BMW 3 series E30

Since 1983-1994 of release

Repair and car operation

+ 1. The maintenance instruction
- 2. Maintenance service
   2.2. Recommended lubricants and liquids
   2.3. Periodicity of service
   2.4. Features of routine maintenance of the car
   2.5. The general data on additional maintenance service
   2.6. Check of level of liquids
   2.7. Check of a condition of tyres and pressure in tyres
   2.8. Oil replacement in the engine and the oil filter
   2.9. Check and restoration of level of a liquid in a wheel
   2.10. Check of level of a liquid in automatic transmission
   2.11. Shift of wheels
   2.12. Check and replacement of hoses in a motor compartment
   2.13. Check, adjustment and replacement of belts of a drive of hinged units
   2.14. Check and adjustment of turns and quality of a mix FROM) idling
   2.15. Check of a condition and battery gymnastics
   2.16. Check and replacement of candles
   2.17. Check of high-voltage wires, бегунка and distributor covers
   2.18. Check of level of oil in a manual transmission
   2.19. Check of level of oil in the main transfer
   2.20. Check and adjustment of backlashes in valves (except engine M40)
   2.21. Draught throttle заслонки
   2.22. Replacement of the air filter
   2.23. Check of fuel system
   2.24. Check of system of cooling
   2.25. Exhaust system check
   2.26. Check of shock-absorbers, a suspension bracket and a steering
   2.27. Check of covers of semiaxes
   2.28. Check of brakes
   2.29. Check of brushes of screen wipers
   2.30. Liquid replacement in automatic transmission and the filter
   2.31. Cooling system – replacement of a liquid and washing
   2.32. Replacement of the fuel filter
   2.33. Oil replacement in a manual transmission
   2.34. Oil replacement in картере the main transfer
   2.35. Check of system of catching of steams of gasoline (EVAP-system)
   2.36. Installation of the light alarm system of necessity of servicing
   2.37. Replacement of a gear belt
+ 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

2.26. Check of shock-absorbers, a suspension bracket and a steering

Check of shock-absorbers

Shock-absorbers are checked "прокачиванием" suspension brackets on car corners. Numerous fluctuations of a body specify in malfunction of shock-absorbers (suspension bracket racks).

Check up presence подтеканий liquids from shock-absorbers, having lifted the car. Подтекание it is possible to establish on presence of a film of a liquid. Check up a condition of the top fastening of a rack of a suspension bracket. At detection подтекания or deterioration of details of fastening of a rack replace (subsection 11.1.5) see.

Suspension bracket and steering check

Check up a condition of details of a suspension bracket and a steering, presence of a leak from under epiploons of semiaxes.
Check up люфт in spherical support, watching them at wheel rocking in a vertical plane. At appreciable size люфта or at detection of an anguish of covers (the cover of a spherical support is specified by an arrow) a support replace.

Check up люфт in hinges of steering draughts and fastening of the steering mechanism having turned a wheel in a forward part to the car, and in a back part outside.