Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

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BMW Installation Instructions

All work is described and shown as for left-hand-drive cars.

Tools required:

Torque wrench (80 Nm)
1/2 ” socket insert, 22 mm across jaws
Extension for 1/2″ socket wrench
1/2″ ratchet
Knife
Tape measure
Car’s tool kit

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Detach negative lead from battery.

Carefully lift out the BMW badge using a small screw­ driver.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Unscrew nut (1).

Remove nut and corrugated washer.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Mark position of steering wheel relative to steering col­umn.

Note:

The steering wheel can only be removed with the steer­ ing lock disengaged.

When installing:

Before attaching the steering wheel, make sure that the turn indicator lever is in the of f (straight-ahead) position. Tightening torque 75 … 85 Nm.

Renew self-locking nut.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Remove screws.

Remove instrument panel trim.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

On cars with headlight beam adjuster: Lift out trim (1) with a small screwdriver.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Pull both bulb holders out of the retaining plate.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Remove screws.

Remove headlight beam adjuster.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Remove bottom section of steering column trim.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Remove screws (1) and (2).

Remove switch (3) (cruise-control speed selector). Remove switch (4) (windshield washer).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Disconnect plug connection (1). Cut open cable strap.

Remove windshield washer switch with wiring harness.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Install windshield washer switch from installation kit with screws (1) and (2) together with switch (3) and earth (ground) cable (4).

Screw (1) = M 5 x 10 mm
Screw (2) = M 5 x 15 mm

Both lugs of the cruise-control speed selector switch must engage in holes (5) and (6).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Connect plugs (1) and (2) and secure to steering column. Secure wiring harness with cable straps (3) and (4).

Re-install bottom section of steering column trim, head­ light beam adjuster and instrument panel trim.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Lift cover hood off instrument holder.

Pull off control unit (1) and replace with control unit (2) from installation kit.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Disconnect plugs (1) and (2). Pull of f water hose (3).

Remove plastic screw (4). Remove windshield washer tank.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Remove foam rubber (1) from the standard washer tank and attach to the shaded surface (2) of the new washer tank with adhesive.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Install all 3 washer pumps in the new washer tank as fol­ lows.

Insert rubber seating ring (1) in the washer tank. Moisten the suction pipe (3) with water and push it fully into the rubber seating ring.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Install the rubber seating ring (1) in the washer tank. Push the level switch fully into the rubber seating ring.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Note:

Edges (1) and (2) must face each other.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

A ttach sheet-metal nut (1) to rib (2).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Secure control unit (1) to washer tank with screw (2).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Turn the catches through 90 degrees. Remove cover (1) at left and right.

When installing:

Make sure that the intake air hose (2) is correctly seated. Fuel-injection engines – on left side.

Carburettor engines – on right side.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Pull off rubber strip (1). Detach clips (2).

Remove screws (3). Take off grille trim.

Remove right grille section in the same way as the left grille section.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Pull of f end caps (1). Disconnect plugs (2). (Applies to all 4 headlights).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Remove screws and headlight holders at left and right.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Run the additional cable from the installation kit along the existing wiring harness and secure with cable straps. Secure earth (ground) cable (1) to the central earthing (grounding) point.

Connect plug (2) to tied-back socket (3) of the wiring har­ness for the left dipped (low) beam headlight.

Install check valve (4) in the hose at distance A = 190 mm.

Install the hose with the additional wiring harness at dis­ tance B = 160 mm.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Note correct direction of flow at the check valve (see ar­ row).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Open the existing cable straps. Push levers (1) and (2) together. Push back cable strap (3).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Remove trim rings from all headlights.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

The trim rings are stamped with numbers as follows:

01 = Left low-beam headlight
02 = Right low-beam headlight
03 = Left high-beam headlight
04 = Right high-beam headlight

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Fit new trim rings from installation kit to headlights.

Note:

The projections (1) must extend through slot (2) on the headlight trim ring.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Attach retaining plates to headlight holders with nuts and bolts.

L = Left headlight holder
R = Right headlight holder

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Secure wiper motor with toothed washer and nut to re­ taining plate.

Important:

Fit the toothed washer between the wiper motor and re­ taining plate.

Note wiper motor markings (R = right, L = left).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Attach protective caps to shaft at left and right.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Cut water hose (4) at distance (A).

Connect water hose (1) to water hose (4) with check valve (2) and T-piece (3).

A = 270 mm
B = 190 mm
C = 360 mm
D = 170 mm

Note correct direction of flow at check valve.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Run the water hose with the additional wiring harness (2) along the existing wilter hose to project by A = 120 mm, and secure.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Run the water hose along the existing hose in the engine compartment to the spray jets and secure with twin re­ taining clips (1).

Remove retaining clips (2).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Install headlights on car body with screws.

Install the right headlights in the same way as the left headlights.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Insert the water hose through the hole in the headlight holder.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Insert spray jet (1) in left and right grille sections. Connect water hose to spray jet.

Install the grille sections, at the same time pulling the water hose back into the engine compartment.

Secure the radiator grille sections with screws and clips.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Install wiper arms (1) with wiper blades (2) and nuts (3). Place the protective cap (4) over the nut (3).

Re-fit rubber strip to radiator grille.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Connect plug (1) from wiper motor to plug (2) from the ad· ditional wiring harness at left and right.

Install the rear headlight covers.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Connect cable plug (1) from the additional cable to plug (2) from the standard wiring harness.

Cable colours:

brown/black and violet/black.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Attach water hose (2). Connect cable plug (1).

Cable colours:

blue and brown.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Insert water tank and secure with plastic screw (1).

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Connect plug to windshield washer pump.

Cable colours:

violet/black and brown/black. Connect plug to level sensor.

Connect water hoses to the windshield-washer and in­ tensive-cleaner pumps.

Connect plug to intensive cleaner pump.

Cable colours:

violet/black and brown/grey.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Cut intensive-cleaner hose (1) to length and connect valve (2).

Cut hose (3) to length, connect to valve (2) and install the left spray jet hose with T-piece (4).

Cut hose (5) to length, connect to valve (2) and install in right spray jet hose with T-piece (6).

Secure hoses.

Connect earth (ground) cable to battery. Fill both water tanks with cleaning f luid.

Check headlight beam adjustment and correct if neces­ sary.

Checking operation: turn the ignition key the position I and switch on the parking lights. After switching the windshield washer system on, the headlight cleaning sy­ stem must run for app. 5 seconds before switching itself off. Check wiper blade adjustment while the system is running. The headlight cleaning system can only be oper­ ated again after a period of app. 30 seconds has elapsed.

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Installation kit for headlight cleaning system BMW 3 Series (E30) (not Convertible)

Adjust aim of spray jets as illustrated.

A = 30 mm
B = 15 mm

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