BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Repair Level 1

Taking into account the repair stages of the BMW workshop information system, the body repair work in the Technical Qualification is divided into 3 repair levels. Each of the 3 Body Repair Levels includes certain prerequisites in terms of the qualifications of the employees and the workshop equipment.

The special characteristics of the add-on body parts and the materials used in the outer body skin are described in this chapter. However, the basic functions of the roof and the outer body skin components made of plastic are the same as on other current BMW models. For this reason, these components will not be described in detail here.

Outer body skin materials

Body Repair Level 1
G30 Outer body skin

  1. Other steel grades
  2. Aluminum
  3. Plastic
  4. Deep-drawing steel

As was already the case with the F10, the doors, hood and front side panels are made of Aluminum.

In addition, the trunk and the roof of the G30 is also made of Aluminum, which contributes to the significant weight reduction.

The bumper panels at front and rear as well as the side sills are made of plastic as before. However, further development of this material made it possible to reduce the density and weight.


     Front fenders

    Air Breathers are also used on the front fenders of the G30. The Air Breather is an air outlet behind the front wheel, which diverts the air flowing into the rear region of the wheel well in a contr

     Rear light

    On the G30, the rear light assembly is attached with 3 screws to the body. Due to the very small gap dimensions to the body, it is necessary to adjust the rear lights to the body. Two adjusting elem

     Interior Equipment


     General information, Safety information

    General information The engine oil consumption is dependent on your driving style and driving conditions. Therefore, regularly check the engine oil level after refueling by taking a detailed measurement. The engine oil consumption can increase in the following situations, for instance: Sporty dr

     Front axle

    Double-wishbone front axle in the G30 Support bearing Wishbone, lower Steering box Cross member Universal joint of steering shaft to steering gear Cast side section Strut Service opening Rear stiffening label Steering shaft Universal joint of steering shaft to steering column Triangle

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