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

Replacement of glow lamps of internal lighting

Forward plafond / lamp of illumination of reading

1 Hook the screw-driver and take out a plafond-1-forward.

To facilitate removal and to exclude damages by the screw-driver, it is recommended at cars with the movable panel of a roof at first to uncover the panel drive electric motor at a back edge-2-.

2 Turn cartridges of lamps (an arrow on an illustration) counterclockwise and take out from a plafond.

3 Take out a lamp from the boss.
4 Press a new lamp into a cartridge.
5 Insert a cartridge into a plafond and turn clockwise so that the cartridge was recorded.
6 Insert a plafond in a set and press it.

Back plafond / lamp of illumination of reading

Plafond of a luggage compartment

7 Carefully wring out the small flat screw-driver the lens of a plafond. The lens has an opening into which the screw-driver is entered.

8 Take out the damaged sofitovy lamp from contact plugs.
9 Insert a new lamp spotlights.
10 At first put the lens and then press him. It has to be recorded distinctly.
11 Replacement of other lamps of internal lighting is made similarly. On illustrations are not shown: plafonds of the lower lighting, lamp of illumination of a ware box.