E46 series BMW 3

since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation



E46 series BMW 3
+ BMW 3 Cars (Е46)
- Current leaving and service
   Introduction
   Current leaving
   General information on control
   Check of levels of liquids
   Check of a condition of tires and pressure in them. Designation of tires and disks of wheels
   Replacement of impellent oil and oil filter
   Replacement of a filtering element of the air filter
   Checks of brake system
   Replacement of an element of the filter of air of salon
   Check of a condition of driving ridge belts
   Check of a condition and replacement of hoses of an impellent compartment
   Check of functioning of system of cooling and frost resistance of cooling liquid
   Check of a condition of system of production of the fulfilled gases
   Check of level of oil in a manual box of gear shifting
   Check of a condition of components of a suspension bracket and steering
   Check of a condition of protective covers of power shafts
   Check of level of liquid of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel
   Visual check of a body and its bottom
   Check of seat belts
   Rotation and replacement of wheels
   Condition check, replacement of brushes and adjustment of a corner of screen wipers
   Check of a condition of the battery, care of it and charging
   Replacement of brake liquid
   Check and replacement of spark plugs
   Check of fuel system, replacement of the fuel filter. Operation of diesel model in the conditions of winter
   Greasing of loops and locks of doors
   Replacement of a battery of a key of remote control
+ 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
+ electric equipment Schemes



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Replacement of a filtering element of the air filter

It is necessary to replace filtering element of the air filter of the engine only in that case when it is polluted. Under normal conditions operation the interval between replacements makes to 100.000 km. The filtering element should not be cleared gasoline or to oil. It is not necessary to blow also the filter the compressed air.


Petrol engines:

 REMOVAL

1 Open clips of-1-covers of the filter.

2 Slightly raise around a filter cover.

3 Lift a cover of the filter and take out filtering element-1-(address to an accompanying illustration).

4 Wipe the filter case a damp rag.


 INSTALLATION

1 Insert into the filter case a new filtering element.
2 Put into place a cover and fix it clips.


Diesel engine 320d

 REMOVAL

1 Remove an element of the air filter of ventilation, heating and the conditioner, address to the Section Replacement of an element of the filter of air of salon.

2 Open the cable channel at the lower part of the case of the filter-2-and take out a cable.

3 Turn out bolts-1-and remove the lower part of the case of the filter-2-.
4 Uncover openings for filling with oil.

5 Unscrew bolts-1-, remove engine-2-facing.

6 Unscrew screws-1-and uncover the air filter at a head of cylinders. On an accompanying illustration on both left screws face keys are visible.

7 Take out back filtering element. Wipe the filter case a damp rag.


 INSTALLATION

1 Establish in the filter case a new filtering element. The back holder on an illustration shows down.

2 Fix on a head of cylinders a cover of the air filter. Instruction: Between a box of the air filter and a wall of an impellent compartment it is inconveniently to wrap an external bolt of fastening. It is recommended to fix at first a cover of the filter without a filtering element to understand, how the specified bolt is established. Then establish filtering element and fix a cover at first the specified bolt.
3 Fix soaking-up air hose and engine facing.
4 Screw an opening cover for an oil flood.
5 Fix the lower part of an airmodular box.
6 Lay a cable to the cable canal at the lower part of the case of the filter. Close the cable channel.
7 Establish into place an element of the air filter of ventilation, heating and the conditioner, address to the Section Replacement of an element of the filter of air of salon.