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 requested.*
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).
Engine Compartment  
  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.
Body/Electrical Equipment  
  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.
  Replace microfilter.
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.
Final Inspection  
  Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission.


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