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Default Introduction to BMW: models, paint code, engine, transmission identification

  • Service training ST050. Introduction to BMW: models, paint code, engine, transmission identification. 54 pages. Language - English.
Model: All
Production: All

After completion of this module you will be able to:
• Identify BMW models by their internal and external designations
• Be able to decipher a VIN
• Identify BMW engines and transmissions
• Understand the BMW Group Numbering System
• Recognize acronyms utilized internally by BMW

Contents:

BMW Model Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

External Designations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Internal Designations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
1 Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
3 Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
5 Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
5 Series Gran Turismo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
6 Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
7 Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
8 Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Touring - Sports Wagon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Z Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
X Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Motorsport Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Vehicle Identification Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
VIN Location on Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Vehicle Production Dates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Vehicle Production Anti-Theft Labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35

Paint Code Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36

Engine Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Engine Numbering System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Engine Displacement Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Engine Specification Plate Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41

Transmission Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Automatic Transmissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Zahnradfabrik Friedrichshafen (ZF) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45
GM Hyrdramatic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47
Manual Transmissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48
Transmission Data Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50
ZF Tag Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50
GM Tag Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50

BMW Group Numbering System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51

Basic BMW Abbreviations and Acronyms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52


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I'm trying to download the ST050 to prepare for the first class of STEP... the website we're supposed to get it from is down, and I can't seem to get this link to work? any other options? thanx!
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