Ignition system. BMW the 5th E28/E34 series (from 1981 to 1993 of release)
Repair of BMW E28 and series E34 from 1981 to 1993
1. Cars of the BMW brand of 5-series
2. Engine
3. Cooling system
4. Power supply system
5. Ignition system
5.1. General information
5.2. General information about ignition and precautionary measure system
5.3. Check of functioning of system of ignition
5.4. Check of functioning and moment adjustment ignitions (TCI system)
5.5. Removal and installation of the distributor of ignition
5.6. Check and replacement of the coil of ignition
5.7. Check and replacement of the sensor of impulses and control block ignitions (TCI system)
5.8. Check and adjustment of an air gap (TCI system)
5.9. Check and replacement of sensors ignitions (Motronic system)
6. Control systems of the engine and decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
7. System of production of the fulfilled gases
8. Coupling
9. Manual box of gear shifting (RKPP) and automatic transmission (AT)
10. Transmission line
11. Steering and suspension bracket
12. Brake system
13. Body
14. Control body sizes
15. Heater and air conditioner
16. System of onboard electric equipment
17. Routine maintenance of the car
18. Size table and adjusting data
19. Schematic electric circuits
20. Governing bodies and operation receptions
21. System of onboard diagnostics - a principle of functioning and codes of malfunctions


5. Ignition system

General information

Working with electric systems always observe the following precautions:

  • Be extremely careful, serving electric components of the engine. At the wrong check, connection or the address they are easily damaged.
  • Never at start of the engine leave ignition for a long time included.
  • Do not disconnect at the working engine of a wire of the storage battery.
  • At engine start from the additional battery observe rules. Read about precautionary measures at the end of this management.
  • Always disconnect the first a negative wire of the battery and attach his last to avoid danger of casual short circuit.
  • Do not charge the battery with the attached wires.
  • Also before beginning the works described in this Chapter, it is expedient to get acquainted with information on the security measures concerning electric systems of the engine.

If the radio receiver of your car is equipped with system of protection against abduction, before shutdown of the battery be convinced that the correct code of activization is known. Before a detachment of a wire apply for information in the Section System of protection of an audiosystem from theft and language of an instrument guard.

If after battery connection on the display of the dashboard there is a message in other language, for procedure of installation of language address to the Section System of protection of an audiosystem from theft and language of an instrument guard.

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