E30 series BMW 3

since 1983-1994 of release

Repair and car operation

+ 1. Maintenance instruction
- 2. Maintenance
   2.2. Recommended lubricants and liquids
   2.3. Periodicity of service
   2.4. Features of routine maintenance of the car
   2.5. General information on additional maintenance
   2.6. Check of level of liquids
   2.7. Check of a condition of tires and pressure in tires
   2.8. Oil replacement in the engine and the oil filter
   2.9. Check and restoration of level of liquid in a wheel
   2.10. Check of level of 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 charging
   2.16. Check and replacement of candles
   2.17. Check of high-voltage wires, begunka 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 gaps in valves (except the M40 engine)
   2.21. Draft of a butterfly valve
   2.22. Replacement of the air filter
   2.23. Check of fuel system
   2.24. Check of system of cooling
   2.25. Check of an exhaust system
   2.26. Check of shock-absorbers, suspension bracket and steering
   2.27. Check of covers of semi-axes
   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 liquid and washing
   2.32. Replacement of the fuel filter
   2.33. Oil replacement in a manual transmission
   2.34. Oil replacement in a case of the main transfer
   2.35. Check of system of catching паров gasoline (EVAP system)
   2.36. Installation of the light alarm system of need of servicing
   2.37. Replacement of a gear belt
+ 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


2.8. Oil replacement in the engine and the oil filter


Tools for oil replacement in the engine and the oil filter
1. Pallet
2. Rubber gloves
3. Handle
4. Nozzle
5. A special key for filter untwisting
6. A key for filter untwisting

1. Warm up the engine.
2. Establish the car on a horizontal platform. Stop the engine and unscrew a stopper of a maslozalivny mouth on a cover of a head of cylinders
3. On a part of cars the oil filter is in the top left part of the engine.
4. Substitute the pallet and unscrew a stopper.
5. Merge oil, check existence in the merged oil of metal shavings and sawdust.
6. After running off of oil wipe a stopper pure rags.
7. Wipe the pallet about a drain opening and carefully tighten a stopper, if necessary replace stopper laying.
8. Substitute the pallet under the oil filter.
Not folding filter
9. By means of a special key unscrew the oil filter (to rotate counter-clockwise) then turn out the filter hands. If necessary punch an opening in the case of the filter and unscrew the filter the big screw-driver inserted into this opening.
10. Carefully clear a place of a prileganiye of consolidation of the filter on the block of cylinders.
11. Be convinced that the type and the sizes of the new filter completely coincide with type and the sizes of the fulfilled. Slightly oil for the engine rubber laying of the new filter and wrap the filter into place. Wrap the filter before contact of laying with a surface of the block of cylinders, tighten the filter, having turned on 2/3 turns. On a part of filters there is an instruction of the manufacturer to which should be guided first of all.
The filter with a replaceable filtering element
12. Unscrew a bolt.
13. Uncover.
14. Get filtering element.
15. Be convinced that the type and the sizes of a new element completely coincide with type and the sizes of the fulfilled.
16. Wipe absolutely condensed surfaces, if necessary replace a sealing ring having oiled it.
17. Fill in in the engine necessary volume of oil. Having a little waited, check oil level. If level normal, wrap a mouth stopper.
18. On the working engine check tightness of a stopper of the pallet and the filter, having tracked these places within a minute. At emergence of a leak stop the engine and tighten a stopper or the filter.
19. Stop the engine and wait some minutes that oil flew down in the pallet. Again check oil level on щупу. If necessary add oil.
20. During several trips after change of oil watch a leak and check oil level.