E46 series BMW 3

since 1998 of release

Repair and car operation

E46 series BMW 3
+ BMW 3 Cars (E46)
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, 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 cowl installation
      Cowl adjustment
      Removal and trunk lid installation
      Trunk lid adjustment
      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 model emblem
      Removal, installation and door adjustment
      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 window adjustment
      Removal and installation of an electric window regulator
      Removal and installation of the electric motor of a window regulator
      Removal and installation of a mirror of an external look / sound signal of a 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
+ electric equipment Schemes


Removal and installation/check of shock-absorbers of a bumper


1 Remove the forward shock-absorber.

2 Disconnect the shock-absorber-1-. For this purpose unscrew nuts-3-.

On a place of nuts-3 - there can be rivets. In this case them it is necessary засверлить. Unscrew nuts-2-and take out the shock-absorber. If there is a connector of a cable-4-, previously open it and turn on.


3 Measure length of the shock-absorber from the center of a plastic insert to a basic surface. If the received value less than 127.5 ± 1 mm, replace the shock-absorber.


4 Insert into place the shock-absorber and fix it the moment of 50 N • m (a key on 13 mm) or 10 NChM (a key on 8 mm) or приклепайте usual explosive rivets.
5 Fix a cable connector if he acted in film and fix a cable.
6 Establish a front bumper.