2008 BMW M3 Owner's Manual

2008 BMW M3 owners manual
Year:
2008
Make:
BMW
Model:
M3
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
4.52 MB

Table of Contents

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
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
Remote control
20
Personal Profile
20
Central locking system
21
Opening and closing: Using the remote control
21
Opening and closing: Using the door lock
23
Opening and closing: From inside
24
Luggage compartment lid
25
Alarm system*
26
Convenient access*
27
Windows
29
Glass roof*, electric
30
Adjustments
32
Sitting safely
32
Seats
32
Head restraints
34
Heated seats*
35
Seat and mirror memory
35
Safety belts
36
Mirrors
37
Steering wheel
38
Transporting children safely
40
The right place for children
40
Installing child-restraint systems
40
LATCH child-restraint fixing system
41
On journeys
42
Driving
43
Ignition lock
43
Start/stop button
43
Starting the engine
44
Switching off the engine
44
Parking brake
45
Manual transmission
45
M dual clutch transmission with Drivelogic*
46
M Engine Dynamics Control
51
Turn signals/ headlamp flasher
52
Wiper system
53
Washer fluid
54
Cruise control
54
Everything under control
56
Odometer, outside temperature display, clock
56
Tachometer
56
Coolant temperature
57
Engine oil temperature
57
Fuel gauge
57
Computer
57
Settings and information
58
Formats and units of measure
59
Service requirements
60
Clock
61
Date
61
Check Control
62
Technology for driving comfort and safety
64
Park Distance Control PDC*
64
Driving stability control systems
64
Electronic Damper Control EDC*
65
Drive-off assistant
66
Flat Tire Monitor FTM*
66
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM*
67
Servotronic
69
Brake Force Display
69
Airbags
69
Lamps
72
Parking lamps/low beams
72
Adaptive Head Light*
74
High beams/roadside parking lamps
74
Instrument lighting
74
Interior lamps
75
Climate
76
Automatic climate control
77
Practical interior accessories
80
Integrated universal remote control*
80
Digital compass*
82
Roller sun blinds*
83
Glove compartment
83
Center armrest
84
Storage compartments inside the vehicle
85
Cup holders
85
Ashtray, front
85
Ashtray, rear
86
Connecting electrical appliances
86
Through-loading system*
87
Storage compartments inside the cargo bay
88
Folding up the floor panel
88
Lashing eyes
88
Ski bag*
89
Things to remember when driving
92
Break-in period
92
General driving notes
92
Cargo loading
94
Roof-mounted luggage rack*
95
BMW M3 engineering
97
High performance V8 engine
97
Compound brake
97
Drive train
97
Driving on a race track
98
Refueling
102
Fuel filler door
102
Fuel specifications
102
Wheels and tires
104
Tire inflation pressures
104
Tire identification marks
106
Tire condition
107
New wheels and tires
107
Snow chains*
109
Under the hood
110
Hood
110
Important parts of the engine compartment
111
Engine oil
111
Coolant
113
Maintenance
115
BMW Maintenance System
115
Socket for On-Board Diagnosis OBD
116
Care
117
Care products
117
Exterior care
117
Interior care
119
Vehicle storage
120
Replacing components
121
Onboard tool kit
121
Wiper blades
121
Lamps and bulbs
121
Repairing a flat tire with the M Mobility System
124
Changing wheels
126
Vehicle battery
126
Fuses
127
Giving and receiving assistance
128
Emergency Request*
128
Roadside Assistance
128
First aid pouch*
129
Warning triangle*
129
Jump starting
129
Tow-starting, towing away
130
Indicator and warning lamps
133
Technical data
144
Engine data
144
Dimensions
145
Weights
146
Capacities
147
Everything from A to Z
148
Index
148

FAQ about the 2008 BMW M3 Manual

What contains the 2008 M3 manual?

The BMW M3 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW M3. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a BMW M3 2008 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW M3 owners can do
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2008 BMW M3 Owners Manual?

The BMW M3 owner manual for the 2008 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW M3 year 2008 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2008 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW M3 (2008) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2008 is available in English.

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