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BMW 5 Series Repair Manuals

BMW 5 SeriesFree BMW 5 Series repair manuals [pdf] for do-it-yourselfers. Content: general information; maintenance; common specs & procedures; DTC index (trouble codes); accessories & equipment; body & frame; brakes; driveline/axles; electrical; wiring diagrams; engine; engine performance; HVAC; lighting; restraints; steering; suspension; transmission.

The first generation BMW 5 Series was introduced in 1972. Technical specs: Class: executive car; Layout: front-engine, rear-wheel drive; Body style: 4-door sedan; Wheelbase: 91.0 in (2,311 mm); Length: 145.6 in (3,698 mm); Width: 67.7 in (1,720 mm); Height: 58.4 in (1,484 mm); Engines: 1.8L M10 I4; 2.0L M10 I4; 2.0L M20 I6; 2.5L-3.2L M30 I6; 3.5L M90 I6; Transmissions: 3-speed ZF 3HP12 automatic; 3-speed ZF 3HP20 automatic; 3-speed ZF 3HP22 automatic; 3-speed BW65 automatic; 4-speed manual; 5-speed manual.
1972-1981 BMW E12 repair manual
1972-1981 BMW E12 wiring diagrams
The second generation BMW 5 Series was introduced in 1981. Technical specs: Class: executive car; Layout: front-engine, rear-wheel drive; Body style: 4-door sedan; Wheelbase: 103.3 in (2,625 mm); Length: 181.9 in (4,620 mm); Width: 66.9 in (1,700 mm); Height: 55.7 in (1,415 mm); Engines: 1.8L M10 I4; 2.0L-2.7L M20 I6; 2.5L-3.4L M30 I6; 3.5L M88 I6; 3.5L S38 I6; 2.4L M21 I6; Transmissions: 3-speed ZF 3HP22 automatic; 4-speed ZF 4HP22 automatic; 4-speed ZF 4HP22 automatic; 4-speed manual; 5-speed manual.
1981-1988 BMW E28 repair manual
1981-1988 BMW E28 wiring diagrams
The third generation BMW 5 Series was introduced in 1987. Technical specs: Class: executive car; Layout: front-engine, rear-wheel drive; Body style: 4-door sedan, 5-door station wagon; Wheelbase: 108.7 in (2,760 mm); Length: 185.8 in (4,720 mm); Width: 68.9 in (1,750 mm); Height: 55.6-55.9 in (1,412-1,420 mm); Engines: 1.8L M40 I4; 1.8L M43 I4; 2.0L-2.5L M20 I6; 2.0-2.5L M50 I6; 3.0-3.4L M30 I6; 3.5-3.8L S38 I6; 3.0-4.0L M60 V8; 2.4L M21 turbo I6; 2.5L M51 turbo I6; Transmissions: 4-speed ZF 4HP22 automatic; 4-speed GM 4L30-E automatic; 5-speed ZF 5HP18 automatic; 5-speed ZF 5HP30 automatic; 5-speed Getrag manual; 5-speed ZF manual.
1987-1996 BMW E34 repair manual
1987-1996 BMW E34 wiring diagrams
The fourth generation BMW 5 Series was introduced in 1996. Technical specs: Class: executive car; Layout: front-engine, rear-wheel drive; Body style: 4-door sedan, 5-door station wagon; Wheelbase: 111.4 in (2,830 mm); Length: 188.0-189.2 in (4,775-4,805 mm); Width: 70.9 in (1,800 mm); Height: 56.5-56.9 in (1,435-1,445 mm); Engines: 2.0L-2.8 L M52 I6; 2.2L-3.0 L M54 I6; 3.5L-4.4L M62 V8; 4.9L S62 V8; 2.0L M47 I4; 2.5L M51 I6; 2.5L-2.9L M57 I6; Transmissions: 4-speed automatic; 5-speed automatic; 5-speed manual; 6-speed manual.
1996-2003 BMW E39 repair manual
1996-2003 BMW E39 wiring diagrams
The fifth generation BMW 5 Series was introduced in 2004. Technical specs: Class: executive car; Layout: front-engine, rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive; Body style: 4-door sedan (E60), 5-door station wagon (E61); Wheelbase: 113.8 in (2,890 mm); Length: 190.7 in (4,843 mm); Width: 72.8 in (1,850 mm); Height: 57.9-58.7 in (1,470-1,491 mm); Engines: 2.0L N46 I4; 2.2L-3.0L M54 I6; 2.5L-3.0L N53 I6; 3.0L N54 I6; 4.0L-4.8 L N62 V8; 5.0L S85 V10; 2.0L M47 I4; 2.0L N47 I4; 2.5L-3.0L M57 I6; Transmissions: 6-speed automatic; 6-speed SMG-II; 7-speed SMG-III; 6-speed manual.
2004-2010 BMW E60 repair manual
2004-2010 BMW E60 wiring diagrams
2004-2010 BMW E61 repair manual
2004-2010 BMW E61 wiring diagrams
The sixth generation BMW 5 Series was introduced in 2011. Technical specs: Class: executive car; Layout: front-engine, front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive; Body style: 4-door sedan (F10), 4-door long-wheelbase sedan (F18), 5-door station wagon (F11), 5-door fastback (F07); Wheelbase: 116.9 in (2,968 mm); Length: 192.9-198.4 in (4,899-5,039 mm); Width: 73.2 in (1,860 mm); Height: 57.5 in (1,460 mm); Engines: 1.6L-2.0L N20 I4; 2.5L-3.0 L N52 I6; 3.0L N53 I6; 3.0L N55 I6; 4.4L N63 V8; 2.0L N47 I4; 3.0L N57 I6; Transmissions: 8-speed ZF 8HP automatic; 6-speed manual.
2011-2016 BMW F07 repair manual
2011-2016 BMW F07 wiring diagrams
2011-2016 BMW F10 repair manual
2011-2016 BMW F10 wiring diagrams
2011-2016 BMW F11 repair manual
2011-2016 BMW F11 wiring diagrams
2011-2016 BMW F18 repair manual
2011-2016 BMW F18 wiring diagrams
The seventh generation BMW 5 Series was introduced in 2017. Technical specs: Class: executive car; Layout: front-engine, front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive; Body style: 4-door sedan (G30), 4-door long-wheelbase sedan (G38), 5-door station wagon (G31); Wheelbase: 117.1-122.2 in (2,975-3,105 mm); Length: 194.3-200.5 in (4,936-5,092 mm); Width: 73.1-73.5 in (1,858-1,868 mm); Height: 58.2-59.0 in (1,479-1,498 mm); Engines: 2.0L B48 turbocharged I4; 3.0L B58 turbocharged I6; 4.4L N63 turbocharged V8; 2.0L B47 turbocharged I4; 3.0L B57 turbocharged I6; Transmissions: 8-speed ZF 8HP automatic; 6-speed manual.
2017-present BMW G30 repair manual
2017-present BMW G30 wiring diagrams
2017-present BMW G31 repair manual
2017-present BMW G31 wiring diagrams
2017-present BMW G38 repair manual
2017-present BMW G38 wiring diagrams
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