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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

    BMW -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Compressor, Replace -> 3 Series -> 7 & 8 Series
    Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

    3 Series
    • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
    • Disconnect wiring harness to compressor at connector on frame rail.
    • Disconnect refrigerant lines at compressor, then plug lines and open ports.
    • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove splash pan.
    • Remove drive belt.
    • Remove mount bolts and lower compressor from vehicle.
    • ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Description -> Hydraulic Booster System -> Vacuum Booster System
    Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

    Hydraulic Booster System

    The H-31 hydraulic system, Fig. , incorporates a power flow regulator which diverts a small flow of fluid from the power steering operating circuit for the power assisted brake system. It charges the hydraulic reservoir in a high pressure range without impairing the function of power steering. The pressurized hydraulic oil volume is supplied to the booster for the sake of power assistance and is applied by operating the connected standard tandem master cylinder. Should the power steering pump fail, the hydraulic reservoir has sufficient reserve pressure to pe...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

    BMW -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except X3 & Z4 -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Models w/Fitting Or Union Bolt Connection -> Models w/Fuel Hose Connection -> Removal & Installation
    Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

    Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

    After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while it relearns its adaptive strategy.

    Fuel System Pressure Relief

    • Obtain the vehicle owner's radio theft protection code.
    • Remove the fuel pump relay(s).
    • Start the engine and allow it to stall.
    • Crank engine for 10 seconds to ensure the fuel pressure has been...

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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 -> Service Indicator Cluster ->
    Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

    The service indicator cluster is used indicate when periodic maintenance is required. The service indicator consists of one yellow, five green and three red Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), with the inscriptions "Oil Service" and "Inspection." When the ignition switch is turned to the On position, as many as five green LEDs will be illuminated.

    The green LEDs will go out when the engine is started. If the yellow LED and one of the inscriptions illuminates with the ignition switch in the On position, and remain on after the engine has started, service the maintenance inscription indicated immediately. ...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 BMW 328I AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heater core and remove hose.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heater valve and remove hose.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outl...

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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+.

    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
  • Engine Compartment Relays Diagram for 1996 BMW 328I  2.8 L6 GASEngine Compartment Relays Diagram for 1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Defogger Relay
  • Horn Relay
  • ABS Relay
  • Blower Relay
  • Engine Control Module Relay
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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:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • High Level Stop Light
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Brake Light Switch
  • Slip Control Module
  • 1996 BMW 328I  2.8 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 BMW 328I 2.8 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Trunk Lid Switch
  • Front Dome Light/MAP Reading Assembly
  • Body Electronic Control Module
  • RH Truck Compartment Light
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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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