BMW Inspection II
Includes all items listed under Inspection I.
|Change oil and oil filter while engine is at normal operating temperature.|
|Check transmission for leaks.|
|Check rear axle for leaks.|
|Visually check fuel tank, lines and connections for leaks.|
|Check condition, positioning, and mounting of exhaust system. Examine for leaks.|
|Check power steering system for leaks. Check p/s fluid level; add fluid if necessary.|
|Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads using
special tool. If replacement is necessary:
Examine brake disc surfaces. Clean and brake pad contact points in calipers.
Grease wheel centering hubs.
Check thickness of parking brake linings only when replacing rear pads.
(7 Series Note: applies to 740i/iL beginning 9/96 production)
|Remove and install front and rear disc brakes, check overall
thickness. Examine brake disc surfaces. Clean brake pad contact points in
calipers. Grease wheel centering hubs.
(7 Series Note: applies to all 750iL, and 740i/iL thru 8/96 production.
|Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage and joint disc.|
|Check brake and clutch system connections and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.|
|Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust parking brake if necessary.|
|Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
Check condition of tires (outer surfaces [left/right]), tread wear and
pattern; in case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if
Note: If requested rotate all four road wheels as instructed and rebalance.*
|Check thickness of parking brake linings
7 Series Note: Applies to all 750iL, and 740i/iL thru 8/96 production.
|Half-shafts: Check for leaks at flexible boots.|
|Inspect entire body according to terms of rust perforation limited warranty (must be performed at least every two years).|
|Read out diagnostic system.|
|Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks. Check
coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary.
Note: Coolant must be replaced every 3 years (time interval begins from vehicle production date).
|Check level of brake and clutch fluid in reservoir. Add fluid if required.|
|Replace brake fluid every 2 years (timing interval begins from vehicle's production date).*|
|Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Fill up and/or correct if necessary.|
|Check air conditioner operation.|
|Reset Service Indicator.|
|Replace spark plugs.|
|Replace intake air cleaner element.
Note: Reduce replace interval in dusty operating conditions.
|Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required.|
|Perform battery load test.|
|Check lighting system, i.e., headlights, foglights, parking, back-up, license-plate, interior (including map reading lights), glove box, flashlight, illuminated make-up mirrors, luggage compartment lights.|
|Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.|
|Check all warning/indicator lights, check control.|
|Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch.|
|Check wipers and washer system(s);wiper blades, washer jet positions.|
|Check condition and function of safety belts.|
|Oil hood, trunk/tailgate and door hinges. Grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches. Check operation of all latches.|
|Check central locking/double lock.|
|Replace batteries for alarm remote controls in all vehicle master keys.|
Note: reduce replacement interval in dusty operating conditions.
|Check heater/ air conditioner blower, rear window defogger.|
|Check rear view mirrors.|
|Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn covers, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations or accessories.|
|Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission.|
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