BMW 3 series E46

Since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation

The BMW of 3 series Е46
- Cars BMW 3 (Е46)
   Identification numbers of the car
   Acquisition of spare parts
   Technology of service, the tool and the workplace equipment
   jacking and towage
   Start of the engine from the auxiliary power supply
   Checks of readiness of the car to operation
   Automobile chemicals, oils and greasings
   Diagnostics of malfunctions
   Controls and operation receptions
   Controls and devices
   Keys, the uniform lock and anticreeping system
   Security signaling*
   The hatch with podemno-sdvizhnoj cover*
   Adjustment of position of a steering wheel
   Safety systems
   The lock of ignition and engine start
   Lay brake
   Manual box of a gear change (Manual transmission)
   Automatic transmission (АТ) *
   The lever of the switch of indexes of turn / a light signal
   Screen wipers and washer
   Heater of back glass
   Tempostat (automatics of maintenance of the set speed) *
   The alarm system of emergency rapprochement at a parking (PDC) *
   System of automatic stabilisation of stability with a regulator of a twisting moment of engine ASC+T/System of the dynamic control of stability DSC*
   The monitoring system of pressure of air in tyres (RDC) *
   Illumination and light devices
   Heater, ventilation and the conditioner of air of salon
   The salon equipment
   Features of driving of the car
   The Katalitichesky converter
   Antiblocking system of brakes (ABS)
   Disk brakes
   Brake system
   Luggage spaces
   Automobile phone*
   Readjustment of headlights
   Unlocking of a cover of the refuelling hatch manually
   Drive podemno-sdvizhnoj hatch covers manually*
+ 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
+ Electric equipment schemes

Illumination and light devices


Lay illumination

If the switch is in this position fires on both parties of the car are included. For the information on unilateral parking fires address to materials more low in this Section.

Passing light

If at the included passing light to switch off ignition it is necessary to burn only lay illumination.

# You can include function “посвети to me to a house door”: the passing light will burn still some time after car lock-out.

The prevention of not switched off headlights

When you turn a key in position 0 - if the passing light has not been switched off - within several seconds the buzzer reminding of it sounds.

Illumination of the car for movement during light time суток*

At desire light switch can be left in the second fixed position. In this case at ignition deenergizing external illumination will go out also.

# There is a possibility of individual adjustment of the given function.

Illumination of devices

Brightness of illumination is regulated by rotation of a corrugated castor.

Regulator of an angle of slope фар*

The passing light orientation can be adjusted according to car loading that allows to avoid blinding action of headlights on drivers of counter transport.

Data in brackets concerns movement with the trailer.

0 (1) = 1-2 persons without luggage
1 (1) = 5 persons without luggage
1 (2) = 5 persons with luggage
2 (2) = 1 person, the car luggage carrier is loaded completely

Observe norms of admissible axial loading for the back bridge of the car (address to Specifications).

If the car is loaded, it is necessary to reduce range of light as differently headlights of your car will blind drivers of counter transport.

Cars with the xenon фарами* are equipped by an automatic regulator of an angle of slope of headlights.

Headlight / parking fires

1 Headlight (dark blue control lamp).
2 Light signal (dark blue control lamp).
3 Parking fires.

Parking fires at the left or on the right

At ignition key installation in position 0 translate the lever switch of indexes of turn in demanded position. It will be fixed in the position corresponding to inclusion of indexes of turn.

Antifog devices of illumination


Antifog фары*

At the included antifog headlights on a control panel the green control lamp burns.

Back foggy фонари*

At the included back foggy lanterns on a control panel the yellow control lamp burns.

Observe the rules regulating using by antifog devices of illumination.

Salon illumination

On an illustration as an example the plafond of illumination of salon together with lamps of individual illumination is shown.

Management of salon illumination is carried out automatically.

Manual inclusion and illumination deenergizing in salon

Press a key.

If light in salon has to be switched off for long time hold a key pressed about 3 seconds.

For cancellation of this mode simply enough to press a key.

Lamps of illumination of space in feet

Work of these lamps is similar to work of illumination of salon.

Lamps individual освещения*

The lamps of individual illumination located спереди* near to a plafond of illumination of salon, and also in a zone back сиденья* (address to an illustration), can join and be switched off by the keys placed about corresponding fixtures.

In order to avoid an accumulator discharge approximately in 15 minutes after ignition key turn in position 0 all devices of illumination in salon will be disconnected.