Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 318 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 xd, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) M3, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 323 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 xd, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 d xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 320 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 d, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 316 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change gas struts / tailgate struts on BMW 330i 3 (E92) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: tailgate struts – BMW E92. Tools you'll need:
Multipurpose grease
Flat Screwdriver
Replacement: tailgate struts – BMW E92. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Right and left gas struts of the boot lid should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left gas struts of the boot lid.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: tailgate struts – BMW E92. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Tailgate Struts on E92 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the boot lid.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i 2006 Tailgate Struts - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid. Use a flat screwdriver.
  3. Step 3
    E92 320d 2.0 2007 Tailgate Struts replacement: free workshop manuals
    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – BMW E92. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while demounting the gas struts.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the boot lid gas strut.
  5. Step 5
    How to remove BMW 3 SERIES 325 i 2009 Tailgate Struts - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Clean the fasteners of the boot lid gas strut.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Tailgate Struts on BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Treat the fasteners of the boot lid gas strut. Use a multipurpose grease.
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