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
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 motive oil and oil filter
Replacement of the 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 state and replacement of hoses of a motive compartment
Check of functioning of the cooling system 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
Check of a state, 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 fluid
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 the battery of a key of remote control
+ 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
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
Check and replacement of spark plugsTools necessary at replacement of spark plugs
1 before work prepare all necessary tools which include a replaceable head of a candle key and a set of edges of the probe. Some producers of spark plugs deliver special tools for measurement of a candle gap.
2 Best way of replacement of spark plugs is preliminary purchase of new candles, adjustment of their gap and replacement of each candle in turn. Upon purchase of candles it is very important to choose those candles which are intended for the engine of your car. Information on them can be received in Specifications.
3 Having near at hand new candles, let's the engine cool down completely before removal of the old. During this time it is possible to examine new candles on existence in them of defects and to check candle gaps.
5 Switch off ignition.
6 Engines 316i, 318i: Rasstykuyte the socket of candles in the vertical direction. Thus it is necessary to pull up for a cable, but not for the plug.
Engines 320i, 323i, 328i
7 Remove an element of the air filter of ventilation of salon of system of heating and the conditioner, address to the Section Replacement of an Element of the Filter of Air of Salon.
9 Turn out screws-1 a screw-driver of Torx T30 and remove the lower part of an aircombined box-2-.
10 Remove an opening stopper for an oil flood.
12 Rasstykuyte the socket of each coil of ignition for what pull for plugs up.
14 If it is possible, blow compressed air of a niche of spark plugs that dirt did not get to openings of cylinders.
15 Turn out candles the corresponding candle key. Thus watch that the key did not warp as it can lead to damage of a ceramic insulator.
16 Check a condition of spark plugs. Compare the taken-out candle with shown in pictures in the Section of System of a charge and start, it will give you useful information about the general condition of the engine. The greasy candle indicates interruptions in its work or bad consolidation of piston rings. It is possible to check existence of mechanical defect of a candle by means of a kompressometr, address to appropriate section.
17 Screw spark plugs by hand by means of a candle key to a prileganiye to a head of cylinders. Attention: Watch to warping a candle.
18 Tighten candles the moment of 25 N • m.
19 Engines 316i, 318i: Put on the plug each candle. The plug has to be fixed distinctly. Do not confuse plugs, they are numbered, and the first cylinder is in front in the direction of the movement.
Engines 320i, 323i, 328i
20 Put on ignition coils candles and fix them. Fix plugs on coils brackets. Fix grounding tapes on coils of ignition of cylinders 1 and 6.
22 Fix bolts an engine cover.
23 Screw an oil flood mouth cover.
24 Fix the lower part of an aircombined box.
25 Lay a cable in a cable channel at the lower part of an aircombined box. Close a cable channel.
26 Install into place an air filter element systems of heating and the conditioner, address to the Section Replacement of an Element of the Filter of Air of Salon.
Restoration of a carving of spark plugs