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Warnings and Cautions. ........ ........ .. vii

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General Data and


Q
01 0 Gener
020 Maintenance
Maintenance

100 En gin e-General 120 Ignition System


110 En gine Removal and In stallation 121 Battery, Starter, Alternator
Engine
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113 Cyli nder Head Removal 130 Fuel Injection
an d Installation 160 Fuel Tank and Fuel Pum p
116 Cylinder Head and Valvetrain 170 Rad iator and Cooling System
117 Cams haft Timi ng Cha in 180 Exh aust System
119 Lubrication System

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200 Tran smission-Gen eral 240 Automa tic Transmission
Transmission
2 21 0
230
Cl utch
Manual Transmission
250
260
Gearshi ft Linkage
Driveshaft

• 300 Suspension, Steerin g and 330 Rear Suspension


Suspension,
3 Steering and
Brakes
310
320
Brakes- General
Front SuspenSion
Steering and Wheel Alignm ent
331
340
370
Final Drive
Brakes
Integrated Suspe nsion Systems

400 Body-Gene ral 411 Doors


Body
4 410 Fenders, Engine Hood 41 2 Trunk Lid

5 Body Equipment 510 Exteri or Trim , Bumpers 520 Seats


512 Door Wi ndows 540 Sunroof
513 Interior Trim
5 15 Central Lockin g

6 Electrical System 600


6 10
6 11
612
Electrica l System-Genera'
EI clrical Component Locations
Wip rs and Washers
Switch es and Electrical Accessories
620
630
40
650
Instrum nls
Exterior Ligh ti ng
Heati ng and Air Conditi oning
Radio

7
720 Seat Belts
Equipment and 721 Airbag System (SRS )
Accessories

Electrical Wiring
Diagrams
BMW ~
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7 Series 1988 .-1994
Service Manual
This Bentley Manual is a comprehensive source of service information, technical specifications, and wiring schematics specifically
for BMW 7 Series (E28) cars from 1988 through 1994. The aim throughout this manual has been simplicity, clarity and complete­
ness, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures and accurate specifications. Whether you're a professional technician
or a do-it-yourself BMW owner, this manual will help you understand, maintain, and repair your E32 7 Series.
Though the do-it-yourself BMW owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair informa­
tion, 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.

Features:
• Maintenance procedures for everything from brake flu id changes to
resetting the Service Indicator. This manual tells you what to do and
See how to per/orm how and when to do it.
routine maintenance
procedures, such as • Engine service, repair, and reconditioning, including valve clearance
checking brake pad adjustments for 6-cylinder (M30) engine and camshaft timing chain
thickness. setup and adjustment for V8 (M60) and V12 (M70) engines.
020 Maintenance
• Information for specific driveability problems for DME 1.2 (early and
late) , DME 1.3, DME 1.7, and DME 3.3 engine management systems,
On-Board Diagnostics (OBD), and Electronic Throttle Control (EML) .
09tailed descnptions
01 engine repair • Suspension and brake system maintenance, troubleshooting , adjust­
procedures, including ment and repair, including ABS, traction control (ASC/ASC+T) , self
timing chain setup leveling suspension (LAD), and electronic damping control (EDC III) .
and adjustment.
117 Camshaft • Automatic heating and air conditioning (lHKA) repair, including AlC
Timing Chain
component replacement.

• Body adjustments and repairs.

• Wiring schematics for all circuits, including power distribution,


grounds circuits, and an expanded electrical component location
section.

• Comprehensive BMW factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments


Quickly loca te and tightening torques that you've come to expect from Bentley
electronic modules,
manuals,
relays and luses.
610 Electrical
Component Locations
Models and engines:
735i/iL (M30) 3.5L engine
740iliL (M60) 4.0L engine
750iL (M70) 5.0L engine

Transmissions:
Automatic (remove, install, external service)
ZF 4 HP 22 EH (M30 engine)
Electrical wiring ZF 4 HP 24 EH (M70 engine)
diagrams lor ZF A5S 560 Z (M60 engine)
models covered
in this manual.
Manual (remove , install, external service)

Electrical Wiring
Diagrams Getrag 260/6 (M30 engine)