BMW 7_ the E38 series from 1994 to 2002
1. Introduction
1.1. About this Management
1.2. BMW E38 cars - the summary
1.3. Identification numbers of the car
1.4. Acquisition of spare parts
1.5. Technology of service, tool and workplace equipment
1.6. Poddomkrachivaniye / posting and emergency transportation of the car
1.7. Engine start from the auxiliary power supply
1.8. Automobile himikaliya, oils and greasings
1.9. Diagnostics of malfunctions
2. Governing bodies and operation receptions
3. Settings and routine maintenance of the car
4. Engine
5. Systems of cooling of the engine, heating, ventilation and air conditioning
6. A power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
7. Systems of electric equipment of the engine
8. Manual box of gear shifting and coupling
9. Automatic transmission
10. Kardanny and power shafts, reducer, differential and stupichny assemblies
11. Brake system
12. Suspension bracket and steering
13. Body
14. Onboard electric equipment
15. Electric equipment schemes



1.1. About this Management


This Management was made to help on purpose to the owner of the car to receive from it the maximum return. Performance of this task is reached by several ways. The data collected and presented below allow the owner of a vehicle to be defined in what works on its service should be carried out and when, and also whether has sense to try to execute them independently, or it is necessary to address in representation office of manufacturing firm or a car-care center workshop. Descriptions of procedures of obligatory routine maintenance and car repairs are included in the Management, and also the schedule of their performance is provided. Besides, information on carrying out diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and car systems (in case of their refusal), and also ways of elimination of their reasons is offered.

Instructions for use Management

The management is divided into chapters. Each head is broken into the numbered sections. Sections, in turn, are broken into subsections and where it is required, on under - subsections and consist of paragraphs (also consistently numbered).

References to illustrations are included in the paragraph/paragraph text, which material this illustration is urged to add, and are numbered as appropriate.

The description once the procedures mentioned in the text usually the second time does not repeat. Instead the reference to the corresponding section/subsection of the corresponding chapter where this procedure already met in case of need becomes. The references made without a mention of number of head, belong to the corresponding sections/paragraphs of the current chapter.

References to the provision of knot or component at the left or on the right on the car mean stay by the person forward on a driver's place.

Descriptions of all procedures in this Management are stated in a simple and available form. If accurately to follow instructions in the text and to the accompanying illustrations, no difficulties should arise.

It is necessary to give due consideration to observance of technical requirements and efforts of a tightening of the carving connections given in specifications at the beginning of each chapter. It is necessary to be guided by specifications at performance of all works. In separate sections the necessary sizes and values for adjustment are given not always.

The elementary operations, such as to open a cowl or to weaken wheel nuts, are meant as self-evident and also are mentioned not always.

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