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
- Onboard electric equipment
   + Dignostika of electric elements
   - Lighting and alarm system
      Removal and installation/check of a sound signal
      Initialization of remote control
      Replacement of filament lamps of external lighting
      Replacement of filament lamps of internal lighting
      Removal and headlight installation
      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 a passing beam (xenon lamps)
      Removal and installation of a back lamp
   + Devices and equipment
+ electric equipment Schemes


Replacement of filament lamps of internal lighting

Forward plafond/lamp of illumination of reading

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

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

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

3 Take out a lamp from the boss.
4 Press into a cartridge a new lamp.
5 Insert a cartridge into a plafond and turn clockwise so that the boss was fixed.
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 a small flat screw-driver a rasseivatel of a plafond. The rasseivatel 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 a rasseivatel and then press it. It should be fixed distinctly.
11 Replacement of other lamps of internal lighting is made similarly. On illustrations are not shown: plafonds of the bottom lighting, lamp of illumination of a ware box.