2004 BMW 3 Series Owner's Manual

2004 BMW 3 Series owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
BMW
Model:
3 Series
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.76 MB

Table of Contents

Notes
4
About this Owner's Manual
4
Additional sources of information
4
Symbols used
4
Your individual vehicle
5
Status at time of printing
5
For your own safety
5
Service and warranty
7
Reporting safety defects
7
Contents
8
Cockpit
14
Cockpit
14
Instrument cluster
16
Indicator and warning lamps
18
Buttons in steering wheel
22
Hazard warning triangle
23
First-aid kit
23
Refueling
24
Fuel specifications
25
Tire inflation pressure
25
Opening and closing
32
Keys
32
Central locking system
32
Opening and closing – via the remote control
33
Opening and closing – via the door lock
36
Opening and closing – from the inside
37
Luggage compartment lid
38
Luggage compartment
40
Alarm system
41
Electric power windows
43
Glass sunroof, electric
44
To adjust
47
Safe seating position
47
Seats
48
Manual seat adjustment
48
Power seat adjustment
50
Lumbar support
50
Head restraints
51
Safety belts
51
Seat and mirror memory
53
Seat heating
54
Steering wheel
55
Mirrors
55
Passenger safety systems
57
Airbags
57
Transporting children safely
60
Vehicle Memory, Key Memory
64
Driving
65
Ignition lock
65
Starting the engine
65
Switching off the engine
67
Parking brake
67
Manual transmission
68
Sequential manual gearbox SMG
69
Automatic transmission with Steptronic
73
Turn signal indicator/Headlamp flasher
76
Washer/wiper system/
77
Cruise control
78
Everything under control
80
Odometer
80
Tachometer
80
Energy control
80
Fuel gauge
81
Engine coolant temperature gauge
81
Service interval display
82
Check Control
82
Clock
83
Computer
84
Technology for safety and driving convenience
86
Park Distance Control (PDC)
86
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
87
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) – 325xi, 330xi
89
Hill Descent Control (
91
Flat Tire Monitor
92
Brake force display
93
Lamps
94
Parking lamps/Low beams
94
Instrument lighting
95
High beams/Standing lamps
95
Fog lamps
96
Interior lamps
96
Controlling the climate for pleasant driving
98
Air conditioning
98
Automatic climate control
102
Roller sun blind
106
Interior conveniences
107
Premium sound system
107
Glove compartment
107
Storage compartments
108
Cellular phone
110
Ashtray, front
110
Ashtray, rear
111
Loading and transporting
112
Through-loading system
112
Ski bag
113
Cargo loading
114
Roof-mounted luggage rack
117
Special operating instructions
120
Break-in procedures
120
General driving notes
121
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
121
Brake system
122
Wheels and tires
124
Tire inflation pressure
124
Tire condition
124
Tire replacement
125
Wheel and tire combinations
127
Winter tires
127
In the engine compartment
129
Hood
129
Engine compartment essentials
130
Washer fluids
132
Engine oil
132
Coolant
134
Brake fluid
134
Maintenance
136
The BMW Maintenance System
136
Laws and regulations
138
California Proposition 65 warning
138
OBD interface socket
138
Replacement procedures
142
Onboard tool kit
142
Windshield wiper blades
142
Lamps and bulbs
143
Changing a wheel
147
Run Flat tires
150
Battery
151
Fuses
151
Giving and receiving assistance
152
Receiving assistance
152
Jump-starting
153
Towing the vehicle
154
Engine data
160
Engine data
160
Dimensions
161
Weights
162
Capacities
163
Everything from A to Z
166

FAQ about the 2004 BMW 3 Series Manual

What contains the 2004 3 Series manual?

The BMW 3 Series owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW 3 Series. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a BMW 3 Series 2004 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW 3 Series owners can do
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2004 BMW 3 Series Owners Manual?

The BMW 3 Series owner manual for the 2004 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW 3 Series year 2004 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2004 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW 3 Series (2004) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2004 is available in English.

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