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
   - 8.2. Automatic transmission
      8.2.2. Specifications
      8.2.3. Diagnostics of automatic transmission
      8.2.4. Draft of the selector of transmission
      8.2.5. kick cable - down - the mode
      8.2.6. The blocking backing signal switch/switch
      8.2.7. Removal and installation of transmission
      8.2.8. Epiploons of automatic transmission
      8.2.9. "Automatic machine"
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Running gear
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Useful tips


8.2.5. kick cable - down - the mode


Cables of management of a butterfly valve and automatic transmission

1. Lever of a butterfly valve
2. Throttle branch pipe
3. The cable connecting a butterfly valve and a cam of the block of valves of transmission
4. Cam of the drive of the block of valves of transmission
5. Pedal
6. Cable of a butterfly valve
Shooters – the directions of movement of levers when pressing a pedal of the drive of a butterfly valve.


1. Check adjustment of a cable of a butterfly valve (see subsection 6.16).
2. Check a gap between the limiter and an end face of a carving tip of a cover of a cable. For adjustment release a lock-nut, establish a cover in the necessary situation and tighten a lock-nut.
3. Release a lock-nut (2) kick switches (1) - down - the mode under a pedal of an accelerator and wrap the switch to the full.
4. Press an accelerator pedal to notable resistance, holding a pedal in this situation, unscrew the kick switch - down - the mode to a contact with a pedal and tighten a lock-nut.
5. Check adjustment, having pressed a pedal against the stop in the switch and having checked a gap. If the cable cannot be adjusted thus, then check adjustment of a cable of a butterfly valve, if necessary adjust. Later repeat adjustment of a cable of kick - down - the mode.