BMW 3 Series E46

since 1998 release

Repair and operation of the car



BMW 3 Series E46
- BMW 3 cars (E46)
   Identification numbers of the car
   Acquisition of spare parts
   Technology of service, tool and equipment of a workplace
   Poddomkrachivaniye and towage
   Start of the engine from the auxiliary power supply
   Checks of readiness of the car for operation
   Automobile chemicals, oils and lubricants
   Diagnostics of malfunctions
   Governing bodies and methods of operation
   Governing bodies and devices
   Gas station
   Keys, uniform lock and anticreeping system
   Security alarm system *
   Window regulators
   The hatch with a lifting and movable cover *
   Seats
   Adjustment of provision of a steering wheel
   Mirrors
   Systems of safety
   Lock of ignition and start of the engine
   Parking brake
   Manual Box of Gear Shifting (MBGS)
   Automatic Transmission (AT) *
   Lever of the switch of indexes of turn / light signal
   Screen wipers and windscreen washers
   Heater of back glass
   Tempostat (automatic equipment of maintenance of the set speed) *
   The alarm system of emergency rapprochement at the parking (PDC) *
   System of automatic stabilization of stability with the regulator of torque of the ASC+T/engine System of dynamic control of stability of DSC *
   The air pressure control system in tires (RDC) *
   Lighting and light devices
   Heater, ventilation and conditioner of air of salon
   Equipment of salon
   Running in
   Features of driving of the car
   Catalytic converter
   Anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS)
   Disk brakes
   Brake system
   Luggage compartments
   Automobile phone *
   Readjustment of headlights
   Cowl
   Unlocking of a cover of the filling hatch manually
   Drive of a lifting and movable cover of the hatch manually *
+ 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
+ Schemes of electric equipment





Heater, ventilation and conditioner of air of salon

Heater and ventilation of salon

1 — Air supply to a windshield and side glasses
2 — an odacha of air to an upper body
Castors allow to open and close smoothly air supply, and rychazhka provide change of the direction of a stream of the air coming to salon
3 — Air supply to legs in a forward part of salon
Similar nozzles are available also in a back part of salon
4 — the air supply Regulator
Heating and ventilation work if the ignition key is in situation 1 or 2

5 — temperature Regulator
6 — the Regulator of distribution of air to glasses
- to an upper body
- to legs
Any intermediate positions are possible
7 — the Key of inclusion of heating of back glass
8 — the Key of inclusion of the circulating mode


Automatic conditioner *


1 — Air supply to a windshield and side glasses
2 — Air supply to an upper body
Side castors allow to open and close smoothly air supply, and rychazhka provide change of the direction of a stream of the arriving air. The average castor regulates a ratio of cold and warm air
3 — Air supply to legs in a forward part of salon
Similar nozzles are available also in a back part of salon
4 — the Circulating mode / Automatic equipment of control of impurity of external air (AUC) *

5 — the air supply Regulator
6 — temperature Regulator
7 — Automatic distribution of air
8 — Individual distribution of air
9 — an air intake Lattice for the temperature sensor - do not block
10 — the Indicator of temperature, the given air
11 — Defrosting and drying of glasses
12 — the Conditioner
13 — Obogrev of back glass (Section Heater of Back Glass)


Air supply

Step (from 1 to 4) adjustment of air supply is provided. Heating and ventilation of subjects are more effective, than air supply is stronger. In situation O the fan and heating are switched off. In situation O air supply can be completely stopped as a result of pressing of a key of the circulating mode.


Temperature

For temperature increase of air in salon it is necessary to turn the regulator to the right (red marking). For the accelerated warming up turn the regulator in extreme right situation. Then choose temperature, pleasant for you.


Air distribution

You can direct the air coming to salon to glasses, to an upper body and to legs. Installation in all intermediate positions is possible. If air is directed to legs, then a small amount of air arrives as well to glasses to prevent their fogging. As standard installation situation "6 hours" is recommended (address an illustration above).


Heating of back glass

At the included heating of back glass the control lamp burns. Heating of back glass is turned off automatically, address the Section Heater of Back Glass.


Circulating mode

In the presence of unpleasant smells in external air it is possible to stop for some time its receipt in salon. Only the air which is in salon will be in that case used.

If at the included circulating mode there is a fogging of glasses, switch off the circulating mode and if necessary increase air supply.


Ventilation without drafts

You can adjust intake of air to an upper body according to your desire.

 


Corrugated castors 1 you can smoothly open and close nozzles. 2 allow you to change Rychazhki the direction of the air coming to salon.

Adjust nozzles so that the stream of air did not get precisely on you, and passed by.

Microfilter


The BMW microfilter installed on yours detains the parts of dust and flower pollen which are present at the air which is taken away outside. At maintenance its replacement is made. Need of early replacement of the filter can be determined by considerable decrease in the maximum air supply.

More detailed information on replacement of the filter is provided in the Section Replacement of an Element of the Filter of Air of Salon.

Bystry airing

 


1 Transfer the fan regulator for air supply to situation 4.
2 The regulator of temperature establish in extreme left (blue marking) situation. Then choose temperature, pleasant for you, in salon.
3 Install the regulator of distribution of air in situation.
4 Open nozzles for air supply to an upper body.

Bystry warming up of salon

 


1 Transfer the fan regulator for air supply to situation 3.
2 The regulator of temperature establish in extreme right (red marking) situation. Then choose temperature, pleasant for you, in salon.
3 Install the regulator of distribution of air in situation.

