The device, service, repair of BMW 3 of the E46 series since 1998 - Replacement of moldings and emblem of model//

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
+ 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 installation of a cowl
      Adjustment of a cowl
      Removal and installation of a trunk lid
      Adjustment of a trunk lid
      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 emblem of model
      Removal, installation and adjustment of a door
      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 adjustment of a window
      Removal and installation of the power window
      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
+ Schemes of electric equipment





Replacement of moldings and emblem of model

Replacement of moldings

Moldings are fixed on body elements by plastic brackets.


1 Separate a molding a hand or a wide plastic wedge.
2 As a rule, at office of moldings plastic fillers are removed together with brackets. Therefore at first remove from pins of the plug and insert them into openings of the corresponding elements of a body.
3 Correct the bent moldings before their installation into place.
4 Then a molding with brackets correct and fix according to openings. If necessary insert pins in blows of a palm.
Replacement of a firm emblem of model on a trunk lid

5 Separate a firm emblem of model from a body by means of thin a nylon thread (a fishing scaffold) and remove. For simplification grease a thread with detergent and fix wooden whetstones on both ends. Slightly heat an emblem the hair dryer.


6 Remove the glue remains with alcohol or a cleaner, for example, "3M of Adhesive Cleaner".
Heat 7 New emblem the hair dryer to temperature about +50 °C, remove protective paper, correct and approximately on 10 with strongly press.

Replacement of an emblem of BMW


8 Carefully a screw-driver remove BMW emblem, for protection of a paint and varnish covering enclose a rag.
9 For the best skhvatyvaniye before installation under an emblem put sealing weight for a body.