BMW 3 Service Manual Covers 318i 325 325e 325es 325i 325is 325i

BMW 3 Series (E30) 1984 – 1990 Bentley Service Manual Covers 318i 325 325e 325es 325i 325is 325i Convertible.

Please note: This manual DOES NOT cover the 318i with M40 engine, 318is with M42 engine, 320i with M20 2.0-litre six cylinder engine, or the M3 with S14 engine.

Engines covered:

  • 1.8 Litre 4 Cylinder (M10B18)
  • 2.7 Litre 6 Cylinder (M20B27)
  • 2.5 Litre 6 Cylinder (M20B25)

Transmissions Covered:

  • Getrag 240 (4 Cylinder Cars)
  • Getrag 260 (6 Cylinder Cars)


For the BMW owner with basic mechanical skills and for independent auto service professionals, this manual includes many of the specifications and procedures that were available in an authorized BMW dealer service department as this manual went to press. The BMW owner with no intention of working on his or her car will find that owning and referring to this manual will make it possible to be better informed and to more knowledgeably discuss repairs with a professional automotive technician.

The BMW owner intending to do maintenance and repair should have screwdrivers, a set of metric wrenches and sockets, and metric Allen and Torx wrenches, since these basic hand tools are needed for most of the work described in this manual. Many procedures will also require a torque wrench to ensure that fasteners are tightened properly and in accordance with specifications. Additional information on basic tools and other tips can be found in 1 Fundamentals. In some cases, the text refers to special tools that are recommended or required to accomplish adjustments or repairs. These tools are usually identified by their BMW special tool number and illustrated.


  • Fundamentals
  • Lubrication and Maintenance
  • Engine Management-Driveability
  • Engine
  • Ignition
  • Fuel System
  • Cooling System
  • Exhaust System and Emission Controls
  • Manual Transmission and Clutch
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Driveshaft and Final Drive
  • Brakes
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Body and Interior
  • Electrical System

Whether you’re a professional technician or a do-it-yourself BMW owner, this manual will help you understand, maintain, and repair every system on 3 Series cars.

Language: English
File: PDF
Size: 159.1 Mb
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