BMW 7_aya the E38 series from 1994 to 2002
1. Introduction
2. Governing bodies and methods of operation
2.1. Access, protection
2.1.1. Keys, uniform lock and DU panel
2.1.2. Doors and trunk lid
2.1.3. Access to podkapotny space
2.1.4. Access to a jellied mouth of the fuel tank
2.1.5. Top hatch
2.1.6. Windows of doors
2.1.7. Anticreeping system
2.2. Elements of security systems
2.3. Car equipment, arrangement of devices and governing bodies
2.4. Devices of ensuring comfort
2.5. Methods of operation and auxiliary systems
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


2.1.3. Access to podkapotny space


  1. Pull on yourself the cowl lock latch otpuskaniye handle located at the left under the dashboard.
  1. For final release of a cowl wring out the additional clamp located at the left behind bars a radiator and pull a cowl up.

Previously make sure that levers of screen wipers are not taken away from glass.

The cowl keeps in open situation by means of racks.


  1. Before slamming a cowl, make sure that in a motive compartment tools, rags and other foreign objects are not left.
  2. For closing of a cowl release it from height about 30 cm.
  3. Check reliability of fixing of a cowl in a closed position, having pulled it for a first line up.

In order to avoid damage of a paint and varnish covering it is not necessary to pressurize leaky closed cowl hands, - it will be correct to reopen it and to release from small height.

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2.1.4. Access to a jellied mouth of the fuel tank