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 and installation of a rear bumper

Rear bumper

1 — a bumper beam
2 — the shock-absorber
3 — sealing laying
4 — a cover
5 — facing of a bumper
6 — a sidewall support left

7 — a level left
8 — an opening cover for towage
9 — a level central
10 — a peak lower
11 — a peak lower, for models with the warning of dangerous rapprochement at the parking (PDC)


The front bumper is executed in such a way that it maintains without damages head-on collision at a speed of 4 km/h. At the same time energy of blow is perceived through the aluminum beam which is inside and two hydraulic shock-absorbers.

 REMOVAL

1 Remove back peaks of arches of wheels-1-at the left and on the right. For this purpose turn out two bolts-2-. Take out the screw-driver pins-3-, then remove clips. After that take out peaks sideways at a bumper.

2 Open a luggage carrier and remove the left side facing, address the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.
3 Models 316i, 318i: Remove the right side facing and take out the right pocket, address the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.
4 Models 320d, 320i, 323i, 328i: Uncover the rechargeable battery, address the Section Removal and installation of the rechargeable battery.

5 Turn off three nuts of fastening of a bumper a key on 13 mm at the left and on the right. Previously uncover the top nut.

6 At cars with system of the warning of dangerous rapprochement at the parking uncover-1-. At the same time at first from below disconnect lock pads, and then pull the rest of a peak back and disconnect it in points-3-. Rasstykuyte shtekerny connections of ultrasonic converters also remove a peak. Disconnect at the left below the holder of a cable.

7 Take out a bumper by means of the assistant.


 INSTALLATION

8 If it is necessary, complete a bumper.

9 If it is necessary, put on the shock-absorber a-2-plastic cover-1-and consolidation-3-. The cover at removal often remains in a shock-absorber support.

10 Insert a bumper by means of the assistant into side guides and displace forward, press sideways a forward part and displace forward against the stop.
11 At cars with system of the warning of dangerous rapprochement at the parking fix at the left from below the holder of a cable. Join shtekerny connections of ultrasonic converters and fix a peak.
12 Raise a bumper behind a little, expose it parallel to a body and fix by the moment 20 N • m. The distance between a bumper and a body has to make 5 ± 1 mm.
13 Height of a bumper is regulated at the removed shock-absorber by rotation of a plastic insert with an internal hexagon in shock-absorbers.
14 Establish to the place of a cover of the top nuts of fastening.
15 Insert back peaks of arches of wheels at the left and on the right and fix them. Insert two rivets and press against the stop pins.
16 Models 320d, 320i, 323i, 328i: Establish into place a cover of the rechargeable battery, address the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.
17 Models 316i, 318i: Establish the right side facing and the right pocket, address the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.
18 Establish the left side facing, address the Section Removal and installation of facing of the back panel.