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BMW 3-Series (2005 - 2008)

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a BMW 3-Series, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your BMW 3-Series. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your BMW 3-Series can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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Videos included with this online manual

  • Engine oil and filter change
  • Rear light cluster bulbs replacement
  • Coolant replacement
  • Fluid level checks
  • Air filter change
  • Rear brake pads replacement
  • Front brake pads replacement
  • Pollen filter replacement
  • Fuel filter replacement
  • Headlight bulbs replacement
  • Battery removal & replacement
  • Rear shock absorber replacement
  • Wiper blade replacement
  • Spark plug replacement

What's covered

What's covered: 

Saloon (E90) and Touring (E91) with 4- and 6-cylinder engines.
318i, 320i, 325i and 330i petrol and 318d, 320d, 325d and 330d diesel.
Petrol: 2.0 litre (1995cc), 2.5 litre (2497cc) and 3.0 litre (2996cc).
Turbo-Diesel: 2.0 litre (1995cc) and 3.0 litre (2993cc).

Exclusions: 

Does NOT cover 320Si, 335i, 335d, M3, Coupe, Convertible or models with xDrive. Does NOT cover ‘facelifted’ model range introduced Sept 2008.

Table of contents

Contents
General Information
Chapter 1: Part A: Routine maintenance and servicing - petrol models
Chapter 1: Part B: Routine maintenance and servicing - diesel models
Chapter 2: Part A: 4-cylinder petrol engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part B: 6-cylinder petrol engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part C: Diesel engines (M47T2 and M57T2) in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part D: Diesel engines (N47 and N57) in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part E: General engine overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and ventilation systems
Chapter 4: Part A: Fuel and exhaust systems – petrol engines
Chapter 4: Part B: Fuel and exhaust systems – diesel engines
Chapter 4: Part C: Emission control systems
Chapter 5: Part A: Starting and charging systems
Chapter 5: Part B: Ignition system
Chapter 6: Clutch
Chapter 7: Part A: Manual transmission
Chapter 7: Part B: Automatic transmission
Chapter 8: Final drive, driveshafts and propeller shaft
Chapter 9: Braking system
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Bodywork and fittings
Chapter 12: Body electrical systems Wiring diagrams Reference

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More details
Part number: 
4782
ISBN-10: 
1844257827
ISBN-13: 
9781785212789
Language: 
English
Publication date: 
UPC: 
699414006755
Dimensions: 
270 x 210mm

Online manual

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Part number: 
AU4782
Language: 
English
UPC: 
699414006755

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  • Troubleshooting section – quickly find the cause of a problem
  • Colour wiring diagrams help track problems quickly and easily
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  • Dictionary of automotive terms
  • Quick links to popular DIY tasks and other jobs linked to your task
  • Conversion calculator – imperial and metric units