BMW 7_aya the E38 series from 1994 to 2002
1. Introduction
1.1. About this Management
1.2. The 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 equipment of a workplace
1.6. Poddomkrachivaniye / posting and emergency transportation of the car
1.7. Start of the engine from the auxiliary power supply
1.8. Automobile chemicals, oils and lubricants
1.9. Diagnostics of malfunctions
2. Governing bodies and methods of operation
3. Settings and routine maintenance of the car
4. Engine
5. Cooling systems 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. Cardan and power shafts, reducer, differential and stupichny assemblies
11. Brake system
12. Suspension bracket and steering
13. Body
14. Onboard electric equipment
15. Schemes of electric equipment



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1.1. About this Management

Appointment

This manual was formed with the purpose to help the owner of the car to receive from it the maximum return. Performance of this task is reached in several ways. The data collected and given below allow the owner of the vehicle to be defined in what works on its service have to be carried out and when and also whether it makes sense to try to execute them independently, or it is necessary to address to representative office of manufacturing firm or a workshop of car service. The Management included descriptions of procedures of obligatory routine maintenance and car repairs, and also the schedule of their performance is provided. Besides, information on performing diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and systems of the car (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 chapter is broken into enumerated sections. Sections, in turn, are broken into subsections and where it is required, on under - subsections also consist of the paragraphs which are (also consistently numbered).

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

The description once of the procedures mentioned in the text usually the second time does not repeat. Instead a reference to the corresponding section / subsection of the corresponding chapter where this procedure already met is in case of need made. The references made without mention of number of the 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 face forward on the driver's place.

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

It is necessary to pay due attention to observance of technical requirements and efforts of tightening of the threaded connections given in specifications at the beginning of each chapter. It is necessary to be guided by specifications when performing all works. In separate sections the necessary sizes and values for adjustment are given not always.

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


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