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
   - Devices and the equipment
      Monitors - the basic data
      Removal and control panel installation
      Removal and installation of the index of turn/switch of a screen wiper
      Removal and installation of facing of a steering column
      Removal and installation of the switch of light
      Removal and installation of switches: seat heating / sun-protection curtain/system Hi-Fi/antiprobuksovochnoj of system ASR
      Removal and installation of switches: the alarm system, the uniform lock, windows
      Removal and radio receiver installation
      Removal and loudspeaker installation
      Removal and installation of the electric motor/draughts of a screen wiper
      Pump check стеклоомывателя
      Explanatory remarks to schemes of electric connections
+ Electric equipment schemes

Removal and installation of facing of a steering column


1 Completely extend a steering wheel with the adjusting device and displace downwards.

2 Turn on a crosswise screw-driver-2 screws of fastening of the top facing of a steering column-1. 3 – a lateral clip, 4 – lobbies directing.

The steering wheel and the bottom facing on an illustration are not shown.

3 press the top facing at the left and on the right at first in points-3 a little, then in points-4 and pull upwards. Thus, the top facing separates.

4 Take out the top facing of a steering column-1 of a back cover-5 (arrows on an illustration) and remove it.

5 Move a steering wheel with the adjustment mechanism completely upwards.

6 Disconnect the bottom facing of a steering column-7. For this purpose press through a pin-9 on both насечных rivets back.

7 Remove the bottom facing downwards. Take out pins from rivets.


8 Put into place the bottom facing and press насечные rivets. Press заподлицо pins.
9 Move completely downwards a steering wheel with the adjustment mechanism.
10 Put the top facing in a back cover.
11 Put the top facing with clips through directing to the bottom facing, press downwards and fix.
12 Replace насечную a nut of the top facing and screw screws.
13 Establish a steering column in normal position.