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





Removal and installation of a brake disk of a back wheel

 REMOVAL

1 Remove a brake guide with a support, address appropriate section. Do not disconnect a brake hose. Otherwise after installation it is necessary to delete air from system.
2 Suspend on a wire a bracket a guide a brake/support to a suspension bracket. You watch that the hose was not overwound.

3 Turn out the fastening screw (the shooter on an illustration) a face key on 5 mm.

4 Completely release the parking brake.
5 Remove a brake disk. If the disk is not removed, displace brake shoes of the parking brake back, address the Section Removal and installation of blocks of the parking brake.


 INSTALLATION

For achievement of uniform braking on both sides both brake disks have to have identical surfaces concerning quality and a roughness. Therefore surely it is necessary to replace or pierce both disks of one axis.

On HUNDRED it is possible to check a brake disk for a beating, admissible values are given in Specifications.

6 Measure thickness of a brake disk, address the Section Measurement of Thickness of a Brake Disk.
7 Clear new brake disks a nitrothinner of a protective film.
8 Establish a brake disk on a nave and turn so that openings under the fastening screw coincided. Tighten the screw a face key the moment of 16 N • m.
9 Establish into place a brake guide with a support, address appropriate section.

If the brake hose was disconnected, fix it and remove air from system, address the Section Removal of Air from the brake system.

10 Adjust the parking brake, address the Section Adjustment of the Parking Brake.
11 New brake disks it is necessary to earn extra carefully for three receptions.

First reception: five braking from the speed of 50 km/h strong pressing a brake pedal on the road where there is no traffic.
Second reception: Let's brakes be cooled.
Third reception: 5 more braking from the speed of 50 km/h.