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1996 BMW 328I CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT BMW REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Wire Color Code Identification -> Imported Vehicles
Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> 318 & 325 -> Brake Force Regulator, Replace -> Master Cylinder, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

Master Cylinder, Replace

  • Remove brake fluid from master cylinder using suitable syringe.
  • Remove plug and clutch hose, if equipped.
  • Remove fluid reservoir.
  • Remove brake lines.
  • Remove mounting bolts and master cylinder.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Tighte...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

BMW -> Component Locations -> 3 Series (Including M3, Z3, M Coupe & Roadster)
Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> With rear constant velocity joint -> With slide
Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

With slide

Caution: Mark universal joint to drive flange of rear axle. This will eliminate complaints of droning.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove complete exhaust system.
  • Remove heat shield.
  • Unscrew holders for exhaust suspension.
  • Remove clamp.
  • With joint disk, unscrew joint disk on transmission.
  • With universal joint, unscrew universal joint on transmission.
  • Release threaded bush with a suitable tool by a few turns.
  • Unscrew universal joint on final drive.
  • Unscrew center bearing.
  • Kink propeller shaft downwards at center mount and in so doing detach from centering on manual transmission...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

  • Read out stored fault messages with suitable scan tool.
  • Switch off ignition.
  • Disconnect and cover battery ground terminal.
  • Remove suction filter housing.
  • Remove fan clutch.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Drain supply tank for power steering pump if necessary, remove with holder and place to one side. Lines on supply tank for power steering pump remain connected.
  • Remove air hose.
  • Take off cap on connections...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> BMW -> 1992-98 3 Series
Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

Service interval is determined by the service indicator.

  • Obtain the radio anti-theft code prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • On all models except convertible, disengage the two air nozzles (located above the glove compartment) at the top. Position the nozzles straight ahead, then remove the nozzles.
  • On all models, remove the glove compartment retaining screws located at each side. On convertible models, the upper two screws are accessed through the air nozzle opening.
  • Disconnect the glove compartment lamp.
  • Remove the two lower glove ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

BMW -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

The Anti-Lock warning lamp is used to warn of a system fault. It will be lit during engine start-up, but should go out when the self-diagnostic system determines that the system is functioning properly. If the ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove engine cooling fan using pulley holding tool No. 11 5 030, or equivalent. Fan nut has lefthand thread.
  • Remove engine splash guard and heat shields.
  • Drain coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove mounting bolts and upper air duct.
  • Disconnect coolant level sender electrical connector.
  • Disconnect lower coolant, expansion and bleed hos...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

  • Remove fan cowl by lifting out expansion rivets on both sides.
  • Secure fan pulley with suitable securing tool, or equivalent, then remove fan. Fan has lefthand handed threads.
  • Loosen tensioner lock bolts, then turn tensioner with suitable wrench to receive tens...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1996 BMW 328I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Crankshaft Position/RPM Sensor & Washer Pump & Washer Fluid Switch Diagram for 1996 BMW 328I  2.8 L6 GASCrankshaft Position/RPM Sensor & Washer Pump & Washer Fluid Switch Diagram for 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Washer Fluid Level Switch
  • Washer Pump
  • Engine Hood Switch
  • Headlight/Fog Light Washer Pump
  • Crankshaft Position/RPM Sensor
  • Data Link Connector & Power Distribution Box Diagram for 1996 BMW 328I  2.8 L6 GASData Link Connector & Power Distribution Box Diagram for 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Generator
  • Front Power Distribution Box
  • Connector D-100
  • Connector X-2
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 BMW 328I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 BMW 328I  2.8 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Antenna
  • LED
  • Driver Door Handle Switch
  • Anti-Theft Control Module
  • Trunk Light Switch
  • 1996 BMW 328I  2.8 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper/Washer Switch
  • Washer Pump
  • Wiper Motor
  • Wiper/Washer Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 BMW 328I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 BMW 328I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1996 BMW 328I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1996 BMW 328I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1996 BMW 328I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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