E30 series BMW 3

since 1983-1994 of release

Repair and car operation

- 1. Maintenance instruction
   1.1.2. Overall dimensions
   1.1.3. Place of the driver
   1.1.4. Dashboard
   1.1.5. Keys for the car equipped with an immobilizer
   1.1.6. Window regulators
   1.1.7. Safety cushions
   1.1.8. Board computer
   1.1.9. Indexes
   1.1.10. Voltmeter
   1.1.11. Tachometer
   1.1.12. Counter of the total passable way
   1.1.13. Sound signal
   1.1.14. 3-step automatic transmission
   1.1.15. 4-step automatic transmission
   1.1.16. Mechanical transmission
   1.1.17. Hand brake
   1.1.18. Period of a running in of the car
   1.1.19. Fuel
   1.1.20. Threefold catalytic converter
   1.1.21. Engine oil
   1.1.22. Brakes
   1.1.23. Ruled cargo placements 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. A start order from the additional battery
   1.1.29. If the engine decayed during movement
   1.1.30. Actions at an engine overheat
   1.1.31. Actions at a wheel puncture
   1.1.32. Ruled towings
   1.1.33. Pressure check in tires
   1.1.34. Check of a condition and replacement of tires
   1.1.35. Shift of wheels
   1.1.36. Installation of winter tires and chains
   1.1.37. Check of an external condition of the battery
   1.1.38. Battery charging
   1.1.39. Specifications
+ 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
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Good advice


1.1.32. Ruled towings


Eyes in a forward part of the car

At towage for a forward part remove the car from the hand brake.

Eye in a back part of the car

At towage for a back part of cars from a manual transmission it is recommended to place the cart under back wheels if the cart is not used, put the lever in neutral situation and turn the ignition key in situation ASS.

When coupling the towed car observe the rules established in this region. Wheels and axes should be in good repair. Otherwise to tow the car follows on the autocart.

The manufacturer recommends to tow the car on a truck platform.

Towing of cars with a wheel formula 4х4 by the truck with the autocart: one axis of the car should take place by the truck, another – on the autocart.

Towing of other cars by the truck with the autocart.


When towing car without the cart under back wheels it is forbidden to leave the ignition key in the situation LOCK. Otherwise there will be a breakage of the lock of a wheel.

At towage of cars with automatic transmission place the cart under forward wheels.

Car towing with automatic transmission without the cart under forward wheels is strictly forbidden. Otherwise transmission will fail.

Towing by the car with the lift is forbidden. Otherwise body damages are possible.

Towing in emergency conditions

In the absence of car-care center service in this region the car can be towed off on small distance with the help фала, dressed on an eye in a forward part of the car.

The driver should be in the car and operate of. To tow the car in such a way it is possible only on small distances, with small speed on the road with a firm covering. Steering, brakes, a running gear should be in completely working order. Before towing transfer the selector lever to situation N (on automatic transmission), or in neutral situation (on a manual transmission). The ignition key should be in situation ASS (if the engine does not work) or On (at the working engine).

Before movement unblock interaxal differential, the control lamp thus lights up.