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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks from 1990+

Import Compressor Service -> Nippondenso Compressor -> Compressor Seal, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 540I Sport Wagon 4.4 V8 GAS

  • Remove felt oil seal, Fig. .
  • Remove snap ring using suitable snap ring pliers.
  • Remove key from shaft using suitable tools, then apply compressor oil to inner bore of compressor.
  • Remove sh...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1995 BMW M3 3.0 L6 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

BMW -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1999-06
Vehicle: 2000 BMW 323I 2.5 L6 GAS

Inspection interval is determ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2007 BMW M6 5.0 V10 GAS

Front

The CV drive shafts differ in length. If required, mark CV drive shafts. The left CV drive shaft is shorter than the right CV drive shaft.

  • Raise vehicle on lift.
  • Remove front wheel lug nuts.
  • Remove reinforcement plate.
  • Remove engine undercover at front. There is no need to perform a front axle alignment check.
  • Remove ABS pulse generator.
  • Remove brake caliper and tie back.
  • Force steering tie rod off swivel bearing.
  • Remove tension strut with guide joint from swivel bearing.
  • Remove control arm...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Reset Procedures -> Less iDrive -> With iDrive
Vehicle: 1998 BMW 540I 4.4 V8 GAS

The reset procedure needs to be performed anytime the tire pressure is adjusted or the tires are rotated.

Less iDrive

  • Turn ignition switch to On with vehicle in a stationary position.
  • Press the Tire Pressure Warning/RDC button, located at front console or on the instrument panel, until the indicator lamp on the instrument panel is illuminate...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 BMW 540IT 4.4 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove mounting bolts and splash guards.
  • Remove mounting bolts and catalytic converter heat shields.
  • Disconnect righthand oxygen sensor connector from transmission clip.
  • Remove nuts and disconnect start...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> BMW -> 2004-07 M Coupe, Roadster & 2004-09 Z4
Vehicle: 2006 BMW Z4 Coupe 3.0SI 3.0 L6 GAS

Service interval is determined by the service indicator.

  • Remove bottom righthand instrument panel attaching screws, then pull panel as indicated, Fig. .
  • Disconnect plug conn...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

BMW -> Automatic Stability Control (ASC, ASC+) & Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2000 BMW X5 4.4 V8 GAS

The warning lamp is used to warn of a system fault. It will be lit during engine start-up, but should go out when the self-diagnostic system determines that the system is functioning properly. The warning lamp will also flash when the syst...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2000 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water outlet and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to i...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

  • Remove fan cowl by lifting out expansion rivets on both sides.
  • Secure fan pulley with suitable securing tool, or equivalent, then remove fan. Fan has lefthand handed threads.
  • Loosen tensioner lock bolts, then turn tensioner with suitable wrench to receive tens...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Below LH Side of Dash Diagram for 1998 BMW 750IL  5.4 V12 GASBelow LH Side of Dash Diagram for 1998 BMW 750IL 5.4 V12 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • X517
  • Dimmer Connector
  • N3
  • Dimmer
  • Rear LH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2004 BMW 325CI  2.5 L6 GASRear LH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2004 BMW 325CI 2.5 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A8680
  • Engine Electronics Fuse Carrier
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 BMW M3  3.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 BMW M3 3.2 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Anti-Theft Control Module
  • Trunk Light Switch
  • Low Noise Microphone
  • 2007 BMW 750LI  4.8 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 BMW 750LI 4.8 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn Switch
  • Steering Wheel Module
  • Steering Column Switch Cluster
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: One-touch Windows Inoperative After General Module Replacement
    Vehicle: 2009 BMW 528I Xdrive 3.0 L6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Inoperative, No Response
  • Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
  • Document: NAVIGATION SYSTEM OPERATING SOFTWARE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2003 BMW 330XI 3.0 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR BMW AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most BMW cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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