E30 series BMW 3

since 1983-1994 of release

Repair and car operation

+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engine
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. Exhaust system
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Brake system
- 11. Running gear
   11.1.10. Back springs
   11.1.11. Bar of the back stabilizer of cross-section stability
   11.1.12. Levers of a back suspension bracket
   11.1.13. Bearings of back wheels
   11.1.14. Corners of installation of wheels
   11.1.2. Specifications
   11.1.3. Stabilizer of cross-section stability of a forward suspension bracket
   11.1.4. Suspension bracket lever
   11.1.5. Rack of a forward suspension bracket
   11.1.6. Springs or shock-absorber of a rack of a suspension bracket
   11.1.7. Spherical support
   11.1.8. Nave of a forward wheel and bearing
   11.1.9. Back shock-absorbers
   + 11.2. Steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Good advice


11.1.4. Suspension bracket lever


Lever of a forward suspension bracket (bottom view)

And. Internal spherical support


Page. Internal spherical support

The arrow specifies towards a forward part of the car.

The lever changes at detection of wear of spherical support. At replacement of the lever it is necessary to replace also and the plug of an axis of the lever. Plug installation from the old lever is forbidden.


1. Lift a car front.
2. Check wear of spherical support of the lever, having shaken the lever the mount inserted between it and a rack or a cross-piece of a suspension bracket (it is possible to compress also a support in a place of its installation, using special capture). Appreciable люфт will point to need of replacement of the lever assembled with a support, – replacement of these details separately is not provided.
3. Check a condition of rubber plugs. At detection of cracks, gaps or "drying" of rubber of the plug replace. The manufacturer recommends the following method of check of a condition of the plug of the lever. Create loading on each forward seat on 68 kgfs, in the middle of a back seat – 68 kgfs, in a luggage carrier – 21 kgfs, fill completely fuel tank. With the help щупа check a gap And which should be within 0,7–1,7 mm. Otherwise it is necessary to replace the plug.


Rubber plugs of levers of a suspension bracket change only in pair. At replacement track, that on plugs there was a brand of one manufacturer.

4. Unscrew 2 bolts of fastening of an arm of the plug of the lever of a suspension bracket to a body.
5. By means of a stripper remove an arm with the plug from the lever (for a centering of a bolt of a stripper it is recommended накернить dredging in a lever axis).
6. Designate plug orientation in an arm that at assembly to establish the new plug precisely in the same situation.
Vypressuyte the plug (here is required the special equipment therefore it is recommended выпресссовать the plug in car-care center).
7. At assembly grease the lever termination by quick-drying greasing 81 22 9 407 284 and напрессуйте the plug with an arm against the stop.


It is forbidden to use greasing of other structure at a plug napressovka. Recommended greasing dries later 30 mines then occurs usazhivany plugs on a lever axis.

8. Track the correct orientation of the plug of the lever at a napressovka.
9. Tighten bolts of an arm of the plug with the set moment.
10. Lower the car. Driving is allowed later not less than 30 mines, i.e. through time necessary for drying of assembly greasing.

Removal and installation

1. Lift a front of the car and remove a wheel.
2. Unscrew 2 bolts of fastening of an arm of the plug of an axis of the lever to a body.

3. Unscrew a nut of fastening of a finger of a spherical support on a cross-piece of a suspension bracket and выпрессуйте a support finger from a cross-piece by means of a stripper. Take measures to damaging a rubber cover of a support.
4. Unscrew a samopodzhimny nut of a finger of a spherical support on a rotary fist and выпрессуйте a finger of a spherical support. If the lever with support changes, in the absence of a stripper a finger it is possible выпрессовать in several strong blows of a hammer.
5. Remove the lever.
6. Replace the plug of an axis of the lever.
7. Installation is carried out upside-down. Nuts of fingers of spherical support replace. All connections tighten with the moments specified in subsection 11.1.2.
8. After assembly check and adjust corners of installation of wheels in car-care center.