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
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply systems, injection and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ RKPP and transmission line
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
- Suspension bracket and steering
- Forward suspension bracket
Removal and installation of a depreciation rack
Dismantling of a depreciation rack / removal and installation of a shock-absorber/spring
Check of the shock-absorber
Utilization of the shock-absorber
Removal and installation of the bearing of a wheel
Removal and installation of a beam of a forward suspension bracket
+ Back suspension bracket
+ Steering with the hydraulic booster (servoupravleniye)
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment
Utilization of the shock-absorberPlaces of drilling of openings in the shock-absorber case
Fastening of the shock-absorber in a vice when cutting the case of the shock-absorber
That the shock-absorber could be used again, it is necessary to merge from it oil.
The shock-absorber can be opened in two ways: by its zasverlivaniye and sawing.
Drilling of the shock-absorber
1 Clamp the shock-absorber removed from the car vertically in a vice a rod down.
2 Drill an opening of Ø3 of mm in a point And an external cover of the shock-absorber.
3 Drill other opening of Ø6 of mm in a point In so that to receive an opening in an internal pipe.
4 You hold the shock-absorber over capacity and squeeze out oil movement of a rod in different directions at a full size of the course.
5 Let's oil flow out completely.
6 Utilize the shock-absorber as usual metal.
Sawing of the shock-absorber
1 Clamp a depreciation rack in a vice.
2 Establish труборез, for example Stahwille Express 150/3, and cut an external pipe.
3 Lift a rod. At the same time you hold an internal pipe an alligator wrench and press down so that it at slow promotion of a rod remained in an external pipe.
4 Remove a rod from an internal pipe.
5 Put the shock-absorber over capacity and merge completely oil.
6 Utilize the fulfilled oil according to the established rules.