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 facing of a steering column


1 Completely extend a steering wheel with the adjusting device and displace down.

2 Unscrew a crosswise screw-driver-2-screws of fastening of the top facing of a steering column-1-. 3–a lateral clip, 4 – lobbies directing.

The steering wheel and the bottom facing on an illustration are not shown.

3 press the top facing at the left and on the right at first in points-3-A little, then in points-4-and pull up. Thus, the top facing separates.

4 Take out the top facing of a steering column-1-of a back cover-5-(shooters on an illustration) and remove it.

5 Move a steering wheel with the adjustment mechanism completely up.

6 Disconnect the bottom facing of a steering column-7-. For this purpose press through a pin-9-on both nasechny rivets back.

7 Remove the bottom facing down. Take out pins from rivets.


8 Put into place the bottom facing and press nasechny rivets. Press aflush pins.
9 Move completely down a steering wheel with the adjustment mechanism.
10 Put the top facing in a back cover.
11 Put the top facing with clips through directing to the bottom facing, press down and fix.
12 Replace a nasechny nut of the top facing and screw screws.
13 Establish a steering column in normal situation.