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
   - Internal elements of a body
      Removal and installation of forward peaks of the dashboard
      Removal and facing installation forward parts of the region of feet
      Removal and installation of the left ware box
      Removal and installation of the right ware box
      Removal and installation of the central console
      Removal and installation of the central armrest
      Removal and installation of a pocket of the console of switches
      Removal and installation of the console of switches
      Removal and installation of the electric motor of a drive of the movable panel of a roof
      Removal and installation of a mirror of an interior
      Interior mirror with automatic blackout
      Removal and installation of lateral facing of a luggage carrier
      Removal and installation of facing of the back panel
      Removal and installation of facing of a trunk lid
      Removal and installation of a head restraint of a forward seat
      Natyazhitel of a seat belt. Main data and security measures
      Removal and installation of a forward seat
      Removal and installation of a back seat
      Removal and installation of nozzles of a stekloomyvatel
      Adjustment of nozzles of a stekloomyvatel
      Removal, installation and check of nozzles of a faroomyvatel
      Removal and installation of levers of a screen wiper
      Removal and installation of the tank/pump of a washer
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ electric equipment Schemes


Interior mirror with automatic blackout

The interior mirror with automatic blackout is smoothly blacked out at a certain stream of light. It consists of a mirror element and the electronic device with two photosensors.


The electronic control unit-1-via photosensors (2/3) registers light falling on a mirror in front and behind. If the stream of light is behind stronger, than in front, tension is put to a current-carrying covering-8-. The covering is between mirror glasses (4/6).

Enclosed tension changes color of an electrolytic layer-5-. The tension is higher, the mirror is more blacked out. Thereof reflection of a falling stream of light decreases. 7–Serebryanootrazhayushchy layer.

At backing inclusion the blacking-out effect is disconnected. It provides departure possibility from dark garage by means of an interior mirror.


1 Include ignition.

To include a backing does not follow.

2 Close or stick the photosensor on the forward party of a mirror.
3 Shine the photosensor on a reverse side of a mirror with a pocket small lamp. Through some short time the mirror should be blacked out Fotodatchik settles down above in the center behind a mirror.