Defrosting and drying of glasses

 


1 Transfer the fan regulator for air supply to situation 4.
2 The regulator of temperature establish in extreme right (red marking) situation.
3 Install the regulator of distribution of air in situation.
4 For defrosting of back glass include its heating.

Heating

 


If glasses did not freeze and did not mist over, then the following installation is recommended:
1 Transfer the fan regulator for air supply to situation 2.
2 As the regulator of temperature choose temperature, pleasant for you, in salon.
3 Install the regulator of distribution of air in situation.

Pleasant temperature in salon under any weather conditions provides comfortable conditions in way. It promotes not only to your good health, but also traffic safety. A large number snuffled, their arrangement, possibilities of individual adjustment provide such distribution of air which is not followed by drafts. The microfilter and the filter from absorbent carbon purify the external air coming to salon. And use in the conditioner of the coolant which is not containing freon promotes environment protection.

Good microclimate for the sake of good health

Use automatic equipment - press a key 7. Choose temperature, pleasant for you, for example 22 °C. You can use the conditioner (12) as soon as temperature of external air exceeds 5 °C. The conditioner dries air, interferes with fogging of glasses if, for example, people get into the car in damp clothes. Adjust nozzles (2) so that air did not get precisely on you, and flowed round you on each side. A corrugated castor between nozzles
(2) turn in average situation as some share of cold air helps you not to get tired driving.

More detailed information on setup of the automatic conditioner is given below.

# you can adjust so the car that at its unlocking by means of remote control of your personal key the automatic conditioner which settings were set in advance will turn on.

Automatic distribution of air

The automatic program (AUTO) will remove from you care of adjustment of distribution and air supply and, besides, will bring temperature parameters entered by you into accord with external conditions (summer, winter). At all seasons of the year the system will provide pleasant climatic comfort in the car. Choose temperature, pleasant for you, in salon, for example 22 °C. The parameters entered by you, and also the inscription AUTO for air supply are brought to the indicator 10. Open deflectors snuffled air supply to an upper body. In warm season turn on the conditioner. The maximum cooling is provided at installation of a corrugated castor 3 in situation "Cold".


Individual distribution of air

You can set the mode of distribution of air and, thus, disconnect automatic system. Air moves to glasses, to an upper body, to legs.


Temperature

Figures on the indicator are temperature indicators in salon. It is expedient to establish temperature of 22 °C including at the switched-on conditioner. After a start of motion the chosen temperature - both in the summer, and in the winter - is established very quickly and is supported at the constant level.


3 (subsection "Ventilation without Drafts") turn a corrugated castor in average situation as some share of cold air helps you not to get tired driving. Use this opportunity to make little updating of a microclimate in salon.

Having established temperature of 32 °C, you thereby include the maximum unregulated power of heating. The choice of 16 °C at the switched-on conditioner includes the full capacity of cooling.

Air supply

Pressing the left or right part of a key, you can regulate air supply. The automatic mode of air supply is turned off, but the automatic mode of distribution of air remains.

If at the minimum level of operation of the fan you press the left part of a key, then all indication will go out: the fan, a heater and the conditioner will be switched off, air supply is blocked. Pressing of any key of the automatic conditioner you can include system again.


Defrosting and drying of glasses

This program will provide bystry defrosting and drying wind and side glasses.


It is conditioned

At the switched-on conditioner arriving external air it is cooled, drained and, in case of need, - depending on the chosen temperature - it is again warmed up.

Depending on weather conditions the windshield can mist over for some time after start of the engine.

At a temperature of external air below +5 °C switch off the conditioner. It will help you to avoid fogging of glasses.

If after switching off of glass mist over, again turn on the conditioner.
In the conditioner water condensate which merges under the car is besieged. Therefore water traces on the road are not a malfunction sign.


Circulating mode

In the presence of unpleasant smells in external air it is possible to stop for a while its receipt in salon. In that case the system will use only the air which is in salon.

If at the included circulating mode there is a fogging of glasses, switch off the circulating mode and if necessary increase air supply.


Automatic equipment of control of impurity of external air (AUC)

In the presence of unpleasant smells in external air it is possible to stop its receipt in salon. In that case the system will use only the air which is in salon. Consecutive pressing of a key allows to choose one of three operating modes:

Control lamps do not burn: external air arrives.

The left control lamp burns: AUC mode. The system defined the increased concentration of harmful substances in external air and blocked its receipt in salon. Only the air which is in salon is used.

Subsequently depending on qualitative composition of air switching from the circulating mode to supply of external air and back is made.

The right control lamp burns: intake of external air is completely stopped. Only the air which is in salon is used.
If at the included circulating mode there is a fogging of glasses, switch off the circulating mode and if necessary increase air supply.


Heating of back glass

At the included heating of back glass the control lamp burns. Heating of back glass is turned off automatically, address the Section Heater of Back Glass.


Ventilation without drafts

 


You can adjust intake of air to an upper body according to your desires.

Corrugated castors 1 you can smoothly open and close nozzles. 2 allow you to change Rychazhki the direction of the air coming to salon.
Adjust nozzles so that air did not get precisely on you, and flowed round you on each side.

The corrugated castor 3 will allow you to add to the air arriving to an upper body, more or less cold air.

The microfilter, the filter from absorbent carbon *

On your BMW the microfilter which detains the parts of dust and flower pollen which are present at the air which is taken away outside is installed. The filter from absorbent carbon deletes gaseous harmful substances from the arriving air. At maintenance replacement combined фильтра* is made. Need of its early replacement can be determined by considerable decrease in the maximum air supply.

More detailed information on replacement of the filter is provided in the Section Replacement of an Element of the Filter of Air of Salon.