2006 BMW 3 Series Owner's Manual

2006 BMW 3 Series owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
BMW
Model:
3 Series
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
4.23 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
3
Contents
5
Notes
6
Using this Owner's Manual
6
Symbols used
6
The individual vehicle
7
Editorial notice
7
For your own safety
7
Service and warranty
8
Reporting Safety Defects
8
Cockpit
12
Around the steering wheel: controls and displays
12
Instrument cluster
14
Indicator and warning lamps
15
Around the center console: controls and displays
16
Opening and closing
20
Keys/remote controls
20
Personal Profile
21
Central locking system
21
Opening and closing: from outside
22
Opening and closing: from inside
24
Tailgate
25
Alarm system*
27
Convenient access*
28
Windows
29
Panorama glass roof*
30
Adjustments
33
Sitting safely
33
Seats
33
Head restraints
35
Heated seats*
36
Seat and mirror memory*
36
Safety belts
38
Mirrors
38
Steering wheel
40
Transporting children safely
41
The right place for children
41
Installing child-restraint systems
41
On journeys
43
Driving
44
Ignition lock
44
Start/stop button
44
Starting the engine
45
Switching off the engine
45
Handbrake
46
Manual transmission
46
Automatic transmission with Steptronic*
46
Turn signals/ headlamp flasher
48
Wiper system
49
Washer fluid
50
Cruise control*
50
Active cruise control*
52
Everything under control
59
Odometer, outside temperature display, clock
59
Tachometer
59
Coolant temperature
59
Energy Control
60
Fuel gauge
60
Computer
60
Settings and information
61
Formats and units of measure
62
Service requirements
63
Clock
64
Date
65
Check Control
65
Technology for driving comfort and safety
67
PDC Park Distance Control*
67
Driving stability control systems
68
Drive-off assistant
71
Flat Tire Monitor FTM
71
Active steering*
72
Brake Force Display*
73
Airbags
73
Lamps
76
Parking lamps/low beams
76
Adaptive Head Light*
77
High beams/roadside parking lamps
78
Fog lamps*
78
Instrument lighting
78
Interior lamps
79
Climate
80
Air conditioner
81
Automatic climate control*
83
Practical interior accessories
86
Integrated universal remote control*
86
Interior rearview mirror with digital compass*
87
Roller sun blinds*
88
Glove compartment
89
Center armrest
89
Storage compartments inside the vehicle
90
Cup holders
90
Ashtray, front
90
Ashtray, rear
91
Connecting electrical appliances
91
Cargo area
92
Storage compartments in the cargo area
93
Lashing eyes
94
Ski bag*
94
Things to remember when driving
98
Break-in period
98
General driving notes
98
Cargo loading
100
Roof-mounted luggage rack*
101
Refueling
106
Gas cap
106
Fuel specifications
107
Wheels and tires
108
Tire inflation pressures
108
Tire identification marks
110
Tire condition
111
Run-Flat Tires
112
New wheels and tires
112
Snow chains*
113
Under the hood
114
Hood
114
Important parts of the engine compartment
115
Engine oil
115
Coolant
117
Brake system
117
Maintenance
119
BMW Maintenance System
119
Socket for On-Board Diagnosis OBD
120
Exhaust emission values
120
Replacing components
121
Onboard tool kit
121
Wiper blades
121
Lamps and bulbs
121
Changing wheels
125
Vehicle battery
125
Fuses
126
Giving and receiving assistance
127
Emergency calling*
127
Roadside Assistance
127
First aid pouch*
127
Warning triangle*
128
Jump starting
128
Tow-starting, towing away
129
Indicator and warning lamps
132
Technical data
144
Engine data
144
Dimensions
145
Weights
146
Capacities
147
Keywords A-Z
148
Index
148

FAQ about the 2006 BMW 3 Series Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2006 BMW 3 Series Owners Manual?

The BMW 3 Series owner manual for the 2006 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW 3 Series year 2006 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2006 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW 3 Series (2006) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2006 is available in English.

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