BMW 318/325/M3/525/535/M5 1989-1993 Repair Information

Clutch Pedal

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HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT



E30 3 Series

See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Clutch pedal height measuring point B-E30 3 Series

  1. Measure from the clutch pedal to the firewall should be 9.96-10.39 inch (253-264 mm).
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  3. If the measurement is not correct, rotate the eccentric bolt at the master cylinder pushrod connection point. The dot on the bolt must be in line with the pushrod.
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  5. If the eccentric bolt cannot bring the pedal height to specification, there is a damaged part that needs replacing.
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E36 3 Series

There is no provision for pedal height adjustment. If the pedal height is incorrect, there is a damaged part that needs replacement. The height from the pedal to the firewall should be 10.23-10.63 inch (260-270 mm).

E34 5 Series

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Fig. Fig. 2: Clutch pedal height measuring point B-E34 5 Series

  1. Measure from the clutch pedal to the firewall should be 10.43-10.83 inch (265-275 mm).
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  3. If the measurement is not correct, rotate the eccentric bolt at the master cylinder pushrod connection point. The dot on the bolt must be in line with the pushrod.
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  5. If the eccentric bolt cannot bring the pedal height to specification, there is a damaged part that needs replacing.
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the lower trim from the dash panel.
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  3. Disconnect the clutch return spring.
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  5. Disconnect the master cylinder connection eccentric bolt.
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  7. Remove the shaft mounting nut and slide the pedal off the shaft.
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  9. Install the pedal and connect the master cylinder, return spring and the shaft nut. The dot on the eccentric bolts must align with master cylinder pushrod. Check the pedal height.
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  11. Torque the shaft nut to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm). Torque the eccentric bolt nut to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
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