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
   - Procedures of repair of the engine
      Removal and installation of the lower cover of a motive compartment
      Removal and installation of a box of an air inlet
      Check of a compression
      Removal and installation of the inlet pipeline
      Removal and installation of a head cylinders / replacement of sealing laying
      Removal and installation of camshafts
      Removal and installation of the vacuum pump
      Removal, installation and tension of a maple belt
   + engine Lubrication system
+ 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
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment

Removal and installation of the lower cover of a motive compartment


Rise and installation of the car on supports are dangerous! Therefore previously study Poddomkrachivaniye's Section and towage.

1 Lift and install the car on supports.

2 Models 320d: Remove a back lower guard under a check point. For this purpose turn a screw-driver on 1/4 turns (arrows on an illustration) clips and remove the lower guard.

3 Turn off bolts of fastening of a forward cover (an arrow on an illustration), lower it and take out a forward edge from a bumper.


1 At first insert a forward cover and fix it bolts.
2 Models 320d: Fix bolts a back cover.
3 Lower the car on wheels.