Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 1 Coupe (E82) M, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 135 i, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change ignition coil on BMW 1 Series E82 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: ignition coil – BMW E82. Tools you might need:
Electronic spray
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
HEX bit no.H5.
Drive socket # 8
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Fender cover
Replacement: ignition coil – BMW E82. AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for the ignition coils of all cylinders.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: ignition coil – BMW E82. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the cabin filter housing cover. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the cabin filter housing cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: ignition coil – BMW E82. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wiper arm covers.
  6. Step 6
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    Detach the connectors from the climate control sensors.
  7. Step 7
    Remove the climate control sensors.
    Step 8
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the lower part of the scuttle panel. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 9
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    Detach the cable duct from the upper part of the microfilter housing. Use a flat screwdriver.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the lower part of the scuttle panel.
  10. Step 11
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    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the engine cover.
    Replacement: ignition coil – BMW E82. Tip:
    Do not apply excessive force when removing the part. Otherwise you may damage it.
  12. Step 13
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    Detach the connector from the ignition coil.
  13. Step 14
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    Treat the ignition coil connector with electronic spray. The spray will protect the electrical contacts from corrosion, oxidation, and will reduce the contact resistance.
  14. Step 15
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    Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.
  15. Step 16
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    Treat the ignition coil tips. Use high-temperature grease. Use a flat screwdriver.
  16. Step 17
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    Install the new ignition coil to the spark plug well. Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
  17. Step 18
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    Plug in the ignition coil connector.
  18. Step 19
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    Install the engine cover and secure it.
    Replacement: ignition coil – BMW E82. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Make sure the engine cover is properly seated. It should not be displaced with respect to the guiding fasteners.Do not apply excessive force when installing the part. Otherwise you may damage the fasteners.
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