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BMW 525i 2008 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Paradi Zhansharl

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 11/18/2019
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Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a BMW 525i 2008, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your BMW. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your BMW 525i can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for BMW 525i of 2008 model year.

Ebook details

You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of BMW 525i in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
216 pages
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File size
33.6 kB (ZIP archive)
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BMW 525i specifications

The main characteristics of a BMW 525i car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelBMW 525i
Model year2008
CategoryStation Wagons Estate
Number of seats5
Number of doors4
Car length4850 mm (189.95 inches)
Car width1850 mm (72.44 inches)
Car height1470 mm (57.61 inches)
Wheelbase2890 mm (113.23 inches)
Ground clearance130 mm (5.07 inches)
Front wheels225/55-R16
Rear wheels225/55-R16
Vehicle weight1494 kg (3277.23 pounds)
Towed trailer weight1806 kg (3961.59 pounds)
Maximum load weight2052 kg (4501.28 pounds)
Car front leg room1060 mm (41,49 inches)
Car passenger space2803 litres (737.30 gallons)
Car cargo space520 litres (136.32 gallons)
Gear boxManual, 6-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesVentilated disks
Rear brakesVentilated disks
Max speed235.0 km/h (145.27 mph)
Acceleration7.5 seconds
CO² emissions194.0 g/km
Turning radius12 m (481.88 inches)
Aerodynamic dragcoefisient0.3
Fuel consumption (mixed cycle)9.4 litres/100 km (24.89 miles per gallon)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity2494 ccm (151.42 cubic inches)
Engine's typein-line, 6-cyl
Valves per cylinder4
Maximum power218.00 PS (159.20 kW or 213.93 HP) at 6500 Rev. per min.
Torque250.00 Nm (25.37 kgf-m or 183.48 ft.lbs) at 2900 Rev. per min.
Cylinder size75.0 x 84.0 mm (2.99 x 3.3 inches)
Compression ratio10.5:1
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.1463 PS/kg
Grease typeWet sump
Fuel tank capacity70.0 litres (18.40 gallons)

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of BMW 525i model 2008 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about BMW

Torque specifications / Parts replacement / Service tips / Safety / Basic hand tools / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Off Road rules / Serial numbers / Service hints / Safety first / Mechanics tips / Expendable supplies / Notes, cautions and warnings

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Engine performance / Engine starting / Brake problems / Front suspension and steering / Engine noises / Excessive vibration / Emergency troubleshooting / Operating requirements

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Engine oil and filter change / Idle speed adjustment / Valve adjustment / Final drive oil change / Spark plug / Specifications / Compression test / Periodic maintenance / Air filter / Periodic lubrication / Tune-up / Ignition timing / Service intervals / Pre-checks

Chapter four / BMW's engine

Cylinder head cover and camshaft / Alternator / Specifications / Engine cooling / Oil pump / Removal installation / Recoil starter / Crankcase and crankshaft / Valves and valve components / Piston, piston pin and piston rings / Ignition pulse generator / Starter gears / Cylinder / Camshaft chain and tensioner / Break-in / Cylinder head

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Exhaust system / Cold starting / Operation cleaning inspection / Specifications / Fuel level gauge / Throttle cable / Air filter air box / Fuel tank / Fuel shutoff valve

Chapter six / Electrical system

Fuses / Charging system / Alternator / Ignition pulse generator / Electric starting system / Specifications / High oil temperature warning indicator system / Voltage regulator / Lighting system / Switches

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Front brake and axle / Specifications / Front wheel / Tie rod / Handlebar / Steering shaft / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Shock absorber / Rear axle / Rear axle housing / Rear wheel

Chapter nine / Body of BMW 525i

Front fender / Specifications / Front fender / Rear fend / Rear fender / Rear fender seat

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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