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 vacuum pump

Model 320d

As at the diesel engine the vacuum at absorption of air is absent, the vacuum for the amplifier of a brake is created by the vacuum pump. The vacuum pump is fixed ahead at a head of cylinders and connected with a camshaft of final valves shlitsevy connection.


1 Remove a radiator of system of recirculation of the fulfilled gases.
2 Remove a vacuum hose from a branch pipe of the vacuum pump for what weaken a collar.

3 Turn out bolts-2-and-3-and remove the vacuum pump.


1 Replace a sealing ring on the vacuum pump.
2 Insert the vacuum pump with a lead into a camshaft groove.
3 As a carving of bolts-2-have to be condensed, the carving of new bolts has a covering. After each otvorachivaniye "Drei Bond 1209" need or to replace or clear and cover a bolt with usual sealant, for example, or "Loctite Ultra Black". Tighten bolts-2-and-3 moment of 20 N • m.
4 Establish a radiator of system of recirculation, address to the Section Removal and installation of the inlet pipeline.