BMW 3 Series E30

since 1983-1994 release

Repair and operation of the car



BMW E30
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engine
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. Exhaust system
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Coupling
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Running gear
- 12. Body
   12.2. Vinyl finishing
   12.3. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   12.4. Repair of considerable damages of a body
   12.5. Loops and locks
   12.6. Windshield and motionless glasses
   12.7. Forward lattice
   12.8. Cowl
   12.9. Bumpers
   12:10. Internal panel of a door
   12:11. Door
   12:12. Cover luggage carrier / cover of a back compartment
   12:13. Door lock, drum switch of the lock and door handles
   12:14. Door glass
   12:15. Window regulator
   12:16. External mirror
   12:17. Casing of a steering column
   12:18. Seats
   12:19. Check of seat belts
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Useful tips



12.2. Vinyl finishing

GENERAL INFORMATION

Never clear vinyl finishing with the help by detergents, the caustic soap or cleaners on the basis of kerosene. Simple soap, and water work just perfectly, and a soft brush it is possible to remove old dirt easily. Wash vinyl finishing also often, as well as all car.

After cleaning use of high-quality protective equipment for rubber and vinyl surfaces will help to avoid oxidation and emergence of cracks. The protectant can also is put on a sealant of glasses, vacuum highways and rubber hoses which often fail as a result of chemical destruction, and also on tires.

Upholstery and rugs

Each three months remove rugs and clear the car inside (if it is necessary, do it more often). The vacuum cleaner clear an upholstery and rugs to remove the remained dirt and dust.

The leather upholstery requires special attention. Spots need to be deleted with warm water and very soft soap solution. Use pure rags to remove soap, and then again wipe an upholstery with a dry rag. Never use alcohol, gasoline, liquid for removal of a varnish or a thinner for cleaning of a leather upholstery.

After cleaning regularly process a leather upholstery special wax. Never use automobile wax for polishing of a leather upholstery.

Where the interior of the car is affected by sunshine, close leather seats sheets if the car is left in the sun during any time.