Complete digital official shop manual contains service, maintenance, and troubleshooting information for the 1997-2003 BMW 5-Series (E39) 525i, 528i, 530i, 540i Sedan, Sport Wagon. Diagnostic and repair procedures are covered in great detail to repair, maintain, rebuild, refurbish or restore your vehicle like a professional mechanic in local service/repair workshop. This cost-effective quality manual is 100% complete and intact as should be without any missing pages. It is the same factory shop manual used by dealers that guaranteed to be fully functional to save your precious time.
This manual is divided into different sections. Each section covers a specific component or system and, in addition to the standard service procedures, includes disassembling, inspecting, and assembling instructions. A table of contents is placed at the beginning of each section. Pages are easily found by category, and each page is expandable for great detail. It is in the cross-platform PDF document format so that it works like a charm on all kinds of devices. You do not need to be skilled with a computer to use the manual.
EXCERPT (1997-2002 BMW 5-Series (E39) 525i, 528i, 530i, 540i Sedan, Sport Wagon Service/Repair Manual, 1,002 pages):
Crankshaft rear main seal, replacing (V-8)
Remove transmission. See 230 Manual Transmission or 240 Automatic Transmission.
Manual transmission vehicles: Remove clutch pressure plate and disc. See 210 Clutch.
- Remove flywheel. See 210 Clutch.
- Drain engine oil.
4 Remove bolts (A) retaining rear main seal carrier, including bolts at (arrows) oil pan.
Carefully separate seal carrier from oil pan gasket and remove carrier.
CAUTION: Do not damage oil pan gasket.
Remove old seal and reinstall new seal into seal carrier using BMW special tools 11 1 230 and 00 5 500.
Front strut assembly components (6-cylinder models)
2. Upper strut self-locking nut
4. Strut bearing reinforcement
5. Strut mount self-locking nut
6. Upper strut mount
7. Dust protector collar
9. Upper spring seat
11. Upper spring pad
12. Coil spring
13. Rubber stop
14. Dust boot
15. Lower strut pad
16. Strut with lower spring seat
Front strut assembly, disassembling and assembling
Replacing the strut, upper strut mount or spring requires that the strut assembly first be removed from the car and disassembled. For a guide to parts used during component replacement, see the accompanying diagram.
NOTE- Illustration shows components for 6-cylinder models (525i, 528i, 530;). V-8 models (540i) are similar but not identical.