BMW 3 series E30

Since 1983-1994 of release

Repair and car operation

+ 1. The maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance service
- 3. The engine
   + 3.1.2. Specifications
   + 3.2. Dismantle and engine major repairs
   - 3.3. An engine electric equipment
      3.3.2. Specifications
      3.3.3. The battery - engine start-up in emergency situations
      3.3.4. Removal and battery installation
      3.3.5. Power cables
      + 3.3.6. Ignition system
      - 3.3.7. System of a charge of the battery Check of system of a charge of the battery The generator A pressure regulator Brushes
      + 3.3.8. System of start-up of the engine
      3.3.9. Malfunctions of the generator
      3.3.10. The basic malfunctions of an electric equipment
+ 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 The generator Removal

1. Disconnect the battery from weight.
2. Designate and disconnect from the generator a wire. On a part of cars for access to the generator it is necessary to remove an air cleaner and a stream measuring instrument.
3. Ослабьте bolts also remove a belt.
4. Turn on and get adjusting and axial bolts and remove the generator.


1. If you have decided to replace the generator be convinced that new (or repaired) the generator in accuracy corresponds to the replaced. Pay attention to conclusions – their number, the sizes and a relative positioning should be same, as on the replaced unit. At last, check up marks. Marks should be or are stamped on the case, or printed on a label and pasted on the case. Be convinced that numbers on new and replaced units coincide.
2. On many new (or repaired) generators are absent pulleys, therefore it is necessary to rearrange a pulley from the replaced unit.
3. Installation is carried out upside-down. Adjust a belt tension.