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
- Onboard electric equipment
   + Dignostika of electric elements
   - Lighting and alarm system
      Removal and installation/check of a sound signal
      Initialization of remote control
      Replacement of filament lamps of external lighting
      Replacement of filament lamps of internal lighting
      Removal and headlight installation
      Removal and installation of a ring cover of a headlight
      Removal and installation of the electric motor of adjustment of range of light
      Adjustment of headlights
      Gas-discharge lamps of a passing beam (xenon lamps)
      Removal and installation of a back lamp
   + Devices and equipment
+ electric equipment Schemes



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Replacement of filament lamps of external lighting

Filament lamps fail eventually. Therefore each two years they should be replaced on new even if they still keep the working capacity. It does not belong to halogen lamps which, for example, are applied to near and far light, and also in fog lights. As a rule, the resource is much higher than them and they are replaced only at damage. Easing of force of light in filament lamps is determined by black adjournment on a glass flask.

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

Before replacement of the filament lamp switch off the corresponding consumer.

Do not take a lamp naked fingers. The print of fingers evaporates and besieged on a reflector, reducing a light stream of a lamp. Surely establish a lamp of the same execution. Surely replace with a lamp of the same execution. Lamps of a spot casually left on a flask are removed the pure scarf moistened in alcohol.

— Switch off the switch of the corresponding lamp.
— Switch off ignition.
— Open a cowl or a trunk lid.

Passing/driving beam

Galogenovye the lamps applied to near and far light, and also for fog lights, are under pressure and can burst at replacement. Therefore at replacement of such lamps it is necessary to use goggles and mittens. At replacement of gas-discharge lamps (xenon lamps of a passing beam) there is a danger to life owing to the unqualified address with an element of a high voltage of a lamp. Therefore their replacement here is not described.


1 Rasstykuyte I will corrode on the boss of the damaged lamp. Turn counter-clockwise against the stop a fixing ring-4-on the boss of a lamp of a passing beam-1-or a driving beam-2-and take out it.

On an illustration the removed headlight is shown. 3–boss of a lamp of a parking light.

2 Press the damaged lamp into a cartridge, turn in the direction on an hour hand so that it was released and take out.
3 Insert into a cartridge a new lamp and turn against the stop clockwise.
4 Put in a headlight a cartridge and turn clockwise against the stop.
5 Join the socket at the boss.

Parking light


6 Lamps of a parking light are located in the case of a headlight of a driving beam.

7 Turn a cartridge of a lamp of a parking light-3-counter-clockwise and take out from the case.

8 Take out a lamp from the boss.
9 Insert a new lamp of a parking light into a cartridge.
10 Insert a cartridge of a lamp into the headlight case a big pad up and turn clockwise against the stop.

Forward signal of turn

11 For replacement of a lamp it is necessary to remove a turn signal. For this purpose enter a screw-driver through an opening in a wing, address to the left part of an illustration.

12 Press down a screw-driver a hook of fastening of a signal of turn and thus release. For the explanation this process is shown on the removed signal of turn, address to the right part of an illustration.

The screw-driver thus is necessary for pressing strongly down so that the hook was fixed by click.

13 Take out a turn signal forward.

14 Turn a cartridge of a lamp-1-counter-clockwise and take out from the case of a signal of turn.

15 Press the damaged lamp into a cartridge, turn counter-clockwise so that it was released and take out.
16 Insert into a cartridge a new lamp. Press a lamp and turn clockwise so. That it was fixed.
17 Insert a cartridge of a lamp into the case of a headlight and turn clockwise against the stop that the boss was fixed.
18 Enter a signal of turn by both pads-2-in directing on the case and press so that hooks were distinctly fixed.

Fog light

Halogen lamps of fog lights, and also near and far light are under pressure and can burst at replacement. Therefore at replacement of a lamp use mittens and goggles.


19 Take out by means of a small screw-driver-1-fog light sideways from a body.

Not to damage a paint and varnish covering, enclose under a screw-driver a rag.

20 Rasstykuytes at a headlight I will corrode.
21 Press the damaged lamp into a cartridge, turn it counter-clockwise so that it was released, and take out.
22 Insert a new lamp into a cartridge. Press a lamp and turn clockwise so that it was fixed.
23 Join the socket at a fog light.
24 Insert a headlight and fix it.

Lateral index of turn

25 Shift by means of a plastic wedge-1-or fingers the lateral index-2-forward in the direction of movement and take out from a body opening.

26 Turn a cartridge-3-counter-clockwise and take out from the turn index.
27 Take out a lamp from the boss.
28 Press into a cartridge a new lamp.
29 Insert a cartridge into the index of turn and turn clockwise so that the boss was fixed.
30 Insert the turn index in a set into an opening of a body and press.

Back lamp

Arrangement of lamps in the back grouped lamp

1 — a turn signal
2 — a backing lamp
3 — a fog light
4 — a marker light
5 — a dimensional fire/stoplight

31 Removal of the holder of a lamp in боковине: Release brackets from a luggage compartment in the arrow direction. Remove the holder of a lamp and расстыкуйте I will corrode.

32 Removal of the holder of a lamp in a trunk lid: Remove a screw-driver 2 clamps of facing of a trunk lid in a point-1-. Release a bracket-2-on the holder of a lamp. Remove the holder of a lamp and расстыкуйте I will corrode.

33 Press the damaged lamp into a cartridge, turn counter-clockwise so. that it was released and take out.
34 Insert into a cartridge a new lamp. Press a lamp and turn clockwise so that it was fixed.
35 Join the socket at the holder of a lamp. Insert the holder and press it so that click was heard.
36 Fix trunk lid facing by two clips, address to the Section Removal and trunk lid installation.

Central stoplight

At failure of a light-emitting diode it is necessary to replace all light strip.

37 Uncover clips under a stoplight from the forward party then remove it.
38 Disconnect a light strip and расстыкуйте connection.
39 Join the socket with a new light strip, fix a light strip.
40 At first insert a cover with brackets around a back lamp, then press.

Lamp of illumination of registration plate

41 Put a small screw-driver-1-in a groove on the right and press to the left then take out a lamp of illumination of registration plate-2-.

Not to damage a paint and varnish covering, enclose under a screw-driver a rag.

42 Take out from contact plugs the damaged sofitny lamp.
43 Insert a new sofitny lamp.
44 Insert a rasseivatel and press it. Clamps should be latched distinctly.