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BMW 318i/318is/318ti 1984-1999 Workshop Repair & Service Manual

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Complete digital official shop manual contains service, maintenance, and troubleshooting information for the 1984-1999 BMW 318i, 318is, 318ti. Diagnostic and repair procedures are covered in great detail to repair, maintain, rebuild, refurbish or restore your vehicle like a professional mechanic in local service/repair workshop. This cost-effective quality manual is 100% complete and intact as should be without any missing pages. It is the same factory shop manual used by dealers that guaranteed to be fully functional to save your precious time.

This manual for 1984-1999 BMW 318i, 318is, 318ti is divided into different sections. Each section covers a specific component or system and, in addition to the standard service procedures, includes disassembling, inspecting, and assembling instructions. A table of contents is placed at the beginning of each section. Pages are easily found by category, and each page is expandable for great detail. It is in the cross-platform PDF document format so that it works like a charm on all kinds of devices. You do not need to be skilled with a computer to use the manual.

BMW 318i 1984-1985 1991-1998
BMW 318is 1991-1997
BMW 318ti 1995-1999

1996-99 ENGINE Repair – 4 Cyl. (M44)
Fig. 34: Removing Spark-Plug Connectors
Loosen the ignition lead and remove it with the cable duct.
Fig. 35: Loosening Ignition Lead
Pull off the hose for the engine breather.
Unscrew cover bolts and remove cylinder head cover.
Fig. 36: Locating Cylinder Head Cover Bolts
NOTE: Cylinder head cover is separated from cylinder head by rubber mounts and seals to insulate it from vibration.
Carefully note arrangement of cover retaining fixture.
1. Cap screw
2. Washer
3. Rubber mount
Fig. 37: Identifying Arrangement Of Cover Retaining Fixture
Check cylinder-head-cover seal and replace if necessary.
Pre-install cylinder-head-cover seal at cylinder head cover.
Fig. 38: Identifying Cylinder-Head-Cover Gasket
Clean gasket residue from sealing surfaces.
Coat contact surfaces of joint with Drei Bond 1209.
Fig. 39: Locating Gasket Sealing Surfaces (1 Of 2)
Clean gasket residue from sealing surfaces.
Apply a thin, uniform bead of Drei Bond 1209 sealing agent to transition area of half-moon sections.
Fig. 40: Locating Gasket Sealing Surfaces (2 Of 2)
CAUTION: The oil feed of the spray lead is sealed with a sealing ring.
Check/replace sealing ring.
Preassemble the sealing ring to the oil feed.
Fig. 41: Locating Oil Feed Sealing Ring
When installing cylinder head cover, make sure that cylinder head cover seal is correctly seated on rear side of cylinder head.
Install cover bolts and align cylinder head cover. Hand-tighten all cover bolts without preload. Tighten cap screws crosswise from inside to outside.
Tightening torque, refer to 11 12 11AZ in ENGINE – TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS (M44)
Fig. 42: Locating Cylinder Head Cover Gasket
Remove suction-filter housing with air-mass sensor.
Remove gear-case cover, top, refer to 11 14 100 Removing and installing, sealing or replacing timing case cover at top (M44)
Remove all spark plugs.
Drain coolant from engine block.
Replace sealing ring.
Tightening torque, refer to 11 11 5AZ in ENGINE – TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS (M44)
Fig. 43: Locating Coolant Drain Plug
Remove exhaust pipe from exhaust manifold.
Remove lower section of manifold, refer to 11 61 044
Remove the hydraulic chain tensioner, refer to 11 31 091
Release water hose from rear branch flange.
Disconnect heater feed and return hoses.
Removal of cylinder head is described separately from installation. Assembly sequence for removal and installation is different.
Turn central screw to rotate crankshaft in normal direction of rotation until piston of first cylinder is at firing TDC.