BMW 7_ая the E38 series from 1994 to 2002
1. Introduction
2. Governing bodies and operation receptions
2.1. Access, protection
2.2. Elements of systems of safety
2.2.1. General information
2.2.2. Seat belts
2.2.3. Transportation of children
2.2.4. Adjustment of seats and head restraints
2.2.5. System of additional safety (SRS)
2.3. Car equipment, arrangement of devices and governing bodies
2.4. Devices of ensuring comfort
2.5. Receptions of operation and auxiliary systems
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



2.2.2. Seat belts

General information

Information on emergency natyazhitel of seat belts is provided in the Section System of additional safety (SRS).

All people who were in the moving car should be fastened by seat belts of what remind a buzzer and special To/l in a combination of devices (see. Part car Equipment, arrangement of devices and governing bodies). If the seat belt of the driver or the forward passenger does not fasten at the included ignition, within 4-8 seconds burns To/l, and on the display in a combination of devices the corresponding message is deduced. The buzzer joins at not fastened seat belt of the driver or the forward passenger and is not switched off, while belts will not be fastened.

Seat belts of forward seats and lateral places of a back seat have a diagonal and zone design. On the central place of a back seat the zone seat belt is established, its lock is noted by "CENTER" inscription.

Use of one seat belt for a pristegivaniye more than one person is not allowed.

Zone section of a belt it is necessary to have at level of hips that it covered a coxofemoral joint sitting, as the strongest element of a skeleton of the person. The humeral section of a belt is not allowed to be passed under the arm or to be imposed on a neck of the sitting. Watch, that the belt was not overwound.

Remember that maximum efficiency of action of a seat belt is reached in the vertical provision of a back of a seat. The excessive inclination of a back increases probability of a proskalzyvaniye sitting under a belt at blow.

Seat belts of a diagonal and zone design have three anchor points one of which is equipped with the inertial returnable device with automatic blocking at breakthroughs. Belts of this kind do not need adjustment of length. The belt of a zone design has two anchor points, with a view of safety such not used belt should be held the fastened.

Instructions for use seat belts


  1. Slowly extend a belt from the returnable device, throw it through a shoulder (only three-anchor belts) and latch a bracket of a buckle of a belt in the lock, then pull for a strap of humeral section (only three-anchor belts) up, checking reliability of fixing of a bracket in the lock. Make sure that the strap of a belt is not overwound, – the overwound belt in itself is dangerous.
  2. As much as possible lower zone section of a belt, having placed it as it is possible below on hips. Having pulled for humeral section of a three-anchor belt, choose a weak point and try to achieve a dense prileganiye of a belt to a body, – in case of need tighten a belt as appropriate. The strap should pass through a thorax sitting on a diagonal so that loading at blow fell generally on the strongest top part of a torso.
  3. The driver of a vehicle, having fastened by the seat belt, should check, that all passengers also were properly fastened.
  4. To unfasten a belt, press the red button located on the case of the lock. At belt taking-up by a drum of the returnable device it is necessary to hold it for a buckle. After an exit from the car track, that the belt did not appear is clamped by a door.

Do not attach to straps of seat belts any slips and other subjects. Installation of extras or change of provision of fastening of humeral section can reduce efficiency of action of seat belts and increase probability of a travmirovaniye at failure.

Recommendations for pregnant women

Safety of the pregnant woman is the best way of preservation of a fruit in case of road accident therefore at movement on the car (as the driver or the passenger) the pregnant woman should be fastened without fail a seat belt, paying thus special attention to correctness of placement of its sections concerning the body.

When using belts of a diagonal and zone design it is necessary to remember that the zone section of a belt should settle down as it is possible below on hips and not to find at all on a stomach.

The pregnant woman also should occupy vertical situation on a seat. Thus the forward seat should be most far removed from the dashboard that will allow in case of road accident or operation of a forward safety cushion to reduce risk of receiving traumas and mutilations not only for the pregnant woman, but also for a fruit.

At each visit of the observing doctor, consult, whether it is desirable to operate for you the car.

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