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BMW 5 Series (E60, E61)
Service Manual:
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,
2008, 2009, 2010

525i, 525xi, 528i, 528xi, 530i,
530xi, 535i, 535xi, 545i, 550i

by Bentley Publishers

2 Volume Hardcover Set, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
1760 pages
2978 photos, illustrations and diagrams
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1689-6
Price: $249.95

BMW 5 Series (E60, E61) Repair Information

The BMW 5 Series (E60, E61) Service Manual: 2004-2010 contains in-depth maintenance, service and repair information for the BMW 5 Series from 2004 to 2010. The aim throughout has been simplicity and clarity, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures and accurate specifications. Whether youre a professional or a do-it-yourself BMW owner, this manual helps you understand, care for and repair your BMW.

Click here to view an excerpt procedure from this BMW manual:
Door Windows 512-7: Front door window, removing and installing.

The do-it-yourself BMW owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair information. Even if you have no intention of working on your vehicle, you will find that reading and owning this manual makes it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.

Models covered

525i and 530i
  • M54 engine (2004-2005)
  • N52 engine (2006-2007)
  • N52K engine (2008-2010)
  • N54 twin turbo engine (2008-2010)
  • N62 V8 engine (2004-2005)
  • N62 TU V8 engine (2006-2010)

Manual transmissions
(remove, install, external service)

  • Getrag GS6-17BG
  • ZF GS6-37BZ , ZF GS6-53DZ

Sequential Manual Gearbox (SMG)
(remove, install)

  • ZF GS6S37BZ, ZF GS6S53BZ

Automatic transmissions
(remove, install, external service)

  • ZF GA6HP19Z, GA6HP19Z TU
  • ZF GA6HP26Z, GA6HP26Z TU

Technical features:

  • Condition based service (CBS) maintenance procedures from replacing the cabin microfilter to checking and resetting service intervals. This manual tells you what to do and how and when to do it.
  • Cylinder head cover gasket and crankshaft seal service (includes removal and installation of Valvetronic motor).
  • Cooling system and radiator service.
  • Fuel injection and ignition system diagrams and explanations.
  • Information about advanced technical features such as Valvetronic, VANOS, twin turbochargers, DSC (dynamic stability control), dynamic drive (active stabilizer bars), active steering, and xDrive.
  • Suspension repair procedures.
  • Brakes, steering and ABS troubleshooting and repair.
  • Heating and air-conditioning repair, including A/C component replacement.
  • Body and hood repairs and adjustments.
  • Electrical system service, with an easy-to-use illustrated component locator section.
  • Comprehensive wiring schematics, including fuses and grounds.
  • BMW OBD II diagnostic trouble codes, SAE-defined OBD II P-codes, as well as basic scan tool operation.
  • BMW factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments and tightening torques.

Additional technical content

For additional technical content for E60 and E61 platform BMW 5 Series models, visit our online technical library by clicking below.

Online Technical Library
BMW 5 Series MY 2004 - 2010 (E60, E61)

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Watch a short video on how to remove and install the driver airbag on a BMW E60 - 5 Series.
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020 Maintenance
Learn how to reset condition-based service (CBS) intervals.
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160 Fuel Tank and Fuel Pump
Servicing the high-pressure fuel system on turbo models, including replacing HPI fuel pump.
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340 Brakes
Detailed brake pad and rotor service.
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ECL Electrical Component Locations
Extensive electrical component location information.
BMW 5 Series Repair Manual 2004-10
BMW 5 Series Repair Manual 2004-10
Wholesale Case Quantity: 1
BSIN: B510
ISBN: 0-8376-1689-1 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1689-6 (ISBN-13)
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