You will automatically be sent an e-mail to inform you when someone has reacted to your question. Check condition of tires outer tread surfaces , tread wear pattern; in case of uneven tread wear, perform a wheel alignment if requested. This is why brake fluid should be flushed from the system every two years. Failure to replace these fasteners could cause vehicle damage and personal injury. Oth- bar or rope and switch off the hazard warn- erwise damage to other vehicle parts could ing flashers. Do not rely on the transmission or the emergency brake to keep the car from rolling. Inspection I is normally due at intervals with a maximum of 30,000 miles or 24 months.
Blocks of wood, concrete, bricks, etc. Locking pliers such as the Vise-Grip® are useful because of their tight grip. These are your best buy. Use a funnel to pour the new oil into the engine. One location is on the right front strut tower in the engine compartment arrow , another in the lower left corner of the windshield. For more information on jack stands, see Tools.
When you change to another field or menu, the new setting is applied. Wrap the joint tightly to seal out moisture. Other menu items are displayed. Do not confuse wrench size with bolt diameter. The next best alternative is electrical tape. There are some jobs for which expensive special tools are essential, and not a cost-effective purchase for one-time repair by the do-it-yourself owner. Remove spare tire from tire storage tray.
Common bolt diameters and wrench sizes M5 8 mm M6 10 mm M8 12 mm or 13 mm M10 17 mm M12 19 mm M14 22 mm Spark plug socket. Must be performed at least every two years. Severe injury can result from these things being caught in rotating parts. When replacing or adding brake fluid, use only new fluid from previously unopened containers. For information on transmission codes and applications, see 200 Transmission—General. Use extra care with adjustable wrenches, as they tend to loosen, slip, and damage fasteners. Check condition and function of seat belts.
Therefore, an oil filter wrench is not required. Fluid and lubricant capacities and specifications for E46 cars are listed in Table d. The system will not accept non-existent names and addresses. These are known as torque-to-yield fasteners. Do not tow with sling-type equipment. Remove all neckties, scarfs, loose clothing, or jewelry when working near running engines or power tools. Guys i really need a manual for 325i E90 2010 model.
The jack supplied with the car can only be used at the four side points arrows —just behind the front wheels or just in front of the rear wheels. Electrical testing Many electrical problems can be understood and solved with only a little fundamental knowledge of how electrical circuits function. Adjustment button Display The display shows you the main or subcardinal direction in which you are driving. Check front control arm bushings for damage or wear. Use jack stands that are designed to support the car. Generally, a red warning lamp that comes on during driving should be considered serious.
Copyright © 2006 Robert Bentley, Inc. Do not use these products indoors or near any source of heat, sparks or flame. Castrol is now the supplier of both the mineral based oil used in earlier models and the synthetic based oil used from model year 1999. Repeat the sequence until all the bolts are evenly tightened to the proper specification. Where no specific torque is listed, Table a can be used as a general guide for tightening fasteners. The positive + side of the battery is the original voltage source, and ground is any return path to the negative — side of the battery, whether through the wiring harness or the car body.
Note: first remove hardtop or lower convertible top. If a proper size seal driver is not available, a socket of the right size will do. Grease wheel centering hubs alloy wheels only. Move the controller to the left or right to select the desired frequency range. Watch to make sure that the jack stands do not tip or lean as the car settles on them. If necessary, use a flat board or similar solid object to provide a firm footing. The box-end wrench has better grip on all six sides of a nut or bolt.