BMW 3 Series E46

since 1998 release

Repair and operation of the car

BMW 3 Series E46
+ BMW 3 cars (E46)
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply systems, injection and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ RKPP and transmission line
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
- Brake system
   Removal and installation of brake shoes of forward wheels
   Removal and installation of a guide of a forward brake
   Removal and installation of a brake disk of a forward wheel
   Removal and installation of brake shoes of disk brakes
   Removal and installation of a bracket of a brake of back wheels
   Removal and installation of a brake disk of a back wheel
   Measurement of thickness of a brake disk
   Brake fluid - the main data and security measures
   Removal of air from the brake system
   Replacement of the brake pipeline
   Replacement of a forward brake hose
   Check of the amplifier of a brake
   Removal and installation of blocks of the parking brake
   Adjustment of the parking brake
   Removal and installation of the lever of the parking brake
   Removal and installation of a cable of the drive of the parking brake
   Removal and installation of the switch of a stoplight
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment

Replacement of the brake pipeline

Pipelines of the brake system have a covering from plastic. Connections with forward and back wheels are executed by flexible hoses. The certain experience is necessary for replacement of the brake pipeline. Therefore for performance of this operation it is better to address on HUNDRED.

During the work with pipelines of the brake system it is necessary to watch to damaging a plastic covering. Brake pipelines are delivered mainly as pipes without cap nuts. Pay attention to the size of a connecting carving. Put on a cap nut the end of a pipe and an otbortuyta the end of a pipe the special tool. Pay attention to execution of the end of a pipe of the used pipeline. At are flexible, the former brake pipeline is used as a sample. Apply to an exception of compression and excesses of a pipe for are flexible the special tool.

Lifting operation and installations of the car on supports is connected with danger! Therefore before carrying out operation study Poddomkrachivaniye's Section and towage


1 Lift and install the car on supports
2 Slightly press through a pedal of a brake and record it in such situation. For this purpose insert wooden whetstone between a seat and a pedal of a brake, shift a seat back, and then again forward. Thereby after undocking of brake pipelines the liquid effluence is excluded from the tank and hit in system of air.
3 Disconnect the brake pipeline around a cap nut.
4 If it is necessary, close a stopper the pipeline going in the direction of the main cylinder.
5 Lay the new brake pipeline on the route of old. Tighten cap nuts the moment of 18 N • m.
6 Remove air from the brake system, address the Section Removal of Air from the brake system.

— Whether brake hoses are fixed?
— Whether the brake hose is fixed in the holder?
— Whether unions for removal of air are tightened?
— Whether enough brake fluid is filled in?
— On the working engine check tightness. For this purpose press a brake pedal by effort of 200 - 300 N (20 – 30 kg) during 10 pages. The pedal should not weaken. Check all accessions for tightness.

Brake fluid should not pour out or be thrown out with household waste at all. Local authorities inform drivers on places of its possible utilization.