special card delivered together with a radio receiver, or can be received at the manufacturer.
   c) Entered into memory of the receiver radio transferring stations also are erased. Installation of onboard hours and data of the board computer is erased.
   d) The movable panel of the hatch of a roof after installation of the storage battery should be initialized anew.
   e) Data in memory of malfunctions of the control unit of the engine are erased.


1. Switch off ignition.

2. Open a luggage carrier and cast away the right lateral facing at the handle.

3. Take out a plastic cover from a cover.

4. Disconnect cables of the storage battery. At first a weight cable (-) (1), then a positive cable (+) (2). Connection of a positive cable is closed by a level, take out it. Address to an accompanying illustration.

5. Unscrew a bolt (3) and a nut (4).

6. Remove a level (5) and a cover of the storage battery (6) of black color.

Take out the plastic remote holder (arrow).

Displace the storage battery a little back, looking in the movement direction, and take out it from the holder.

Disconnect a ventilating hose at a forward edge of the battery.

Cast away handles and take out the battery.

The storage battery contains poisonous substances. Their hit in a household waste is not allowed. Upon purchase of the new battery old hand over or utilize in a special way. Information on points of reception of storage batteries can be received in local authorities.


1. Before installation of the storage battery smooth out its poles, for example a brass brush. For protection against corrosion cover poles with special kislotozashchitny greasing, for example greasing for BOSCH poles.
2. Establish the storage battery so that poles showed towards a wing.
3. Put on a ventilation hose at a forward top edge.
4. Displace the storage battery forward against the stop. The basis of the battery should be in the holder.
5. Insert the plastic remote holder.
6. Establish a cover and a fastening collar.
7. Fix a collar.
8. Attach a positive cable (+), then negative (-). Establish a cover of a positive pole.

Watch reliable connection of weight and purity of contacts. High transitional resistance can lead to an overload of electronic devices, especially at engine start. In extreme cases it can lead to damage of devices

9. Insert a plastic cover into a cover and put into place lateral facing.
10. Establish hours. Enter into memory of a radio receiver radio transferring stations.
11. Initialize the movable panel of the hatch of a roof, address to the Section Removal and installation of the electric motor of the movable panel of the hatch of a roof.
12. If it is necessary, enter a radio receiver code.