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BMW 3 Series (F30, F31, F34)
Service Manual:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

320i, 328i, 328d, 335i, including xDrive

by Bentley Publishers

Hardcover, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
1,078 pages
1,546 photos, illustrations and diagrams
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1752-7
Price: $189.95

BMW 3 Series (F30, F31, F34) 2012-2015 Repair Manual

The BMW 3 Series (F30, F31, F34) Service Manual: 2012-2015 contains in-depth maintenance, service and repair information for the BMW 3 Series from 2012 to 2015. The aim throughout has been simplicity and clarity, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures and accurate specifications. Whether you're a professional or a do-it-yourself BMW owner, this manual helps you understand, care for and repair your 3 Series.

Click here to view a selection of excerpts from the maintenance section from this manual, including:

The do-it-yourself BMW owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair information. Even if you have no intention of working on your vehicle, you will find that reading and owning this manual makes it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.


  • Maintenance procedures from changing the cabin microfilter to replacing and registering a new battery. This manual tells you what to do and how and when to do it.
  • Front-to-rear fluid and lubricant service, including xDrive transfer case fluid and ATF.
  • Cylinder head cover gasket and crankshaft seal replacement.
  • Cooling system, thermostat and radiator service.
  • Gasoline fuel and ignition system diagrams and explanations for turbo-valvetronic-direct injection (TVDI) engines.
  • Diesel fuel injection system diagrams and explanations for turbo-direct injection (TDI) engine management systems.
  • Service and repair information on BMW EfficientDynamics technology, such as Valvetronic, xDrive, TwinPower turbo, and DSC (dynamic stability control).
  • Twin scroll (gasoline) and variable vane (diesel) turbocharger removal and installation.
  • Step-by-step variable camshaft timing (VANOS) service.
  • Suspension repairs, including wheel bearing replacement.
  • Brakes, steering and ABS troubleshooting and repair.
  • Heating and air-conditioning repair, including A/C component replacement.
  • Body and hood repairs and adjustments.
  • Electrical system service, with an easy-to-use illustrated component locator section.
  • Comprehensive wiring schematics, including fuses and grounds.
  • BMW OBD II diagnostic trouble codes, SAE-defined OBD II P-codes, as well as basic scan tool operation.
  • BMW factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments and tightening torques.

Engines (Gasoline):

  • N20 engine: 320i, 328i, including xDrive
  • N26 (SULEV) engine: 328i including xDrive
  • N55 engine: 335i, including xDrive

Engines (Diesel):

  • N47 engine: 328d, including xDrive

Manual transmissions (remove, install, external service):

  • GS6-17BG (4-cylinder models)
  • GS6-45BZ (6-cylinder models, RWD)
  • GS6X-45BZ (6-cylinder models, with xDrive)

Automatic transmissions (remove, install, external service):

  • ZF GA8HP45Z

Additional technical content

For additional technical content for the F30, F31, F34 platform BMW 3 Series models, visit our online technical library by clicking below.

Online Technical Library
BMW 3 Series MY 2012 - 2015 (F30, F31, F34) - Repair Information

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Bentley technical editors angle-torquing front strut brace.
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020 Maintenance
Learn how to reset condition-based service (CBS) intervals using iDrive.
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130 Fuel Injection (N20, N26, N55 engine)
Direct fuel injection service, including replacing and resetting injector quantity compensation.
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260 Driveshafts,
310 Front Suspension,
330 Rear Suspension
Drive axle, driveshaft and wheel bearing service.
BMW 3 Series(F30,F31,F34)2012-2015
BMW 3 Series(F30,F31,F34)2012-2015
Wholesale Case Quantity: 5
BSIN: B315
ISBN: 0-8376-1752-9 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1752-7 (ISBN-13)
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