BMW 5 Series (E34) 1989 – 1995 Service Manual by Robert Bentley

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BMW 5 Series (E34) 1989 – 1995 Service Manual by Robert Bentley

This BMW 5-Series Service Manual covers the 1989 through 1995 525i models, the 1989 through 1993 535i models, and the 1994 and 1995 530i and 540i models, and is specifically designed to cover only those models built for sale in the United States.

BMW and most accessories and parts sellers specializing in BMWs refer to the 5-Series covered by this manual as the E34 model. The code “E34” is BMW’s internal code for the basic platform shared by all of the cars covered by this manual. Except for the engine and a few other components, the models covered by this manual share many of same components such as suspension parts, body panels, and the interior pieces. When ordering parts, especially body parts, knowing the E34 code maybe helpful.

BMW also uses an internal code for the various engines used in the E34 models. The engines used in the 525i models are either M20. M50. or M50TU. The engine used in the 535i is known as the M30. The engine used in the 530i and 540i is known as the M60. This information is primarily used internally by BMW, but may be helpful if you have access to BMW technical information.

BMW 5 Series (E34) 1989 – 1995 Service Manual covers the following models and engines:

  • 525i (M20 with DME 1.3) 1989 – 1990
  • 525i (M50 with DME 3.1) 1991 – 1992
  • 525i (M50TU/VANOS with DME 3.3.1) 1993 – 1995
  • 530i (M60 with DME 3.3) 1994 – 1995
  • 535i (M30 with DME 1.3) 1989 – 1993
  • 540i (M60 with DME 3.3) 1994 – 1995

Transmissions covered: Manual (remove, install, external service)

  • Getrag 260/5 and 260/6
  • Getrag S5D 250G
  • Getrag S6S 560G

Automatic (remove, install, external service)

  • ZF 4HP22/EH
  • A4S 310R (THM-R1)
  • ZF A5S 310Z
  • ZF A5S 560Z


  • General Data and Maintenance
  • Fundamentals for the Do-It-Yourself Owner
  • Maintenance Program
  • Engine
  • Engine Removal and Installation
  • Cylinder Head Removal and Installation; Cylinder Head and Valvetrain
  • Camshaft Timing Chain; Camshaft Timing Belt
  • Lubrication System
  • Ignition System – DME
  • Battery, Starter, Alternator
  • Fuel Injection – DME
  • Fuel Tank and Fuel Pump
  • Radiator and Cooling System
  • Exhaust System
  • Transmission
  • Manual Transmission & Clutch
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Gearshift Linkage & Driveshaft
  • Suspension,Steering and Brakes
  • Front Suspension; Steering and Wheel Alignment
  • Rear Suspension; Final Drive
  • Brakes
  • Body
  • Fenders, Engine Hood; Doors; Trunklid, Tailgate
  • Exterior Trim, Bumpers
  • Interior Trim
  • Central Locking
  • Seats
  • Electrical System; Fuses and Relays
  • Wipers and Washers
  • Switches and Electrical Accessories; Instruments| Radio
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Equipment and Accessories
  • Seat Belts; Airbag System (SRS)
  • Wiring Diagrams

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Language: English
File: PDF
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