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
- Onboard electric equipment
   + Dignostic of electric elements
   - Lighting and alarm system
      Removal and installation/check of a sound signal
      Initialization of remote control
      Replacement of glow lamps of external lighting
      Replacement of glow lamps of internal lighting
      Removal and installation of a headlight
      Removal and installation of a ring cover of a headlight
      Removal and installation of the electric motor of adjustment of range of light
      Adjustment of headlights
      Gas-discharge lamps of passing beam (xenon lamps)
      Removal and installation of a back lamp
   + Devices and equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment





Removal and installation of a back lamp

 REMOVAL

1 Removal of the holder of a lamp of the corresponding back lamp is given in the Section Replacement of Glow Lamps of External Lighting.

2 On an illustration the back lamp in a trunk lid fixed by means of a collar is shown. Turn off a fastening nut from within the car and remove outside a back lamp. At external back lamps it is necessary to turn off several nuts of fastening on a lamp contour.


 INSTALLATION

3 In the presence of damages replace laying of a back lamp.
4 Insert a lamp and expose it in relation to adjacent elements of a body. Slightly tighten nuts the moment of 5 N • m.
5 Establish the holder of a lamp of a back lamp, address the Section Replacement of Glow Lamps of External Lighting.
6 Close a trunk lid or a door of a back and check tightness of a back lamp for what water on a lamp and then check whether it got into interior of the car.
7 If water got, replace consolidation or a lamp.