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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported BMW 323IC cars and light trucks from 1990+

BMW -> Automatic Temperature Control System Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C System Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests: 528i & 540i -> Diagnostic Tests: M Coupe, M Roadster, M3, Z3, 318i, 318ti, 323i, 323iC, 323is, 328i, 328iC & 328is -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 01: Right Temperature Control Wheel -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 04: Right Heater Sensor -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 07: Evaporator Sensor -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 10: Outside Sensor -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 13-Interior Sensor -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 13: Interior Sensor -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 16-Interior Sensor Blower -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 16: Interior Sensor Blower -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 25: Left Temperature Control Wheel -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 28: Left Heater Sensor -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 31: Air Flow Control Wheel -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 34: Mixing Air Control Wheel -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 38: Auxiliary Water Pump Relay -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 40: Left Water Valve -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 44: A/C Compressor Signal Or Auxiliary Fan Relay -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 44: A/C Relay/Auxiliary Fan Relay -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 46: Right Water Valve -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 47: A/C Signal To DME Control Unit -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 48: Rear Window Defroster -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 48: Rear Window Defroster Relay -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 52: Fresh Air Flap Motor -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 55: Air Recirculation Flap Motor -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 56: AUC Signal -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 61: Mixing Air Flap Motor -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 92: Terminal 50 On Longer Than 3 Minutes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 94: Dependent Heating/Independent Ventilation -> Diagnostic Trouble Code 94: Independent Heating/Independent Ventilation -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation
Vehicle: 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

The automatic climate control unit is capable of detecting system malfunctions and storing a related diagnostic trouble code. These diagnostic trouble codes may be read from control unit memory using the BMW service tester, or equivalent. Follow manufacturer's instructions to display diagnostic trouble codes.

The display "current defect" indicates that the malfunction currently exists. If a "current defect" applies to the temperature sensors or control wheels, a substitute value provided by the control unit is used. T...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported BMW 323IC cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Precautions -> Battery Ground Cable
Vehicle: 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Battery Ground Cable

Prior to service, dis...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported BMW 323IC cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

BMW -> Component Locations -> 3 Series (Including M3, Z3, M Coupe & Roadster)
Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported BMW 323IC cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> w/Rear Constant-Velocity Joint -> With Slide
Vehicle: 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

w/Rear Constant-Velocity Joint

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove exhaust system and heat shield.
  • Remove mounting bolts and exhaust suspension frame.
  • Remove transmission joint disk mounting nuts.
  • Remove mounting nuts and differential final drive flange constant-velocity joint.
  • Remove center bearing mounting bolts. Do not allow propeller shaft to fall into joints.
  • Bend propeller shaft downward at center mount and disconnect transmission or constant-velocity joint centering pin.
  • Protect constant-velocity joint with suitable transport cap.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the followi...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported BMW 323IC cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle
  • Remove mounting bolts and front axle support reinforcement plate.
  • Lower transmission approximately 0.2 inch.
  • Remove vacuum tank from exhaust flap, as required.
  • Disconnect fuel line clips.
  • Disconnect Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor.
  • Remove nuts and disconnect starter motor electrical connectors.
  • Remove mounting bolts and starter motor.
  • Re...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported BMW 323IC cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> BMW -> 1999-2005 3 Series & 2006 M3 & 325C Series
Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Service interval is determined by the service indicator.

  • Open the hood.
  • Turn the three cabin air filter cover retainers 1/4 turn.
  • Remove the cabin air filter cover.
  • Rotate the cabin filter cover retainers 45°, then ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported BMW 323IC cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

BMW -> Service Indicator Cluster ->
Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 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 BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported BMW 323IC cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Inlet

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

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported BMW 323IC cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 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 BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most BMW 323IC cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Oil Temperature Sensor Diagram for 1999 BMW 323IC  2.5 L6 GASOil Temperature Sensor Diagram for 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Oil Temperature Sensor
  • Connector X-6238
  • Connector B-6238
  • Camshaft Position Sensor Diagram for 1998 BMW 323IC  2.5 L6 GASCamshaft Position Sensor Diagram for 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Camshaft Position Sensor No.1
  • Connector B-6214
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most BMW 323IC cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 BMW 323IC  2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Interior Lights
  • Power Windows
  • Body Electronics Control Module
  • ZKE Door Lock Heating
  • ZKE Central Locking
  • 1998 BMW 323IC  2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Automatic Transmission Range Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most BMW 323IC cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RADIATOR CAP TEST ADAPTER
    Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Document: POLISHING OUT PAINT SURFACE IMPERFECTIONS
    Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR BMW 323IC AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most BMW 323IC 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 BMW 323IC 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 BMW 323IC 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 BMW 323IC 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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