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
   - Engine cooling system
      Replacement of cooling liquid
      Check of a thermoswitch
      Check of the cooling system under pressure
      Connection and separation of the quick disconnect coupling
      Removal and installation of the thermostat
      Removal and installation of a fan / casing of the fan
      Removal and installation of the fan with the viscous coupling
      Removal and installation of a radiator
      Removal and installation of the pump of cooling liquid
   + Heater and conditioner of air of salon
+ 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 a fan / casing of the fan


1 Remove directing the soaked-up air for what remove a small screw-driver a clip (shooters on an illustration).


2 Remove the soaking-up pipeline at the AGR valve (system of recirculation of the fulfilled gases) for what open a collar, address to the Section Removal and installation of the inlet pipeline.

3 Diesel engine has the radiator blinds with a pneumatic actuator located behind the fan. Disconnect a vacuum hose-1-from a vacuum box. Remove draft of the drive from blinds for what remove sideways a clamp-2-.

4 Take out a small screw-driver a rivet-3-.
5 Models 320i, 323i, 328i with the conditioner: Remove the fan with the viscous coupling, address to the Section Removal and installation of the fan with the viscous coupling.

6 Rasstykuyte to the right of a radiator the electric fan socket-1.

7 Turn out the screw-2-.

8 Take out a rivet in a point-1-at the left. The rivet on an illustration is not shown.

9 Slightly press back on a fan casing in the center from above and disconnect the directing level. Take out together a casing of the fan and a krylchatka up.

10 Models 320d: Unscrew the fastening screw-1-and four other the screw of fastening of blinds of the fan and remove it from a fan casing.

11 If necessary unscrew three screws of fastening of a casing of the fan and remove the electric motor.


12 Fix the fan electric motor on a casing three screws.
13 Models 320d: Fix screws of blinds of the fan on a casing.
14 Insert a fan casing from above so that both lower levels of fastening entered eyes on the fan.

15 Fix a fan casing a rivet at the left on a radiator. Replace the damaged clips.

16 Screw the screw-2-at a radiator on the right.

17 Join the socket of the electric fan and record it.

18 Models 320d: Connect a vacuum hose-1-to a vacuum box. Connect draft of the drive to the lever of blinds of a radiator and fix a clamp-2-. Insert a rivet-3-.

19 Models 320d: Connect the soaking-up hose to the AGR valve and fix a collar.
20 Insert directing the soaked-up air, insert a rivet and fix pins.