BMW 3 Series E30

since 1983-1994 release

Repair and operation of the car

+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
- 3. Engine
   - 3.1.2. Specifications
      3.1.3. Types of the repair work performed without dismantle of the engine
      3.1.4. Order of installation of the piston of the 1st cylinder in compression step VMT
      3.1.5. Cover of a head of cylinders
      3.1.6. The soaking-up collector
      3.1.7. Final collector
      3.1.8. Cam-shaft drive chain covers (M10 engine)
      3.1.9. Chain and asterisks (M10 engine)
      3.1.10. Covers of a gear belt (M20 and M40 engines)
      3.1.11. Gear belt and asterisks of a cam-shaft (M20 and M40 engines)
      3.1.12. Forward epiploons
      3.1.13. Head of cylinders
      3.1.14. Pallet
      3.1.15. Oil pump
      3.1.16. Flywheel (drive plate)
      3.1.17. Back epiploon of the crankshaft
      3.1.18. Engine mount details
   + 3.2. Dismantle and capital repairs 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. Useful tips


3.1.14. Pallet

Removal and installation

1. Merge oil, lift the car and remove the lower guards of the engine.
2. Disconnect hoses and wires from the pallet.
3. Turn off bolts of the viewing hatch.
4. Uncover for access to pallet bolts.
5. On M40 engines turn off bolts and remove the lower section of the pallet, remove laying.
6. Turn off a bolt and get an oil indicator branch pipe. Check a condition of laying of a branch pipe.
7. On M40 engines turn off nuts of side support and raise the engine on a waist.
8. Turn off bolts of fastening of the pallet.
9. Displace the pallet easy blows and remove, clear the consolidation remains, wash out the pallet. Check deformation of the condensed plane.
10. At installation of the pallet apply RTV sealant on places about joints of forward covers with the pallet and the block of cylinders. Replace laying. Tighten bolts in a cross order, since bolts about the middle of the pallet.