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 window

To have a possibility of movement of a window of a door at the removed side safety cushion, it is necessary to disconnect quickly a negative cable (-) of the rechargeable battery. Thereof in memory of malfunctions the corresponding record is made. After completion of work it is recommended to clear memory thereby to ensure normal functioning of a safety cushion. Address the Section Diagnostics of Malfunctions. Work it is desirable to carry out HUNDRED in conditions.


1 Remove a level of the mine of glass-1-. For this purpose protect an adhesive tape a-2-paint and varnish covering under a level. Squeeze out a level a plastic wedge-3-from the mine of a window up. At the same time, as shown in an illustration, begin behind. In a forward part extend a level under a mirror.

2 Remove facing of a door and uncover a door in a back part, address appropriate section.

3 Open a window to the size A = 140 mm.

4 Turn out a bolt of-1-back fastening.

5 Turn out a bolt of-2-forward fastening.
6 Turn glass forward and take out from the mine of a window.


7 Insert glass from above into the mine of a window and fix at a window regulator by screws-1-and-2-.
8 If the old window is established, check ease of its course movement up and down. If necessary adjust.


9 Disconnect the back tire of a window regulator-1-. For this purpose weaken fastening of nuts-2-and-3-, without turning off them. Previously remove sealant from a nut-3-.

10 Move glass with a window regulator completely up.
11 Tighten nuts-2-and-3-.
12 Several times move glass up and down, having checked ease of its course. If necessary repeat adjustment.
13 Establish into place facing, address appropriate section.
14 Establish an external level of the mine of a window regulator. That the level slid better, it is recommended to grease it with soap solution, for example, means for washing of ware. Insert a level in front under a mirror, then gradually press below into the mine.