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

2.2. Recommended lubricants and liquids

The engine
All-weather engine oil from SAE 10W-40 to SAE 20W-50 or API SG
Cooling system
Antifreeze on a basis этиленгликоля with anticorrosive additives
Manual transmission
Transmissionnoe oil with viscosity from SAE 80 to API GL-4 or mineral oil for the engine from SAE (20,30 or 40) to API SG
Automatic transmission
Liquid for automatic transmission Dexron II
The main transfer
Oil SAE 90 specially recommended for а/м BMW (dosed out in packing container is not delivered, available on sale only in car-care centre)
Hydrodrive of brakes and coupling
Liquid SAE J 1703 or DOT 4
Liquid DOT 3
The steering hydraulic booster
Liquid Dexron II

Refuelling capacities ()

Oil for the engine:
  – Engine M10
  – Engine M20
  – Engine M30
  – Engine M40
Cooling system:
  – Engine M10
  – Engine M20
  – Engine M30
  – Engine M40
Fuel tank

55 (a sedan, early),
64 (a sedan, late),
63 (the versatile person, early),
70 (the versatile person, late)

  – A manual transmission
     • type ZF
     • type Getrag
1,0 – 1,5
  – Automatic transmission (liquid change)
     • 3-speed
     • 4-speed
  – The main transfer and differential