Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i, BMW 5 Touring (E61) 530 i, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si, BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i, BMW 6 Convertible (E64) 630 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i, BMW 3 Convertible (E93) 330 i, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i, BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 125 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

Replacement: strut mount – BMW E82. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: strut mount – BMW E82. Tools you'll 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
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for 1 Coupe (E82) and other BMW models
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Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting
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BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on BMW 6 Convertible (E64) 630 i
BMW 6 Convertible (E64) 630 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 i
Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
Changing Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i
Main steps for Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting replacement on BMW 5 Touring (E61) 530 i
BMW 5 Touring (E61) 530 i
How to change Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i
BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 125 i
BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 125 i
Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i
BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i
Changing Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on BMW 3 Convertible (E93) 330 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Convertible (E93) 330 i
Main steps for Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting replacement on BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
How to change Repair Kit, suspension strut on BMW E82 120d 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Repair Kit, suspension strut
How to change Repair Kit, suspension strut on BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Repair Kit, suspension strut on BMW 6 Convertible (E64) 630 i
BMW 6 Convertible (E64) 630 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Repair Kit, suspension strut on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 i
Repair Kit, suspension strut removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
Changing Repair Kit, suspension strut on BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i
Main steps for Repair Kit, suspension strut replacement on BMW 5 Touring (E61) 530 i
BMW 5 Touring (E61) 530 i
How to change Repair Kit, suspension strut on BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Repair Kit, suspension strut on BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i
BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Repair Kit, suspension strut on BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 125 i
BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 125 i
Repair Kit, suspension strut removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i
BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i
Changing Repair Kit, suspension strut on BMW 3 Convertible (E93) 330 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Convertible (E93) 330 i
Main steps for Repair Kit, suspension strut replacement on BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
How to change Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing on BMW E82 120d 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing
How to change Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 i – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 i
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing on BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing on BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i
BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i
Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 125 i
BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 125 i
Changing Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing on BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i
Main steps for Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing replacement on BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
How to change Suspension Strut Mounting on BMW E82 120d 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Suspension Strut Mounting
How to change Suspension Strut Mounting on BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si
How to change Top Strut Mounting on BMW E82 120d 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Top Strut Mounting
How to change Top Strut Mounting on BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 6 Coupe (E63) 630 i
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Top Strut Mounting on BMW 6 Convertible (E64) 630 i
BMW 6 Convertible (E64) 630 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Top Strut Mounting on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 i
Top Strut Mounting removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i
Changing Top Strut Mounting on BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 5 Saloon (E60) 530 i
Main steps for Top Strut Mounting replacement on BMW 5 Touring (E61) 530 i
BMW 5 Touring (E61) 530 i
How to change Top Strut Mounting on BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 si
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Top Strut Mounting on BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i
BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Top Strut Mounting on BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 125 i
BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 125 i
Top Strut Mounting removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i
BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i
Changing Top Strut Mounting on BMW 3 Convertible (E93) 330 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Convertible (E93) 330 i
Main steps for Top Strut Mounting replacement on BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 130 i
Replacement: strut mount – BMW E82. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • All mounts of the front shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: strut mount – BMW E82. Recommended sequence of steps:
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