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





Keys, uniform lock and anticreeping system

Keys with remote radio control


1 Keys from the uniform lock with transmitters of remote radio control
2 A spare key for storage in the reliable place, for example in a wallet. The key from the uniform lock is not intended for constant use
3 A key from doors and the lock of ignition

This key does not approach locks of a luggage carrier and a ware box. It is convenient when you hand over the car, for example, on the parking in hotel.

Some symbols on buttons of remote radio control can differ from represented on illustrations.

Spare key


You can order it on HUNDRED BMWs on production of documents.

Memory of individual settings

Possibilities of work

You can adjust separate functions of your car voluntarily. There is a possibility of programming on HUNDRED BMWs of some functions according to your requirements.
There are possibilities of entering of settings in the block of memory of the car (Car Memory) and a key (Key Memory). You can choose to four options of control of one function for four various drivers. The main thing at the same time that each driver had the key with remote control. When unlocking the car by means of remote radio control he as a result of data exchange with a key distinguishes the corresponding owner and performs the corresponding tunings put in his memory. Externally various keys differ on color stickers which are delivered together with keys.

The Car Memory and Key Memory functions allow to establish, for example, automatically seats with function of memory in user-friendly situation.


# In this Chapter the description of functions which settings can be brought in memory of individual settings is marked with this badge.

Electronic anticreeping system (immobilizer)

The electronic anticreeping system increases degree of protection of your car against stealing. At the same time you should not include something or to adjust. The system allows to start the engine only keys from your car. At your request on HUNDRED BMWs electronic schemes of separate keys can be blocked (for example, at loss of a key). The blocked key it is impossible to start the engine.

In a key there is an electronic device. Electronics of the car exchanges via the ignition lock individual for each car and constantly changing code signals with a key. Systems of ignition, food and a starter join only if the key is distinguished as "".
At the inaccurate address with a key it can be damaged. In that case start of the engine will be impossible.


Uniform lock

Principle of action


The uniform lock works only if both forward doors are closed. The uniform lock provides simultaneous locking and, respectively, unlocking:

- doors,
- luggage carrier,
- covers of the filling hatch.

It is possible to put it in action:

- outside, having inserted a key into the door lock, and also by means of remote radio control
- from salon, having pressed the special button

At involvement of the uniform lock outside the anticreeping system which does not allow to unlock doors safety locks or handles of opening at the same time becomes more active. Also becomes more active (or it is deactivated) security сигнализация*.

In case of accident there is an automatic unblocking of the uniform lock, but doors locked on safety locks do not open, address the following materials in this Section. Besides, the light alarm system and light in salon turn on.

Unlocking and locking of doors outside

Having gone out of the car, do not lock it if in salon there were people as it will be impossible to open doors from within.

At some export models the control of the security alarm system can be made only by means of remote radio control. Unlocking of the car a key causes operation of the alarm system in these models. For switching off of the alarm system press the button 1 ("to Unlock") or start the engine.

You will find other details about the security alarm system in the Section the Security alarm system.


Automatic opening and closing

You can open or close electrodriving glasses and a lifting and movable cover of the hatch, having turned a key in the lock of a door of the driver.

Opening: at the closed door hold a key in situation "Unlock".
Closing: at the closed door hold a key in situation "Lock".

If you release a key, then the movement of glasses and a cover of the hatch will stop.

Unlocking and locking manually (at defect of electric equipment)

Having turned a key in the relevant provision, it is possible to unlock or lock the driver's door.

Remote radio control by locks

Remote radio control allows to unlock and lock the car easily. Besides, there are two more additional functions which realization is possible only by means of remote radio control:

- Inclusion of light in salon. This function allows you easier to find the car left in an underground garage.
- Opening of a luggage carrier. The trunk lid will a little be slightly opened irrespective of, it was locked or not.

Along with unlocking / locking of the car deactivation / activization of anticreeping system and security сигнализации* is made.

At some export models the control of the security alarm system can be made only by means of remote radio control. Unlocking of the car a key causes operation of the alarm system in these models. For switching off of the alarm system press the button 1 ("to Unlock") or start the engine.

Keys from the uniform lock

The key with the transmitter is a key from the uniform lock, see above.

