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
   General information and security measures
   + System of electronic control by ignition and injection of the petrol engine
   + ignition System
   + System of preheat of the diesel engine
   - Charge and start systems
      General information on system
      The battery - the main data and leaving
      Removal and installation of the storage battery
      Check of the storage battery
      Generator. General information and security measures
      Removal and generator installation
      Check and replacement of brushes of a generator / regulator of tension
      Removal and installation, starter check
      Removal, installation and check of the traction relay of a starter
+ RKPP and transmission line
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ electric equipment Schemes


Removal, installation and check of the traction relay of a starter

In the presence of damage of the traction relay its gear wheel does not enter into gearing with a gear wreath of a flywheel. Thereof the starter cannot turn the engine. This defect is shown more often than malfunction of the electric motor of a starter.

Check without removal

1 Establish the gear shifting lever in neutral situation.

Operation of lifting and car installation on supports is connected with danger! Therefore before carrying out operation familiarize with Poddomkrachivaniye's Section and towage

2 Lift and establish the car on supports. Remove the bottom cover of an impellent compartment, address to the Section Removal and installation of the bottom cover of an impellent compartment.

3 Connect накоротко an auxiliary cable a thick positive cable of the plug 30 and the plug 50 for a thin cable of the lock of ignition at a starter. The gear wheel of a starter should leave with click forward and the starter should start to rotate. If it does not occur, remove a starter and check in removed a sostoyaniiya


4 Remove a starter, address to the Section Removal and installation, starter check.
5 Repeat check on the removed starter by means of the automobile storage battery. As a wire to the plug 50 of a starter the starting cable is used. If the gear wheel is pushed forward, and the starter does not rotate, hand over a starter in repair on HUNDRED.
6 If the gear wheel is not put forward, disconnect the traction relay and replace it.


7 Condense a joint - starter F-with hermetic.

8 Connect the traction relay to a starter fork, then fix.
9 Fix a relay wire.
10 Check a starter again as it is described above.
11 Establish a starter, address to the Section Removal and installation, starter check.