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, installation and adjustment of a drive throttle заслонки

The gas drive is very sensitive to excesses. Therefore at installation to address with it it is necessary very cautiously. The excess can lead subsequently to cable breakage. Therefore the cables having excesses, it is not necessary to put.

The cars having automatic adjustment of speed of movement by "Tempostat" at the lever throttle заслонки have an additional drive of gas. If it is necessary, it is disconnected to similarly usual drive of gas.

The diesel engine 320d does not have gas drive. Position of a pedal of gas is transferred to a control system through the pedal gauge.


1 Models 316i, 318i: Turn away screws of fastening-1 at an element throttle заслонки and uncover-2.

2 Give gas on the lever throttle заслонки (an arrow on an illustration) to unload draught of gas.

3 Compress a plastic clip on laths-1, take out from an aperture of the lever throttle заслонки and remove from draught-2.
4 Take out draught through a groove on the lever.

5 Take out a cover with the adjusting screw-1 back from the rubber plug-2 on a support. Take out sideways the rubber plug from a support.


6 Insert the rubber plug into a support.
7 Put on a plastic clip through draught.
8 Give on the lever throttle заслонки a few gas. Insert a cable through a groove and fix a plastic clip.
9 Check up adjustment of a drive of gas, if necessary adjust.
10 Models 316i, 318i: Fix a cover on knot throttle заслонки.


11 Lever throttle заслонки should adjoin to an emphasis of idling and the gas drive should be slightly tense. If necessary turn the adjusting screw-1 on a support so that draught has stretched.
12 After that screw the adjusting screw-1 on 1/4 turns. Now draught has small люфт. Having pulled for a draught cover, it is possible to define люфт. Люфт should not exceed 3 mm then the lever throttle заслонки should start to move.
13 Ask the assistant to press a gas pedal completely. Thus the lever throttle заслонки should occupy position of the maximum gas. Otherwise it is necessary to tighten draught of gas a little.

HUNDRED are checked by position of full gas by joining of the diagnostic device which checks a corner of opening throttle заслонки through potentiometer indications заслонки.

14 Cars with АТ: Pass on the car and check up device work kik-daun. If АТ at inclusion of full gas it is not switched to low transfer, it is necessary to address on HUNDRED for carrying out of adjustment of a drive of gas.