E30 series BMW 3

since 1983-1994 of release

Repair and car operation

+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
- 3. Engine
   - 3.1.2. Specifications
      3.1.3. Types of the repair work which is carried out without dismantle of the engine
      3.1.4. An order of installation of the piston of the 1st cylinder in VMT of a step of compression
      3.1.5. Cover of a head of cylinders
      3.1.6. A soaking-up collector
      3.1.7. Final collector
      3.1.8. Covers of a chain of a drive of a cam-shaft (M10 engine)
      3.1.9. Chain and asterisks (M10 engine)
      3.1.10. Covers of a gear belt (engines M20 and М40)
      3.1.11. Gear belt and cam-shaft asterisks (engines M20 and М40)
      3.1.12. Forward epiploons
      3.1.13. Head of cylinders
      3.1.14. Pallet
      3.1.15. Oil pump
      3.1.16. Flywheel (a leading disk)
      3.1.17. Back epiploon of the crankshaft
      3.1.18. Engine mount details
   + 3.2. Dismantle and major maintenance of the engine
   + 3.3. Engine electric equipment
+ 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


3.1.17. Back epiploon of the crankshaft


1. Remove a flywheel (a leading disk).
2. Unscrew bolts of the holder of an epiploon, including 2 bottom bolts with which to the holder the pallet fastens.
3. Carefully remove the holder with an epiploon, having made an incision consolidation and having tracked safety of laying of the pallet.
4. Carefully clear a demountable surface under the holder of an epiploon.
5. Beat out an epiploon from the interior of the holder, having put it on wooden whetstones.
6. Grease and press a new epiploon in blows through a pro-rate.
7. Assembly is carried out upside-down. At assembly clear the holder and the demountable planes of the engine and put RTV hermetic on joints with the block of cylinders and on an acting part of laying of the pallet.


Bolts of the holder tighten evenly in a cross order, at first tighten fastening bolts to the block of cylinders, then – 2 bottom bolts.