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
+ Suspension bracket and steering
- Body
   General information and security measures
   + Leaving and repair of damages of a body
   - External elements of a body
      Removal and installation of a front bumper
      Removal and installation/check of shock-absorbers of a bumper
      Removal and installation of a rear bumper
      Removal and installation of the back shock-absorber
      Removal and installation of a cover of a fairing
      Removal and installation of a forward wing
      Removal and installation of a cowl
      Adjustment of a cowl
      Removal and installation of a trunk lid
      Adjustment of a trunk lid
      Removal and installation of the lock/cylinder of the lock of a trunk lid
      Removal and installation of a gas-filled emphasis of a cowl/trunk lid
      Replacement of moldings and emblem of model
      Removal, installation and adjustment of a door
      Removal and installation of facing of a door
      Removal and installation of the lock of a door
      Removal and installation of the cylinder of the lock
      Removal and installation of the external handle of a door
      Removal, installation and adjustment of a window
      Removal and installation of the power window
      Removal and installation of the electric motor of a window regulator
      Removal and installation of a mirror of an external look / sound signal of high-pitch tone
      Removal and installation of glass of a mirror
      Removal and installation of the case of a mirror of an exterior
   + Internal elements of a body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment

Removal, installation and adjustment of a door

By means of the washers enclosed in a loop from below the door can be adjusted

1 — a bolt
2 — a loop top from a body
3 — a loop axis

4 — a loop with the plug top from a door
5 — a washer
6 — a lock washer

Forward and back doors are established equally.


1 Turn out a bolt-1-and wring out the limiter of a door-2-from a rack And.

2 Turn out a bolt-1-at each loop by means of a head on 10 mm and a graggers.

For protection of a paint and varnish covering of a door and a forward wall stick them with a tape

3 Take out a door from loops and put on linings (the shooter on an illustration). The lining has to have such height that the plait of cables did not test a tension.

4 Turn off bolts of fastening of a frame of the plug (an arrow on an illustration). After that take out the plug.

5 Pull upward a bracket (the top arrow). Thus, the socket will be расстыкован.


6 Join the socket of consumers and fix it. Press the plug into a door rack, tighten bolts of fastening of a frame the moment of 5 N • m.
7 Insert a door into loops from above and from below by means of the assistant. The door goes axis-3-. By means of the washers enclosed in a loop from below the door if necessary can be adjusted anew. At installation of the same door adjustment, as a rule, is not required.
8 Screw in each loop on a bolt-1-.
9 Fix on a rack And the door limiter.
10 Close a door and check, whether a uniform gap between a door and a body. If necessary turn off bolts at loops and adjust a door the top bolts on height.

At installation new under loops remote washers are enclosed to displace a door outside or inside

The door is regulated only complete with the elements relating to it, such as window regulators, glasses, etc. as the provision of a door depends on its weight. At adjustment of consolidation of a door it is necessary to remove. If acted a forward and back door, at first it is necessary to expose a back door, and then a lobby.

11 Weaken the Torx screw-driver the screw-1 of fastening of a bracket of the lock on a rack At doors and weaken the screw-2-so that the bracket could move. Attention: Adjustment of depth-3-should not be changed.

If it is necessary to remove a bracket, keep in mind the following. Instead of the top screw screw a hairpin that the carving level did not fall in a door rack. Then unscrew the lower screw and remove a bracket.

12 Open the handle of a door and you hold it. Close a door. Thus, are established height-4-and an inclination of a bracket of the lock.
13 Carefully open a door and tighten screws the moment of 20 N • m.

The door can leave the forward party inside no more than on 1 mm and from the back party to act no more than on 1 mm. The worn-out bracket of the lock needs to be replaced previously.