Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front springs on BMW 1 Series E82 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Springs for 1 Coupe (E82) and other BMW models
How to change Coil Spring on BMW E82 120d 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Coil Spring
How to change Coil Spring on BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Coil Spring on BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Coil Spring on BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
Coil Spring removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
Changing Coil Spring on BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i
Tools
Replacement: coil springs – BMW E82. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #18
HEX bit no.H6.
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #17
Shock absorber socket
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – BMW E82. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Both coil springs of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the front suspension.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – BMW E82.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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