BMW 3 series E46

Since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation



The BMW of 3 series Е46
+ Cars BMW 3 (Е46)
- Current leaving and service
   Introduction
   Current leaving
   The general information on adjustment
   Check of levels of liquids
   Check of a condition of tyres and pressure in them. A designation of tyres and disks of wheels
   Replacement of impellent oil and the 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
   Condition check приводных 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 a cooling liquid
   Check of a condition of system of release of the fulfilled gases
   Check of level of oil in a manual box of a gear change
   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 a 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 it and gymnastics
   Replacement of a 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
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ Power supply systems, injection and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ РКПП and трансмиссионная a line
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electric equipment schemes





Check of level of a liquid of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel

1 Periodically check liquid level in system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel in order to avoid occurrence of problems with management of the car, such, as damage of the steering pump. Operate as follows.

Do not keep a steering wheel turned against the stop in this or that party more than five seconds. It can put out of action the steering pump.


2 Tank of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel is located in an impellent compartment and has unscrewing cover with built in in it measuring щупом.

Model 320d: the Cover of the tank of oil (the marksman on an illustration) is before the index of level of oil, at a sight in a movement direction.

Petrol models: the Tank is in area between the engine and a radiator.


3 Park the car on an equal platform and cock a lay brake.

4 On the cold engine liquid level should be about label MIN. The Maximum deviation of level of a liquid on щупе from label MIN 2 mm.


5 Start the engine and warm up it to normal temperature. With the engine idling turn a steering wheel from an emphasis against the stop some times to remove air from steering system. Switch off the engine, uncover the tank, having turned it counter-clockwise, wipe measuring щуп dry and close a cover. Again open a cover and check up liquid level. It should be between two labels.
6 Add a liquid small doses while it will not reach the necessary level.

Do not suppose a liquid modulation. If it nevertheless happens, remove surpluses pure шприцом. Close a cover.


7 If it is required frequent доливание to a liquid, check up hoses and штуцерные connections of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel on presence of signs of deterioration and leaks (address to Section Check of a condition and replacement of hoses of an impellent compartment).
8 Check up a condition and a tension приводного a belt (address to Section condition Check приводных ridge belts).