BMW 3 series E30

Since 1983-1994 of release

Repair and car operation

- 1. The maintenance instruction
   1.1.2. Overall dimensions
   1.1.3. A place of the driver
   1.1.4. The panel of devices
   1.1.5. Keys for the car equipped with an immobilizer
   1.1.6. Стеклоподъемники
   1.1.7. Safety pillows
   1.1.8. The onboard computer
   1.1.9. Indexes
   1.1.10. The voltmeter
   1.1.11. A tachometre
   1.1.12. The counter of the total passed way
   1.1.13. A sound signal
   1.1.14. 3-step automatic transmission
   1.1.15. 4-step automatic transmission
   1.1.16. A mechanical transmission
   1.1.17. A manual brake
   1.1.18. The period обкатки the car
   1.1.19. Fuel
   1.1.20. Threefold каталитический neutralizer
   1.1.21. Engine oil
   1.1.22. Brakes
   1.1.23. Rules of placing of cargo in a luggage carrier
   1.1.24. Start-up of the engine and driving
   1.1.25. Driving receptions
   1.1.26. Trailer towage
   1.1.27. Actions at refusal of start-up of the engine
   1.1.28. An order of start from the additional battery
   1.1.29. If the engine has decayed during movement
   1.1.30. Actions at an engine overheat
   1.1.31. Actions at a wheel puncture
   1.1.32. Towing rules
   1.1.33. Pressure check in tyres
   1.1.34. Check of a condition and replacement of tyres
   1.1.35. Shift of wheels
   1.1.36. Installation of winter tyres and chains
   1.1.37. Check of an external condition of the battery
   1.1.38. Battery gymnastics
   1.1.39. Specifications
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 3. The engine
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. An exhaust system
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. A running gear
+ 12. A body
+ 13. An electric equipment
+ 14. A good advice

1.1.24. Start-up of the engine and driving

Before engine start-up

1. Examine a platform near to the car.

2. Take a place, adjust seat position, a headrest and a wheel angle of slope.

3. Adjust position of rear-view mirrors.

4. Close all doors.

5. Be fastened by a belt.

Engine start-up

Before starter inclusion put the car on a manual brake, switch off all unnecessary consumers and illumination devices.

On cars from a manual transmission

Press a pedal of coupling to a floor and put a check point control lever in neutral position. Keep a pedal pressed before engine start.

On cars with automatic transmission

Translate the selector lever in R.Esli's position it is necessary to start the decayed engine during movement translate the lever in position N. If the lever is in any position corresponding to movement a safety device will prevent starter inclusion.

Only on cars with automatic transmission

Press a brake pedal to the full and keep prior to the beginning of movement.

Start-up of the warm engine

Press a pedal throttle заслонки approximately on half of course and include a starter, having turned the ignition key in position START. Release a key after and a pedal throttle заслонки after engine start.

Start-up of the hot engine

Press a pedal throttle заслонки to the full and include a starter, having turned the ignition key in position START. Release a key after and a pedal throttle заслонки after engine start. A pedal not to press any more.

Start-up of the decayed engine

Repeat described above action depending on engine temperature.

The prevention

Operation time of a starter at start should not exceed 15 seconds Otherwise a starter and cables overheat.

Be not dispersed sharply on the cold engine.

If the engine often глохнет or is badly started, immediately check up an engine condition.

To warm up the engine only at a trip, but not idling. Move with moderate speed until then while the temperature of a cooling liquid will not raise to an operating level.

Start under normal conditions

Cars are equipped by multichannel system of direct injection of fuel (or consecutive injection) which automatically prepares a mix necessary for start-up of the engine. Irrespective of a thermal condition the engine is started as follows:

1. Clean a foot from a pedal throttle заслонки and include a starter, having turned the ignition key in position START. Release a key after engine start.

2. Allow to get warm to the engine during 10 сек then the car is ready to movement.

In frosty conditions allow to work to the engine within several minutes then the car is ready to movement.

Car check before a trip

Before a trip it is recommended to examine the car. Having spent some minutes, you will provide a safe and pleasant trip. Only thorough acquaintance to own car and attentiveness Here is required.

Before engine start-up

Check outside

Tyres. Check up pressure, and presence of external damages (cuts, deterioration, etc.).

Nuts of wheels. Be convinced available all nuts, reliability of their inhaling.

Presence подтеканий. After long parking check up presence подтеканий oils, fuel, liquids (occurrence of drops of a moisture after using the conditioner is supposed).

Light devices. Be convinced of serviceability of headlights, indexes of turn and other devices. Check up correctness of adjustment of headlights.

Check inside

Check up pressure in a spare wheel, be convinced available a jack and a key for nuts of wheels.

Check up a condition of seat belts, durability of fastening of buckles.

Be convinced of serviceability of all light indexes signalling about malfunction of various systems, illuminations of a scale of devices and a glass heater.

Check up adjustment of a pedal of a brake.

Check up presence of spare safety locks. The complete set should include the safety locks calculated on all currents which values are specified on a cover of the assembly block.

Check in a motor compartment

Check up level of a cooling liquid.

Check up electrolit level in battery sections. Check up a condition of the case of the battery and power cables, reliability of fastening of cables.

Check up a conducting condition.

Check up a condition of fuel hoses and tubes.

After engine start-up

Listening to engine work define an exhaust system condition. At detection of leaks immediately eliminate.

Stop the engine and check up oil level.

Check at movement

Check up serviceability of a speedometer and other devices.

In a safe place check up work of brakes and uniformity of braking.

Listen and define the noise testifying to abnormal work of units of the car.