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Download BMW E36 Owners Manual in English

14th May 2008

Download BMW E36 Owners Manual in English

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I alway wanted to learn to speak French because I abslutely love that language. Sometimes, I thought of learning German language instead in order to be able to read the BMW E36 owner’s manual (LOL! silly idea 😀 I know).

Luckily, today I was able to put my hands on the BMW E36 owner’s manual in english, so now, I don’t need to learn German (well, maybe after I learn French) and I don’t need Google’s translation service any more.

You can download it from here: BMW E36 Owners Manual


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  1. 1 On May 14th, 2008, Chris said:

    Thanks – have not been able to find one myself. Now if you can find one for the e36 M3 I’d be greatly appreciative.

  2. 2 On May 15th, 2008, Tony Sticks said:

    @Chris: You’re most welcome. I will try to find the M3 manual.

  3. 3 On May 16th, 2008, Zoltan said:

    Many thanks Tony, this helps a lot – even if my car is a 316i Compact from 2000 – so less features in mine.

  4. 4 On May 22nd, 2008, BMW E36 Warning Lamps | BMW E36 Blog said:

    […] I took these from the BMW E36 owners manual, you can refer to that post and download the whole manual if you […]

  5. 5 On May 23rd, 2008, Max said:

    Hi Guys, i wanted to know how much the 1992 325i comes in the USA since I’m moving from europe to the USA in 6 months and i want to know if icould sell it a good price there… Does anyone Know??? Thanx

  6. 6 On May 24th, 2008, Chris said:

    @Max – a good place to look for used car prices of any kind are the closed auctions on Ebay. They will give you a sense of what the market is like (go to advanced search and search for completed listings only).

  7. 7 On May 27th, 2008, Max said:

    @Chris Thankx for your help man it was very usefull.

  8. 8 On July 21st, 2008, Larry said:

    Thanks for the download. This is a great help.

  9. 9 On July 21st, 2008, Tony Sticks said:

    @Larry: No problem, I’m glad to help 🙂

  10. 10 On July 21st, 2008, BMW E36 Keys | BMW E36 Blog said:

    […] I looked in the BMW E36 owner’s manual and found that when you buy a brand new BMW E36, which is something I didn’t experience you […]

  11. 11 On July 28th, 2008, ClintonE said:

    Thanks Tony, you a life saver….

  12. 12 On July 29th, 2008, Tony Sticks said:

    @ClintonE: No problem. I’m glad to help 🙂

  13. 13 On October 27th, 2008, George said:

    Thanks for posting this manual. I have been searching for the e36 m3 convertible manual for months and have not found anywhere. this comes very close…. thanks for posting for free with no subscription or regestering. Cheers, George 1999 M3 Convertible

    btw I am also looking for a hardtop in cosmos black…..

  14. 14 On October 31st, 2008, Adrian said:

    Thank you so much! I’ve been looking for this for a looooong time. God bless you, man!

  15. 15 On October 31st, 2008, Tony Sticks said:

    @Adrian: You’re most welcome Adrian 🙂 . I’m glad to help.

  16. 16 On December 14th, 2008, joeyjaja said:

    Thanks alot man. this is a life saver have been searching for one cos mine came in \german and i aint ready to start learning yet. thanks again man and God Bless !!

  17. 17 On December 14th, 2008, Tony Sticks said:

    @joeyjaja: You’re welcome 🙂

  18. 18 On January 11th, 2009, DReaMaKeR said:

    thx man, ur topic very helpful:)

  19. 19 On February 7th, 2009, Shakeel said:

    I’m Shakeel from Mauritius. 23yrs old and just got my E36! I just couldn’t wait to start the engine and push it to 7000rpm on the first gear! I’ve driven mostly Nissan, Toyota and Mitsubishi in the past but I should admit that the 318is is just a great car. Great stability on road due to its 1.2 tons and rear wheel drive. I just love it! I look forward for your tips and tricks. By the way… thanks for the pdf manual. I loved it!


  20. 20 On February 10th, 2009, Bmw Guy said:


  21. 21 On February 18th, 2009, Zsolti said:

    Thank you!

  22. 22 On March 2nd, 2009, Victor said:

    thanx man for the manual

  23. 23 On March 2nd, 2009, Tony Sticks said:

    @Victor: You’re most welcome 🙂

  24. 24 On May 6th, 2009, srudy said:

    my car is fantastic bmw 1997 328i vanos
    the best car ever,

  25. 25 On May 13th, 2009, howardf said:

    the mileometer display is very dim, do i take the display out and replace a bulb in the back of the unit? anyone help me please

  26. 26 On September 17th, 2010, afin said:

    Terima kasih untuk download. Ini merupakan bantuan besar.

  27. 27 On March 15th, 2011, paul clooney said:

    hi i need help where is the relay for the windows bmw e36 thanks

  28. 28 On May 14th, 2011, Capt Choox said:

    In need of the BMW 316i (1999/2000 Model)… GRACIAS

  29. 29 On November 9th, 2011, CRAZYCHRISTINE said:

    HELP. wish to change oil filter and oil on my BMW 3 SERIES 318TDS TOURER have no hand book or manual, can not find oil filter on car PLEASE HELP crazychristine

  30. 30 On November 9th, 2011, CRAZYCHRISTINE said:

    Hi sorry forgot to say BMW is a1996

  31. 31 On November 11th, 2011, Nadia Gutierrez said:

    i have a 1997 BMW M3 but it didn’t come with a owners manual, does anyone have a spare or a PDF?please and Thank you

  32. 32 On November 14th, 2011, crazychristine said:

    Bentley BMW E36 Manual, I have been told does not cover my 1996 BMW 3series 318tds 1600 tourer

  33. 33 On May 8th, 2012, baz said:

    hi,i have a 1999 e36 323i cabriolet,the l/h indicators have packed up but the fuses are fine and i cant locate any relays for them,the haynes manual i have does not cover the cabriolet,any ideas where i can get one??? its driving me mad!!!