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
   Поддомкрачивание and towage
   Start of the engine from the auxiliary power supply
   Checks of readiness of the car to operation
   Automobile химикалии, oils and greasings
   Diagnostics of malfunctions
   Controls and operation receptions
   Controls and devices
   Keys, the uniform lock and anticreeping system
   Security сигнализация*
   window raiser
   The hatch with podemno-sdvizhnoj крышкой*
   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
   Темпостат (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 телефон*
   Readjustment of headlights
   Unlocking of a cover of the refuelling hatch manually
   Drive podemno-sdvizhnoj hatch covers вручную*
+ 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

The lock of ignition and engine start


0 Wheel is blocked

The key can be inserted into the lock or is taken from it only in this position.

Having taken out a key, slightly shake a steering wheel that it was latched on the lock.

Cars with АТ:
transfer of a control lever from position Р is supposed only at the working engine (the ignition key in position 2).

Before return of a key to position 0 or its extraction from the lock translate control lever АТ in River position

1 Wheel is unblocked

Turn of a key from position 0 in position 1 is frequently facilitated by easy rocking of a steering wheel.

Some consumers of a current are in working readiness.

2 Ignition is included / for BMW 320d: preheat

All consumers of a current are in working readiness.

3 Inclusion of a starter

Engine start

Before start

- Tighten a lay brake
- Establish a control lever a transmission in neutral position, and in the presence of АТ - in position Р or N.
- At low temperature of external air squeeze out and keep pressed a coupling pedal.

Never suppose engine works in the closed premises. In the fulfilled gases contains colourless and not having a smell, but very poisonous окись carbon. Inhalation of exhaust gases is unhealthy and can cause loss of consciousness and lead to a deadly outcome.

As the car is a potential source of danger, never leave it with working engine without supervision.

Cars with the petrol engine

Without pressing an accelerator pedal, start the engine

It is not necessary to be limited to too short-term inclusion of a starter, but also it is impossible to hold its 20 seconds included longer. As soon as the engine
It will be got, at once release a key.

Do not warm up the engine idling, and at once begin movement at moderate turns.

If the engine (cold or перегретый) is not got from the first, at repeated attempt of start:

Hold a pedal of an accelerator pressed approximately to half of its course

Start of the cold engine at low temperatures (more low-15S) and at the big heights (more than 1000 m above sea level):

At the first attempt to get the engine hold a starter included slightly longer usual (about 10 seconds)

Accelerator pedal hold pressed approximately to half of its course.

If you have to get often the engine at low temperatures and at the big heights replace oil in the engine with oil of viscosity 5W (address to section Replacement of impellent oil and the oil filter).

Cars with the diesel engine

At the cold engine:

The ignition key should be in position 2 until the control lamp of preheat will go out

Start the engine.

At the lowest temperatures of external air the starter can be held included to 40 seconds

At the heated-up engine:

If the control lamp of preheat does not burn, at once get the engine

Pressing of a pedal of an accelerator does not influence process of start of the engine.

Do not warm up the engine idling, and at once begin movement at moderate turns.

Removal of air from the power supply system of the diesel engine: if the fuel tank is empty, as a rule, removals of air from the power supply system it is not required.

If nevertheless at engine start there will be problems:

Hold a starter included during approximately 20 seconds.

Engine stop

To muffle the engine, turn a key in position 1 or 0.

Never take out a key from the lock on the move the car. Otherwise at steering wheel turn the lock of a shaft of a steering column will be blocked.

Leaving the car, always take out a key from the lock of ignition and lock the lock of a shaft of a steering column.

Cars with Manual transmission:
at a parking on roads with a strong bias tighten a lay brake as inclusion of the first transfer or backing transfer under certain circumstances appears insufficient to prevent spontaneous трогание the car from a place.

Cars with АТ:
translate selector AT lever in River position