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
- Manual transmission and transmission a line
   Removal and installation Manual transmission
   Removal and installation of the lever of a gear change
   Check of level and oil replacement in Manual transmission
   Removal and installation карданного a shaft
   Differential and adjustment of gear wheels of the main transfer
   Check of level/replacement of oil in a reducer of the back bridge
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Electric equipment schemes

Manual transmission and transmission a line


Separate characteristics are resulted also in the text of the Head and in case of compulsion of their performance are allocated by a bold type

Design Manual transmission

5-step, all transfers forward are synchronised


316i, 318i, 320i, 323i, 325i, 328i

Getrag B +



Transfer relations
Transfers 1/2/3/4/5/задний a course: 1
316i, 318i, 320i, 323i, 325i, 328i 4.23/2.52/1.66/1.22/1.00/4.04
330i 4.21/2.49/1.66/1.24/1.00/3.85
320d 5.09/2.80/1.76/1.25/1.00/4.71
330d 5.24/2.92/1.82/1.27/1.00/4.72
The main transfer (In brackets values for models with АТ are resulted)
Models with a back drive
316i 3.23 (4.44: 1)
318i 3.38 (4.44: 1)
320i 3.38 (3.38: 1)
325i 3.15 (3.23: 1)
330i 2.93 (3.38: 1)
320d 2.47 (3.07: 1)
330d 2.28 (2.81: 1)
Models with a full drive
325i 3.23 (3.23: 1)
330i 3.07 (3.15: 1)
330d 2.35 (2.93: 1)
Oil type
RKPP Transmissionnoe oil MIL-L-2105 or API-GL-4, viscosity SAE 80 (If the stopper of refuelling of oil has a yellow or green label, use special oil BMW if an orange label - ATF-Dexron, resolved BMW)
Reducer of the back bridge Oil for гипоидных transfers SAE 75W-90 (AGIP HLX, ARAL oil for transmissions BS, AVIA гипоидное 75W-90 EP, BMW oil for reducers of back bridges Synthetik OSP, CASTROL SAF-XO, DEA Dearon BHS, FINA Potronic MS and–MX, MOBIL Gearlube VS 600, BP Energear SHX, ELF Tranself BM 75W-90, SHELL oil for transmissions OLS-BMW, MOTUL Hypo Synt, ESSO NLS 75W-90)
Oil volume
Manual transmission About 1.1 l
Reducer of the back bridge 0.9 l
Efforts of a tightening of carving connections
The moments of an inhaling of fixture are resulted in the text of the Head and on some иллюстрациях*.

*Выделенные in the text a bold type the inhaling moments are subject to exact observance; the efforts not allocated with a bold type are resulted only roughly
Bolts of fastening of a flange of a check point
М8 22 Н•м
М10 45 Н•м
М12 70 Н•м
Kardannyj shaft to a box flange
М10, a durability class “8.8” 50 Н•м
М10, a durability class “10.9” 60 Н•м
М12 100 Н•м
Fastening nuts карданного a shaft to a reducer
Nuts М8 40 Н•м
Nuts М10 70 Н•м
Drain stopper of oil Manual transmission 50 Н•м
Jellied stopper of oil Manual transmission 50 Н•м
Stopper of oil of a reducer 50 Н•м