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
   - Devices and equipment
      Monitors - the main data
      Removal and installation of a control panel
      Removal and installation of the index of the turn/switch of a screen wiper
      Removal and installation of facing of a steering column
      Removal and installation of the switch of light
      Removal and installation of switches: seat heating / sun-protection curtain/system Hi-Fi/antiprobuksovochna of ASR system
      Removal and installation of switches: alarm system, uniform lock, window regulators
      Removal and radio receiver installation
      Removal and loudspeaker installation
      Removal and installation of electric motors/draughts of a screen wiper
      Check of the pump of a stekloomyvatel
      Explanatory remarks to schemes of electric connections
+ electric equipment Schemes


Removal and installation of a control panel

If it is necessary to replace a control panel, before dismantling should take readings memory of malfunctions. Besides, consider and write down data of the index of intervals of service and the counter of the passable way (HUNDRED).


To remove a steering wheel it is not required. On illustrations the steering wheel is removed for the best review.

1 Completely extend a steering wheel and move it down.
2 Disconnect a negative cable (-) the storage battery at the switched-off ignition. The battery is in a luggage compartment behind a cover on the right side. At BMW 316i, 318i cars the battery settles down in an impellent compartment.

As a result of shutdown of the storage battery data from memory of malfunctions of some monitors are erased. If necessary before shutdown of the battery it is necessary to consider these memories of malfunctions. Address to the Section Diagnostics of malfunctions. Work it is desirable to lead HUNDRED in conditions.

3 Turn out screws-1-and take away a control panel.

4 Release the tip-2-and remove it. For this purpose open a collar-3-and take away from a cable.


5 Join the socket and fix it a collar. Watch that the collar was fixed.
6 Insert a control panel into an aperture and fix screws.
7 Attach a negative cable (-) the storage battery at the switched-off ignition. Establish hours.
8 Establish a steering column in normal situation.