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BMW 540i Repair Manual

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BMW Repair Manual: 5 Series (E39): 1997 - 2003

Hardcover, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
Two volume set with 2072 pages
2667 photos, illustrations and diagrams
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1672-8

The BMW 5 Series (E39) Service Manual: 1997-2003 is a comprehensive source of service information and specifications for BMW 5 Series models from 1997 to 2003. The aim throughout this manual has been simplicity, clarity and completeness, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures and accurate specifications. Whether you are a professional or a do-it-yourself BMW owner, this manual will help you understand, care for and repair your E39 5 Series.

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Radiator and Cooling System - 170-19 Valley pan cover, replacing (M62 V8 engine)


Though the do-it-yourself BMW owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair information, the BMW owner who has no intention of working on his or her car will find that reading and owning this manual will make it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.

Engines covered
  • 6-cylinder engines: M52, M52 TU, M54
  • V-8 engines: M62, M62 TU
Fuel injection systems covered:
  • Bosch M 5.2, M 5.2.1, ME 7.2
  • Siemens MS 41.0, MS 42.0, MS 43.0
Manual transmissions covered:
  • Getrag S5D 250G, S6S 420G
  • ZF S5D 320Z
Automatic transmissions covered:
  • A4S 270R, A4S 310R
  • A5S 360R, A5S 390R
  • A5S 325Z
  • A5S 560Z, A5S 440Z
Features:
  • Procedures from the basic oil change service to interpreting the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL). This manual tells you what to do and how and when to do it.
  • Engine and cylinder head service, including camshaft timing chain setup and adjustment.
  • Information for specific driveability problems, including explanation of engine management systems and BMW OBD II Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs).
  • Theory of operation and repair information for the Siemens and Bosch engine management systems.
  • Drivetrain maintenance, troubleshooting, adjustment and repair of self-adjusting clutch (SAC), gearshift linkage, driveshaft, and drive axles.
  • Manual and automatic transmission removal, installation, seal replacement and external service.
  • System description and repair information for Antilock Brakes (ABS), Automatic Stability Control (ASC) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC).
  • Heating and air conditioning repair (IHKA and IHKR), including component replacement.
  • Body adjustments and repairs, including sunroof and tailgate.
  • Wiring schematics and extensive electrical component section specifying relay, control module and ground locations with detailed illustrations and photos.
Additional technical content

For additional technical content for E39 platform BMW 5 Series models, visit our online technicallibrary by clicking below.
BMW 5 Series 1997-2003 (E39)

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  • SKU#: W0133-1909784
  • Brand: Bentley
  • Fit Note: BMW 5 Series (E39) Service Manual: 1997-2003
  • Language: English
  • Notes: This is a vehicle specific service manual
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | All Engines | All Submodels
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"On initial read thru the electrical schematic section could use more functional detail. But overall it looks like most shop manuals and should do the job." posted by: No Nickname on January 9, 2014

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BMW Repair Manual: 5 Series (E34): 1989-1995

Softcover, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
672 pages
926 photos, illustrations, and diagrams
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-0319-3

The BMW 5 Series (E34) Service Manual: 1989-1995 is a comprehensive, single source of service information and specifications specifically for BMW 5 Series from 1989 to 1995. The aim throughout this manual has been simplicity, clarity and completeness, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures and accurate specifications. Whether you're a professional or a do-it-yourself BMW owner, this manual will help you understand, care for and repair your E34 5 Series.

Though the do-it-yourself BMW owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair information, the BMW owner who has no intention of working on his or her car will find that reading and owning this manual will make it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.

Models and engines covered:
  • 525i (M20 with DME 1.3) 1989-1990
  • 525i (M50 with DME 3.1) 1991-1992
  • 525i (M50TU/VANOS with DME 3.3.1) 1993-1995
  • 530i (M60 with DME 3.3) 1994-1995
  • 535i (M30 with DME 1.3) 1989-1993
  • 540i (M60 with DME 3.3) 1994-1995
Transmissions covered:
    Manual (remove, install, external service)
  • Getrag 260/5 and 260/6
  • Getrag S5D 250G
  • Getrag S6S 560G
    Automatic (remove, install, external service)
  • ZF 4HP22/EH
  • A4S 310R (THM-R1)
  • ZF A5S 310Z
  • ZF A5S 560Z
Technical features:
  • Maintenance procedures from brake fluid changes to resetting the Service Indicator. This manual tells you what to do, how and when to do it, and why it's important.
  • Engine and cylinder head service, repair and reconditioning, including M50 and M60 timing chain setup and adjustment.
  • Extensive engine management information for specific BMW 5-Series driveability problems, including reading Check Engine light fault codes.
  • Transmission maintenance, troubleshooting, adjustment and repair, including hydraulic clutch, gearshift linkage, and driveshaft.
  • Body adjustments and repairs, including sedan sunroof removal and adjustment.
  • Heating and air conditioning repair, including A/C micro-filter and A/C component replacement.
  • Wiring schematics for all circuits, including power distribution, grounds, and component locations.
  • Comprehensive BMW factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments, and tightening torques that you've come to expect from Bentley manuals.
Warranty Information: All sales are final on paper repair manuals.


  • SKU#: W0133-1615030
  • Brand: Bentley
  • Fit Note: BMW 5-Series (E34) Service Manual: 1989-1995
  • Language: English
  • Notes: This is a vehicle specific service manual
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1994-1995 | All Engines | All Submodels
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"This is a very thorough manual covering every square inch of the car. It could only be better if it could actually do the work!" posted by: Carguy on November 10, 2013

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CENTRIC BRAKE CALIPER REPAIR KIT -- Enough for 1 caliper; This is a high quality, OE replacement brake caliper repair kit.
  • SKU#: CE143.42008
  • Brand: Centric
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
  • Warranty: 90-day or 3,000-mile Centric limited warranty
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
  • 1994-1995 | 8 Cyl 4.0L | Base
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CENTRIC BRAKE CALIPER REPAIR KIT -- Enough for 1 caliper; This is a high quality, OE replacement brake caliper repair kit.
  • SKU#: CE143.34016
  • Brand: Centric
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
  • Warranty: 90-day or 3,000-mile Centric limited warranty
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1994-1995 | 8 Cyl 4.0L | Base
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CENTRIC BRAKE CALIPER REPAIR KIT -- Enough for 1 caliper; This is a high quality, OE replacement brake caliper repair kit.
  • SKU#: CE143.34018
  • Brand: Centric
  • Fit Note: Sedan
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
  • Warranty: 90-day or 3,000-mile Centric limited warranty
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base