The children who are in the car can lock doors from within. Therefore, going out of the car, always take out a key from the lock of ignition and take it with yourself at any time to have an opportunity again to open the car outside.
Each pressing of the button of the transmitter is followed by a light-emitting diode blinking. If the light-emitting diode when pressing the button does not light up, then locking by means of remote control is more impossible. It is necessary to replace the battery.


Unlocking and automatic opening

Unlocking: press the button 1.

At some export models by the first pressing of the button only the driver's door opens, by repeated pressing - all other locks.

# According to your desire on this function it is possible to program each separate key.

Automatic opening: hold the button 1 in the pressed situation. Electrodriving glasses and a cover of the hatch will open.


Locking, statement on the alarm system and automatic closing

Locking and statement on the alarm system: press the button 2.

Having gone out of the car, do not lock it if in salon there are people as it will be impossible to open doors from within.

Automatic закрывание*: hold the button 2 in the pressed situation. Electrodriving glasses and a cover of the hatch will be closed.

During process of closing you watch that jammed nobody glasses or a cover of the hatch. If you release the button, then closing process will stop at once.

If on the car equipped with the security alarm system (address the Section the Security alarm system), process of automatic closing of glasses and a cover of the hatch is interrupted, then it is necessary to unlock once again the car pressing of the button 1 before continuing process of automatic closing. Otherwise the security sensor of a list and the microwave sensor of protection of salon will be switched off.


Inclusion of light in salon and shutdown of the security sensor of a list *


Light inclusion: without unlocking the car, press the button 2.

Shutdown of the security sensor of a list and microwave sensor of protection of salon: having locked the car again press the button 2.

More detailed information is provided in the Section the Security alarm system.

Opening of a trunk lid

Press the button 3.

Before a trip be convinced that the trunk lid is incidentally not left open.


Identical frequencies

In some areas work of remote radio control can be broken as other systems or devices can use the same frequency.

Unlocking and locking of doors from within

This button allows to put at the closed forward doors in action the uniform lock. All doors, a luggage carrier and a cover of the filling hatch open as a result or locked, but activization of anticreeping system at the same time does not happen.

# such option of control when the uniform lock works on locking right after a start of motion is According to your desire possible. On this function you can program each separate key.


Unlocking and opening

For this purpose there are two opportunities:

1 Unlock all doors, having pressed the button of the uniform lock, and then pull for the handle which is over an armrest of the necessary door.
2 Pull the handle of the necessary door twice: the first movement will allow to unlock a door, and the second - to open it.

Locking

For this purpose there are two opportunities:

1 Lock all doors, having pressed the button of the uniform lock.
2 Drown safety locks of doors. In order to avoid inadvertent locking it is impossible to lock an open door of the driver, having drowned its safety lock.

In case of accident of a door, locked on safety locks, automatically do not open. Therefore at the movement of the car it is not necessary to lock doors on safety locks.

The children who are in the car can lock doors from within. Therefore, going out of the car, always take out a key from the lock of ignition and take it with yourself at any time to have an opportunity again to open the car outside.

Opening and closing of a trunk lid

 


Lock

Only keys from the uniform lock approach a luggage carrier.

Separate locking of a luggage carrier

Having made some effort, turn a key to the right and take it in horizontal position.

Thus, the luggage carrier is locked, and its lock is switched-off from the uniform lock. As a result of people, for example the employee of hotel who received from you a key from a door and the lock of ignition will not be able to open a luggage carrier.


Opening outside

Press the button in the handle (it is shown by an arrow). The trunk lid will be slightly opened.

When opening a luggage carrier its illumination joins.


Unlocking and locking manually (at defect of electric equipment)

Insert a key from the uniform lock into the lock of a luggage carrier and turn it to the left against the stop - the trunk lid will be slightly opened.

The luggage carrier is again locked as soon as its cover is shut.

Closing of a trunk lid

Handles (are shown by shooters) in internal facing of a cover facilitate its closing.

In order to avoid injuries you watch that you, closing a trunk lid, pressed nobody.

In order to avoid hit of exhaust gases in salon the trunk lid at the movement of the car has to be surely closed. If once you nevertheless have to go with the lifted cover, then:

- close all glasses and a lifting and movable cover of the hatch,
- systems of heating and ventilation or the automatic conditioner establish on the mode of the strengthened air supply, address the Section Heater, ventilation and the conditioner of air of salon.