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


1.1.9. Indexes


Index of level of fuel

The index shows approximately amount of fuel remained in a tank and works when the ignition key is in the situation On.

It is recommended to support gasoline level on a mark 1/4 of a full tank.

At switching off of ignition of the shooter of the index does not come back to the minimum division and keeps the situation.

If level of fuel goes down to a mark E, or the control lamp of a reserve of fuel starts to blink, immediately fill a tank.

The index of temperature of cooling liquid

The index works when the ignition key is in the situation On. The temperature of cooling liquid of the engine depends on loading of the engine and weather conditions.

If the arrow is in a red zone and above, stop the car and let's cool down to the engine.

The overheat of the engine is possible at movement severe conditions, for example:

   at long lifting in hot weather;
   at decrease in speed or at a car stop after a trip at great speed;
   at long work idling with the switched-on conditioner and with frequent stops in the course of movement, when using car as the towing.


It is forbidden to remove the thermostat as movement without the thermostat will bring to an engine overheat. The thermostat is intended for regulation of a stream of cooling liquid and maintenance of temperature of the engine in working limits.

Movement with the peregrety engine is forbidden.