BMW 3 series E46

Since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation

The BMW of 3 series Е46
+ Cars BMW 3 (Е46)
+ Current leaving and service
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ Power supply systems, injection and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual transmission and transmission a line
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
- Brake system
   Removal and installation brake Pad forward wheels
   Removal and installation directing forward brakes
   Removal and installation of a brake disk of a forward wheel
   Removal and installation brake Pad disk brakes
   Removal and installation скобы brakes of back wheels
   Removal and installation of a brake disk of a back wheel
   Measurement of a thickness of a brake disk
   Brake liquid - the basic data and security measures
   Removal of air from brake system
   Replacement of the brake pipeline
   Replacement of a forward brake hose
   Check of the amplifier of a brake
   Removal and installation Pad a lay brake
   Adjustment of a lay brake
   Removal and installation of the lever of a lay brake
   Removal and installation of a cable of a drive of a lay brake
   Removal and installation of the switch of a stoplight
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electric equipment schemes

Measurement of a thickness of a brake disk


1 Mark a paint position of wheels concerning a nave. It will allow to establish balanced a wheel in the former position. Loosen the bolts of fastening of a wheel on the car standing on the earth. Lift a forward part of the car, establish it on supports and remove wheels.

It is necessary to measure a thickness of a brake disk in the most thin place.

2 Measure a thickness of a disk. HUNDRED apply for this purpose special calibre or a micrometer as in the course of deterioration of a disk the fillet is formed. It is possible to measure a thickness of a disk by means of a usual calliper. For this purpose it is necessary to put on each party of a disk a lining of a certain thickness (for example, two coins). Then from the value received as a result of measurement it is necessary to subtract a thickness of two coins. Attention: measurement is necessary for making in several points.

3 Sizes of a brake disk are resulted in Specifications.
4 If the received thickness less than is minimum established value, it is necessary to replace a brake disk, address to corresponding section.
5 If brake disks have been pierced till their minimum thickness, it is possible to establish once again the complete set brake Pad.
6 In the presence of cracks or задиров it is necessary to replace brake disks.
7 Establish to the place of a wheel so that the marks put at removal have coincided. Preliminary grease with a thin layer bearing greasings aligning belt of a disk of a wheel on a nave. Bolts of fastening of a wheel do not grease. Rusty bolts replace. Wrap bolts. Lower the car on wheels and tighten bolts cross-wise the moment 100 Nm.