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1995 BMW 540I CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT BMW REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Imported Vehicles
Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

Refer to Fig. for hy...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

BMW -> Component Locations -> 5 Series
Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

Disassemble

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove propeller shaft assembly.
  • Remove hose straps.
  • Lift out circlip.
  • Pull off constant velocity joint complete with dust cover.
  • Press knurled head bolts and washers out of constant velocity joint.
  • Press off dust cover.

Assemble

  • Pack new constant velocity joint with 60 grams of grease (HWB).
  • Do not pack inner race with cage since balls would tall out. Place g...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace -> Air Cooled -> Liquid Cooled
Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

Air Cooled

  • Switch off ignition.
  • Disconnect and cover battery ground lead.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Remove bolts on oil-filter housing.
  • Place oil-filter housing to one side.
  • Disconnect plug on alternator.
  • Remove nut on alternator B+ terminal.
  • Unfasten cable clip.
  • Unclip cooling air guide.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts.
  • Pull out alternator towards front.
  • Pull alternator upwards to remove.
  • Remove alternator from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque alternator B+ terminal nut to 72 to 108 inch lbs.
    • Torque alternator mounting bolts to 15 ft. lbs.

Liquid Cool...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> BMW -> 1992-95 5 Series
Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

Service interval is determined by the service indicator.

  • Obtain the radio anti-theft code prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • Lift out the glove compartment clips, then pull off the retaining straps.
  • Detach the tabs located at the righthand and lefthand sides of the glove compartment.
  • Remove the glove compartment.
  • Remove the screws retaining the lefthand and righthand side carpeted console trim panels.
  • Remove the trim panel from above the glove compartment.
  • Remove the two air duct attaching screws, then the air duct.
  • Remove the cabin air...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

BMW -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

The Anti-Lock 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. If the ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at coolant pipe and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 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 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1995 BMW 540I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Chassis & Engine Grounds Diagram for 1995 BMW 540I  4.0 V8 GASChassis & Engine Grounds Diagram for 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Ground X-1160
  • Ground X-165
  • Ground X-170
  • Ground X-490
  • Ground X-6456
  • Engine Sensors & ABS Hydraulic Unit Diagram for 1995 BMW 540I  4.0 V8 GASEngine Sensors & ABS Hydraulic Unit Diagram for 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Oil Pressure Switch
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • ABS Hydraulic Unit
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1995 BMW 540I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1995 BMW 540I  4.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Backup Light Switch
  • Automatic Transmission Range Switch
  • Electronic Rearview Mirror
  • Seat Mirror Memory Control
  • 1995 BMW 540I  4.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper/Washer Switch
  • Relay Module
  • Wiper/Washer Interval Control Module
  • General Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1995 BMW 540I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 1995 BMW 540I 4.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1995 BMW 540I AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1995 BMW 540I 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 1995 BMW 540I 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 1995 BMW 540I 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 1995 BMW 540I 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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