BMW 3 of the E46 series

since 1998 release

Repair and operation of the car



BMW 3 of the E46 series
+ BMW 3 Cars (E46)
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply systems, injection and release
+ Electric equipment of the engine
+ RKPP and transmission line
+ Automatic transmission
- Coupling and power shafts
   + Coupling
   - Power shafts
      Removal and installation of power shafts
      Replacement of a protective cover of a power shaft
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment





Power shafts

Removal and installation of power shafts

Power shaft with protective covers

1 — a power shaft
Diameter of the hinge - 93 mm
2 — a level
3 — the screw cylindrical or Torx
4 — a nut of fastening of a nave
5 — a lock ring
6 — a collar of fastening of a hose
Small diameter, for fastening of an internal cover

7 — a collar of fastening of a hose
Small diameter, for fastening of an external cover
8 — an external cover
9 — a collar of fastening of a hose
Big diameter, for fastening of an external cover
10 — a cover
11 — an internal cover


 REMOVAL

Power shafts have various length. At the left shorter power shaft, on the right longer settles down. If both power shafts are removed, they before removal need to be marked.


1 Bring down a chisel of the plane and turn off a nut with a fillet-1-.

The nut sits very strongly. Therefore for reasons of safety turn off a nut when the car costs on wheels. To exclude provorachivany wheels, ask the assistant to press a brake pedal.

2 Mark paint the provision of the corresponding back wheel concerning a nave. It will allow to establish at assembly the balanced wheel in its former situation. Weaken bolts of fastening of a wheel at the car standing on the earth. Lift back part of the car, put it on supports and remove a back wheel.
3 Disconnect behind system of production of the fulfilled gases, lower it and prop up.

4 Disconnect the stabilizer of cross stability-1-from a beam of a back suspension bracket (the shooter on an illustration) and take away down. Instruction: On an illustration only the left fastening is shown.

5 Turn off a nut with a fillet from a power shaft.

6 Turn off six (shooters on an illustration). Wring out it from the conducted flange and suspend, having fixed a wire.

Do not allow that the power shaft hung. Otherwise the external hinge will be overloaded.

On an illustration only three screws of fastening are visible.

7 it is for this purpose necessary corresponding or the BMW tool, address to an illustration. The stripper 332116 fastens two bolts of fastening of a wheel, and the screw 33211 is rolled in a power shaft by a vvorachivaniye in a carving element 332117. Thereof the power shaft is squeezed out.

8 Remove a power shaft.


 INSTALLATION

1 Bring a power shaft and suspend on a wire.
2 Involve a power shaft by means of, for example, crossing point 332116, and also the screw 332119 from the screw plug 332115. Thus at first screw the screw on a power shaft. On other party of the screw screw on it the carving plug and rotate towards a crossing point. Thus, the power shaft is involved in a nave. Watch that vents of a power shaft and a nave before retraction coincided.
3 Slightly grease an adjacent surface of a nut and screw it.
4 Bring a power shaft to differential. Screw Torx screws with levels and tighten the moment 65 N • m.
5 Remove a wire from an axis.
6 Lift the stabilizer and fix it.
7 Install behind system of release, address to the Section Removal and installation of system of release.
8 Establish into place a back wheel so that the markings put at removal coincided. Previously grease with a thin layer of bearing greasing the aligning wheel disk belt on a nave. Do not grease bolts of fastening of a wheel. Replace rusty bolts. Wrap bolts. Lower the car on wheels.
9 Tighten a nut with a fillet the moment of 250 N • m. Thus to record a wheel, ask the assistant to press a brake pedal.
10 Raschekante a nut, having recorded it, thus, from an otvorachivaniye for what by means of a drift press a nut fillet into a groove of a power shaft.
11 Tighten bolts of fastening of a wheel cross-wise the moment of 100 N • m.
22 Fix the stabilizer for what provide the empty weight of the car, address to the Section Removal and installation of the back shock-absorber.