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
   The general information and security measures
   + System of electronic control by ignition and injection of the petrol engine
   + Ignition system
   + System of preheat of the diesel engine
   - Charge and start systems
      The general information on system
      The battery - the basic data and leaving
      Removal and installation of the storage battery
      Check of the storage battery
      The generator. The general data and security measures
      Removal and generator installation
      Check and replacement of brushes of the generator / of a regulator of pressure
      Removal and installation, starter check
      Removal, installation and check of the traction relay of a starter
+ 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 check of the traction relay of a starter

In the presence of damage of the traction relay its gear wheel does not enter into gearing with a gear wreath of a flywheel. Thereof the starter cannot turn the engine. This defect is shown more often, than malfunction of the electric motor of a starter.

Check without removal

1 Establish the gear change lever in neutral position.

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

2 Lift and establish the car on supports. Remove the bottom cover of an impellent compartment, address to Section Removal and installation of the bottom cover of an impellent compartment.

3 Connect накоротко an auxiliary cable a thick positive cable of the plug 30 and plugs 50 for a thin cable of the lock of ignition at a starter. The starter gear wheel should leave with click forward and the starter should start to rotate. If it does not occur, remove a starter and check up in removed состояниию


4 Remove a starter, address to Section Removal and installation, starter check.
5 Repeat check on the removed starter by means of the automobile storage battery. As a wire to the plug 50 starters are used a starting cable. If the gear wheel is pushed forward, and the starter does not rotate, hand over a starter in repair on HUNDRED.
6 If the gear wheel is not put forward, disconnect the traction relay and replace it.


7 Condense a joint - F - a starter with hermetic.

8 Connect the traction relay to a starter plug, then fix.
9 Fix a relay wire.
10 Check up a starter again as it is described above.
11 Establish a starter, address to Section Removal and installation, starter check.