Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 530 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 525 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 520 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 530 d, BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 525 td, BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 525 tds View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: fuel pump – BMW 5 (E39). Tools you might need:
Electronic spray
Drive socket # 5
Drive socket # 8
Drive socket # 10
HEX bit No.H5
Ratchet wrench
Phillips screwdriver
Clip removal tool
Fluid container
Wheel chock
Replacement: fuel pump – BMW 5 (E39). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW 5 (E39) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 3
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the plastic car body protective cover. Use a drive socket #8. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a Phillips screwdriver. Use a clip removal tool.
  2. Step 4
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    Remove the plastic car body protective cover.
  3. Step 5
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    Unscrew the fuel pump bracket fastener. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the fuel pump bracket.
  5. Step 7
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    Loosen the clamps of the fuel lines. Use a drive socket #5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
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    Prepare a container for fluids.
  7. Step 9
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    Detach the fuel lines from the fuel pump.
  8. Step 10
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    Detach the fuel pump connector.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the fuel pump together with its holder.
  10. Step 12
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    Remove the fuel pump from the holder.
  11. Step 13
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    Treat the fuel pump connector. Use electronic spray.
  12. Step 14
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    Attach the fuel pump connector.
  13. Step 15
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    Attach the fuel line to the fuel pump.
  14. Step 16
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    Install a new fuel pump into the holder.
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