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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+

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1998-2000 -> System Inspection -> Compressor -> Condenser -> Evaporator -> Receiver-Drier/Accumulator -> Refrigerant Line Restrictions -> Thermostatic Expansion Valve
Vehicle: 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

While a detailed diagnostic procedure for all air conditioning systems would be impractical due to the many variations in construction and operation, there are three fundamental components of a total diagnosis:

  • Refrigerant systems must have an adequate, but not excessive charge.
  • Determination must be made whether the refrigerant system is governed by a cycling clutch compressor or by valves which control evaporator pressure.
  • The air distribution system (blower motor, switches, vacuum lines and air ducts) must be operational before checking the ...

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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+.

Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> 323Ci, 325, 328Ci & 330 & 2000 323i & 328i & 1999 323i & 328i Sedans -> 740 & 750 -> Hydraulic Power Flow Regulator, Replace -> M3, Z3, 318, 325, 328 & 330 -> M5, 525, 528, 530 & 540 -> Power Brake Booster, Replace -> X5 -> Z3, 318, 323is & 328is & 1998-99 M3, 328i & 1998 323i & 1999 323i & 328i Convertibles
Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Hydraulic Power Flow Regulator, Replace
  • With engine off, discharge hydraulic reservoir by operating brake pedal approximately 20 times with same force required for full stop braking action.
  • Disconnect circulating pressure warning and hydraulic pressure switches electrical connectors.
  • Disconnect power flow regulator hydraulic lines.
  • Remove mounting bolts and power flow regulator.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Ensure all connections and pipes are free from dirt.
    • Tighten mounting nuts and bolts to specifications.
Power Brake Booster, Replace
M3, Z3, 318, 325, ...

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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+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Rear
Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Rear

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove rear exhaust pipe.
  • Disconnect stabilizer from rear axle carrier and tilt down.
  • Remove axle nut.
  • Remove mounting bolts and remove halfshaft from diff...

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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+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

  • Read out stored fault messages with a 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.
  • Disconnect alternator connector.
  • Remove nut and disconnect batt...

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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 Interval Indicator -> 3 Series & M3 -> Interval Indicator -> Less Underhood Diagnostic Connector -> Oil Service -> With Underhood Diagnostic Connector
Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Less Underhood Diagnostic Connector

On these models the SII reset tool cannot be used. Resetting is possible using the instrument cluster trip odometer reset button. Proceed as follows:

  • Turn ignition Off.
  • Press and hold trip odometer reset button, then turn ignition to "1" (Accessory).
  • Keep odometer reset button depressed for approximately five more seconds until any of following words appear in display: "Oil Service" or "Inspection" with "Reset" or "Re."
  • On models equipped with high cluster, remaining amount of fuel in liters until next service is displayed should appear.
  • On all models, depress ...

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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+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water inlet and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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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: 1999 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+.

Right Hand Side of Engine Diagram for 1999 BMW 323IC  2.5 L6 GASRight Hand Side of Engine Diagram for 1999 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Plug Connector
  • Connector B-62101
  • Connector X-62101
  • 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
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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:
  • Driver's Door Jamb Switch
  • Anti Theft Control Module
  • Passenger's Door Jamb Switch
  • Body Electronics Control Module
  • 1998 BMW 323IC  2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • LH Rear Power Window Switch
  • RH Rear Power Window 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: TRANSMISSION FAILURES DUE TO IMPROPER INSTALLATION
    Vehicle: 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: REFILLING COOLANT SYSTEMS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1998 BMW 323IC 2.5 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Cooling, Water Pump, Drive Belts, Pulleys
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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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