BMW 3 Series E30

since 1983-1994 release

Repair and operation of the car

+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engine
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. Exhaust system
- 8. Transmissions
   - 8.1.2. Specifications
      8.1.3. Check point control lever
      8.1.4. Check point epiploons
      8.1.5. Details of fastening of transmission
      8.1.6. Removal and installation of the check point
      8.1.7. Dismantling of the manual transmission
   + 8.2. Automatic transmission
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Running gear
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Useful tips


8.1.4. Check point epiploons


Before replacement of an epiploon (it is found on an oil leak) clean сапун check point which contamination can be the cause of a leak also.


Epiploon of a secondary shaft
1. Lift a forward part of the car.
2. Shoot the exhaust system with parts of cars.
3. Disconnect the driveshaft from the check point and fix. The shaft can be not disconnected from the back bridge.
4. Bend ears of a lock washer and remove a washer. Holding a flange, turn off a nut a face key on 30 with thin walls. Remove a flange a stripper.
5. Carefully to a vypressuyta an epiploon with the help of special adaptation.
6. Installation is carried out upside-down. Press an epiploon a mandrel. Tighten a nut on the fixing structure with the set moment.
Gear shifting rod epiploon
7. Perform the operations specified in points 1, 2, 3. Disconnect draft from a rod for what on early models remove a lock ring and beat out a pin. On late models include the 3rd transfer, take away the sprung plug and beat out a pin.
8. Carefully get an epiploon a special stripper.
9. Installation is carried out upside-down. Press an epiploon a mandrel.
Epiploon of a main shaft of the check point
10. Remove the check point (see subsection 8.1.6).
11. Remove the release bearing (see subsection 9.9).
12. Turn off bolts and remove a sleeve of the bearing and laying. Pay attention to an arrangement of bolts.
13. The screw-driver or a stripper get an epiploon and a mandrel press new, having greased working edges.

14. At assembly replace laying of a sleeve of the release bearing with ZF KPP, grease new laying with sealant. On Getrag KPP the sleeve of the release bearing is established on ring laying or on sealant.