BMW 7_ая the E38 series from 1994 to 2002
1. Introduction
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
14.1. General information, diagnostics of malfunctions
14.2. Lighting devices
14.3. Screen wipers and washers
14.4. Other electric equipment
14.4.1. Removal and installation of sensors and aerials of auxiliary systems
14.4.2. Removal and installation of control units
14.4.3. Removal and installation of switches
14.4.4. Removal and installation of a combination of devices and its components
14.4.5. Audioblock and loudspeakers
15. Electric equipment schemes



14.4. Other electric equipment

Removal and installation of sensors and aerials of auxiliary systems

Rain sensor


  1. Remove an internal rear-view mirror.
  1. Compress a cover from sides, displace it a little up, pick up and uncover.

At installation level a cover of rather sensitive element (black glass ceramics).

  1. Separate the socket.
  1. Extend fastening clips in the direction specified by an arrow, and remove the rain sensor.
  1. At installation do not allow damage of the optical element being under the sensor of a rain.

Sensors of system of the help at a parking


  1. Remove the central overlay of a rear bumper (see. Head Body).
  1. Separate the socket and remove the sensor.
  1. Installation is made upside-down.

Sensors of lateral safety cushions


  1. Switch off ignition
  2. Remove a forward seat and an overlay of a threshold from the relevant party (see. Head Body).
  1. Cast away a rug in the field of a forward seat. If necessary remove the channel of supply of hot air in a back part of salon.
  1. Separate the electroconducting socket.
  1. Turn out screws and remove the sensor of blow of a lateral safety cushion.

At installation the arrow (1) on the sensor of blow of a lateral safety cushion should be turned towards a channel.

Aerial of remote control


  1. Remove shelf furnish behind a back seat (see. Head Body).
  1. Disconnect an antenna cable from the control unit. To remove a sticky tape and remove a cable.
  1. At installation watch that the ends of the removed cable lay on a regiment horizontally.

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