Removal, installation and cowl adjustment. 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
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
13.1. Removal and front grille installation
13.2. Removal, installation and cowl adjustment
13.3. Removal and installation of bumpers
13.4. Removal and installation of the panel of an internal covering of doors
13.5. Removal, installation and door adjustment
13.6. Removal, installation and adjustment of a trunk lid / door of a back
13.7. Removal, installation and adjustment of a latch, cylinder of the lock and door handles
13.8. Removal and installation of glass of a door
13.9. Removal and installation of a window regulator of a door
13.10. Removal and installation of an external mirror
13.11. Removal and installation of casings of a steering column
13.12. Removal and installation of seats
13.13. Check of seat belts
13.14. Care of the car and coloring
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

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13.2. Removal, installation and cowl adjustment

The cover of a cowl is quite heavy and it is inconvenient to remove and establish it - performance of this procedure needs not less than two people.

Removal and installation


  1. Open a cowl. On some latest models, probably, it is required to unbend plastic clips and to remove insulating laying, to provide access to the socket of illumination of a cowl and hoses of a washer of a windscreen. By means of a small screw-driver hook a plastic clip.

... take the holder.

  1. After that disconnect wires and hoses.
  1. Remove clips and pull out fingers of an emphasis of a cowl nippers.
  1. Prop up a cowl and pull out sharnirny fingers of loops.
  1. Ask the assistant to support a cowl cover on the one hand, and support it with another.
  1. Give a coupling bolt of fastening of loops to a cowl of you, then hold your party of a cowl while the assistant gives such bolt on the other hand.
  1. Remove a cowl. Place it in a safe place where it will not drop, previously having wrapped up rags not to damage paint.
  2. Installation make upside-down.


Adjustment of a cowl can be made after holiday of bolts of loops of a cowl in order that it was flush with wings. On some models for access to bolts of loops it can be demanded to remove lateral parts of a front grille.


  1. Move a cowl here and there or forward and back properly to level the provision of a cowl concerning wings in front. Reliably tighten bolts.
  1. Height of a back part of a cowl it is possible to adjust, having released bolts and having lifted or having lowered a latch. After adjustment reliably tighten bolts.
  1. Lateral adjustment of a cowl can be made if to weaken nuts of a bolt roller directing and to move directing that it was reliably hooked with a latch.
  1. After adjustment screw in or unscrew cowl stoppers to hold him in new situation.
  1. Not to allow jamming of the mechanism of a cowl, it is necessary to grease it periodically.

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