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
   Security measures and rules of observance of cleanliness at work with fuel system
   Removal and installation of the gauge of a stock of fuel / the fuel pump
   Check of the gauge of a stock of fuel
   - The power supply system of petrol engines
      Removal, installation and check of the relay of the fuel pump
      Removal and installation of the fuel filter
      Removal, installation and adjustment of a drive throttle заслонки
      Removal and installation of the air filter of the engine
   + System of injection of fuel of the petrol engine
   + The power supply system of diesel engines
   + System of release of the fulfilled gases
+ 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

Removal and installation of the fuel filter

Removal of the fuel filter for the diesel engine is described in Section Check of fuel system, replacement of the fuel filter. Operation of diesel model in the conditions of winter.


Operation of lifting and car installation on supports is connected with danger! Therefore before operation carrying out familiarise with Razdelom Poddomkrachivanie and towage

1 Lift and establish the car on supports.

- Do not use near to a workplace open fire, do not smoke and do not hold any strongly разогретых subjects. There is a danger of accident! Keep in readiness the fire extinguisher.
- Watch normal ventilation of a workplace. Fuel steams are poisonous.
- The fuel system is under pressure. At opening of system fuel can be pulled out under pressure. Collect fuel a rag. Use goggles.

2 Substitute under the fuel filter the corresponding capacity-4 to collect following fuel. The fuel filter is at height of beam Manual transmission on the car bottom.

3 Press fuel hoses in a point-1 by means of corresponding clips, for example, HAZET 4590.
4 Enclose a thick rag and open collars-2.
5 Cautiously disconnect both hoses at the filter.
6 Turn away the screw at the holder, remove the filter and merge fuel in capacity.
7 Slowly open clips and collect following fuel.
8 Disconnect collars-5 and remove hoses from fuel pipelines. It is necessary to replace them.


9 Establish the new fuel filter so that the arrow on the filter showed in a direction of a current of fuel from a tank to the engine.
10 Fix the filter on the holder.
11 Attach new hoses and fix their new collars.
12 Press a starter until the engine will not be started. Thus the fuel filter should be filled.
13 Pass on the car and check up tightness шланговых connections.