BMW 7_aya the E38 series from 1994 to 2002
1. Introduction
2. Governing bodies and methods of operation
2.1. Access, protection
2.2. Elements of security systems
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. 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


2.2.2. Seat belts

General information

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

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

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

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

Zone section of a belt it is necessary to have at the 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 sitting. You watch that the belt was not overwound.

Remember that maximum efficiency of action of a seat belt is reached in vertical position of a seatback. The excessive inclination of a back increases probability of the slipping 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, for safety such not used belt should be held 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 belt buckle bracket 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 low as possible 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 has to pass through a thorax sitting on diagonal so that loading at blow fell generally on the strongest upper torso.
  3. The driver of the vehicle, having fastened by the seat belt, has to check that all passengers were also properly fastened.
  4. To unfasten a belt, press the red button located on the lock case. At taking-up of a belt it is necessary to hold with a drum of the returnable device it for a buckle. After an exit from the car track that the belt was not clamped by a door.

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

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 the movement on the car (as the driver or the passenger) the pregnant woman has to be fastened without fail by a seat belt, paying at the same time 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 has to settle down as low as possible on hips and not find on a stomach at all.

The pregnant woman also has to hold vertical position on a seat. At the same time the front seat has to 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 getting injured 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 drive for you the car.

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