E46 series BMW 3

since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation



E46 series BMW 3
+ BMW 3 Cars (Е46)
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ Power supply systems, injection and release
+ engine Electric equipment
+ RKPP and transmission line
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
- Body
   General information and security measures
   + Leaving and repair of damages of a body
   - External elements of a body
      Removal and installation of a front bumper
      Removal and installation/check of shock-absorbers of a bumper
      Removal and installation of a rear bumper
      Removal and installation of the back shock-absorber
      Removal and installation of a cover of a fairing
      Removal and installation of a forward wing
      Removal and cowl installation
      Cowl adjustment
      Removal and trunk lid installation
      Trunk lid adjustment
      Removal and installation of the lock/cylinder of the lock of a trunk lid
      Removal and installation of a gas-filled emphasis of a cowl/trunk lid
      Replacement of moldings and model emblem
      Removal, installation and door adjustment
      Removal and installation of facing of a door
      Removal and installation of the lock of a door
      Removal and installation of the cylinder of the lock
      Removal and installation of the external handle of a door
      Removal, installation and window adjustment
      Removal and installation of an electric window regulator
      Removal and installation of the electric motor of a window regulator
      Removal and installation of a mirror of an external look / sound signal of a high-pitch tone
      Removal and installation of glass of a mirror
      Removal and installation of the case of a mirror of an exterior
   + Internal elements of a body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ electric equipment Schemes



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Removal and installation of a rear bumper

Rear bumper

1 — a bumper beam
2 — the shock-absorber
3 — sealing laying
4 — a cover
5 — bumper facing
6 — a support of a lateral wall left

7 — a level left
8 — an opening cover for towage
9 — a level central
10 — a peak bottom
11 — a peak bottom, for models with the prevention of dangerous rapprochement at a parking (PDC)


The front bumper is executed in such a manner that it maintains without damages a head-on collision at speed of 4 km/h. Thus energy of blow is perceived through the aluminum beam which was inside and two hydraulic shock-absorbers.

 REMOVAL

1 Remove at the left and on the right back peaks of arches of wheels-1-. For this purpose turn out two bolts-2-. Take out a screw-driver pins-3-, then remove clips. After that take out peaks sideways at a bumper.

2 Open a luggage carrier and remove the left lateral facing, address to the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.
3 Models 316i, 318i: Remove the right lateral facing and take out the right pocket, address to the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.
4 Models 320d, 320i, 323i, 328i: Uncover the storage battery, address to the Section Removal and installation of the storage battery.

5 Unscrew three nuts of fastening of a bumper at the left and on the right a key on 13 mm. Previously uncover the top nut.

6 At cars with system of the prevention of dangerous rapprochement at a parking uncover-1-. Thus at first from below disconnect lock pads, and then pull back the rest of a peak and disconnect it in points-3-. Rasstykuyte shtekerny connections of ultrasonic converters also remove a peak. Disconnect at the left below the holder of a cable.

7 Take out a bumper by means of the assistant.


 INSTALLATION

8 If it is necessary, complete a bumper.

9 If it is necessary, put on the shock-absorber-2-a plastic cover-1-and consolidation-3-. The cover at removal often remains in a shock-absorber support.

10 Insert a bumper by means of the assistant in lateral directing and displace forward, press sideways a forward part and displace forward against the stop.
11 At cars with system of the prevention of dangerous rapprochement at a parking fix at the left from below the holder of a cable. Join shtekerny connections of ultrasonic converters and fix a peak.
12 raise a bumper behind A little, expose it parallel to a body and fix the moment of 20 N • m. The distance between a bumper and a body should make 5 ± 1 mm.
13 Height of a bumper is regulated at the removed shock-absorber by rotation of a plastic insert with an internal shestigrannik in shock-absorbers.
14 Establish to the place of a cover of the top nuts of fastening.
15 Insert back peaks of arches of wheels at the left and on the right and fix them. Insert two rivets and press against the stop pins.
16 Models 320d, 320i, 323i, 328i: Establish into place a cover of the storage battery, address to the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.
17 Models 316i, 318i: Establish the right lateral facing and the right pocket, address to the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.
18 Establish the left lateral facing, address to the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.