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
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
- Onboard electric equipment
   + Дигностика electric elements
   - Illumination and the alarm system
      Removal and installation/check of a sound signal
      Remote control initialization
      Replacement of lamps накаливания external illumination
      Replacement of lamps накаливания internal illumination
      Removal and headlight installation
      Removal and installation of a ring cover of a headlight
      Removal and installation of the electric motor of adjustment of range of light
      Adjustment of headlights
      Gas-discharge lamps of a passing light (the xenon lamps)
      Removal and installation of a back lantern
   + Devices and the equipment
+ Electric equipment schemes


Adjustment of headlights

For traffic safety correct adjustment of headlights has great value. Exact adjustment of headlights is possible only with application of the special device. Therefore here only it is shown, where it is possible to regulate headlights, and what conditions should be executed for correct adjustment.

1 Pressure of air in tyres should correspond to the established value.
2 not Loaded car should have on a place of the driver cargo in weight of 75 kg.
3 Fill a fuel tank at least on 90 %.
4 Establish the car on an equal platform.
5 Some times strongly press through a forward part of the car that the suspension bracket has accepted the working position.
6 Establish a regulator of range of light on “0”.

At cars with the xenon lamps of a passing light (the additional equipment) after inclusion of light wait not less than 30 with that automatic adjustment of range of light was adjusted.

7 Headlights are authorised to be regulated only on a passing light. The inclination of a beam of light for normal headlights makes 10 sm on 10 m of length.

8 Adjust headlights by rotation of adjusting screws-1 and-or

1 adjusting screw for adjustment basically on a vertical
2 adjusting screw for adjustment basically across

On an illustration the left headlight is shown, at the right headlight adjusting screws are located mirror. At rotation of the adjusting screw the beam of light moves always on a vertical and a horizontal. The unidirectional arrangement of adjusting screws is impossible.

The inclination of a beam of light for an antifog headlight makes 20 sm on 10 m of length.