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BMW 1-Series (E81-82-87, 2004-2011): repair manuals

A manual on your BMW 1-Series (E81, E82, E87, 2004-2011)? Here are Haynes and other service and repair manuals on these BMW passenger cars. They provide detailed instructions to solve technical problems yourself and to repair or replace parts.

BMW 1 Series (E81, E82, E87) - 4-cylinder Petrol & Diesel (2004 - Aug 2011) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the BMW 1-Series models with 4-cylinder petrol and diesel engines.

Versions: 116i, 118i, 120i / 116d, 118d, 120d, 3- and 5-door Hatchback (E81 and E87) and Coupé (E82).

Petrol engines:
- 1.6 (1596 cc, types N45 B16 and N45T B16)
- 1.6 (1598 cc, type N43 B16)
- 2.0 (1995 cc, types N43 B20, N46 B20 and N46T B20).

Diesel engines: 2.0 (1995 cc, types M47 D20 T2 and N47 D20).

Production years: 2004-8/2011.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the 125i, 130i or 135i 6-cylinder petrol models, the 123d diesel or the Cabriolet.

Pages of the book BMW 1 Series - 4-cyl Petrol & Diesel (04-8/11) (1)

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the BMW 1-Series (E81, E82, E87) Diesel describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the 4-cylinder petrol and diesel engines (distribution, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the heater, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Author:Martynn Randall
Specs:320 pages, 27 x 21 x 1.9 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.75 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2015)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (4918)
Book: BMW 1 Series (E81, E82, E87) - 4-cylinder Petrol & Diesel (2004 - Aug 2011) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

BMW 1 Series (E81, E82, E87) - 4-cylinder Petrol & Diesel (2004 - Aug 2011)

Language: English

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BMW Série 1 Diesel (E81/E87) - 118d et 120d (depuis 01/2007) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA B739.5)

Revue Technique Automobile (RTA B739) covering the BMW 1-Series diesel, 3 and 5-door (E81 and E87).

Versions: 118d, 120d, Première, Confort, Excellis, Luxe, Sport, Sport Design.

Diesel engines:
- 118d (1995 cc, 143 hp, N47D20U10)
- 120d (1995 cc, 177 hp, N47D20O0).

Production years: since 1/2007.

This Revue Technique for the BMW 1-Series Diesel (E81/E87) describes extensively service and repair of the diesel engines (including timing gear, cylinder head, lubrication, coolant pump, injection pump and injectors).
Covers also work on the clutch, transmission, driveshafts, steering system, suspension, wheel hubs, brakes, electric equipment and body.

  • Includes adjustment data and wiring diagrams.
  • An integral owner's handbook provides information on operation and daily maintenance.
  • Additional chapter with tips and a checklist to prepare for the MOT test.
  • Partly in colour.
Specs:242 pages, 27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous b&w and colour photographs and drawings
Publisher:ETAI (F, 2010)
Series:Revue Technique Automobile (RTA B739.5)
Book: BMW Série 1 Diesel (E81/E87) - 118d et 120d (depuis 01/2007) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA B739.5)

BMW Série 1 Diesel (E81/E87) - 118d et 120d (depuis 01/2007)

Language: French

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BMW 1er-Reihe (E87) - 116i, 118i, 120i, 130i Benziner / 118d, 120d Diesel (ab 2004) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Repair manual from the Series "Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst" (nr. 250, reprint) for maintenance of the BMW 1-Series (E87), petrol and diesel.

Versions: 116i, 118i, 120i, 130i, 118d and 120d.

Petrol engines:
- 4 cylinders - 1.6 (1596 cc, 85 kW/115 hp, N45), 2.0 (1995 cc, 95 kW/129 hp, N46B18 / 110 kW/150 hp, N46B20)
- 6 cylinders - 3.0 (2996 cc, 195 kW/265 hp, N52B30).

Diesel engines: 2.0 (1995 cc, 90 kW/122 hp, M47TÜ2 / 120 kW/163 hp, M47TÜ20L).

Production years: since 2004.

Pages of the book [JH 250] BMW 1er-Reihe (ab Modelljahr 2004) (1)

  • This owner's guide describes the technology of the BMW 1-Series (E87).
  • Comprehensive instructions for the replacement of current parts such as shock absorbers, brake pads, brake discs, master cylinder and brake fluid / door mirrors, fuel cap, grille, bumpers, bonnet, tailgate, interior trim and seats / alternator and starter motor, voltage regulator, headlamps, tail lights / air filter, drivebelt, thermostat, coolant, oil filter and spark plugs.
  • Also includes adjustment data and a maintenance schedule.

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Author:Friedrich Schröder, Sven Schröder
Specs:224 pages, 26.5 x 20 cm / 10.4 x 7.9 in, paperback
Illustrations:about 250 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Motorbuch Verlag (D, 2006)
Series:Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst (250)
Book: BMW 1er-Reihe (E87) - 116i, 118i, 120i, 130i Benziner / 118d, 120d Diesel (ab 2004) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

BMW 1er-Reihe (E87) - 116i, 118i, 120i, 130i Benziner / 118d, 120d Diesel (ab 2004)

Language: German

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BMW 1er Reihe (E87, E81, E82, E88) - Benziner und Diesel (9/2004-8/2011) - So wird's gemacht

Workshop manual from the German Series So wird's gemacht (nr. 139) on the BMW 1-Series, petrol and diesel.

Versions: 5 doors (E87), 3 doors (E81), Coupé (E82) and convertible (E88).

Petrol engines:
- 1.6 L (85 kW/115 hp, 09/04-08/07)
- 1.6 L (90 kW/122 hp, 09/07-08/09)
- 2.0 L (90 kW/122 hp, 09/09-08/11)
- 2.0 L (95 kW/129 hp, 12/04-02/07)
- 2.0 L (105 kW/143 hp, 03/07-08/11)
- 2.0 L (110 kW/150 hp, 09/04-02/07)
- 2.0 L (125 kW/170 hp, 03/07-08/11)
- 3.0 L (160 kW/218 hp, 09/08-08/11)
- 3.0 L (190 kW/258 hp, 09/09-08/11)
- 3.0 L (195 kW/265 hp, 09/05-08/09)

Diesel engines:
- 2.0 L (85 kW/116 hp, 03/09-08/11)
- 2.0 L (90 kW/122 hp, 09/04-02/07)
- 2.0 L (105 kW/143 hp, 03/07-08/11)
- 2.0 L (120 kW/163 hp, 09/04-02/07)
- 2.0 L (130 kW/177 hp, 03/07-08/11)
- 2.0 L (150 kW/204 hp, 03/07-08/11)

Production years: 09/2004-08/2011.

The initial section of this manual on the BMW 1-Series (E87, E81, E82, E88) covers inspection and daily maintenance of the petrol and diesel engines, transmission, brakes, steering and body (including the electrical system, windscreen wipers, lighting and heating or air conditioning).

Furthermore, this book provides detailed guidance on the following components:
- Suspension (replacement of driveshafts, springs and shock absorbers), steering (ball joints) and brakes (discs, brake linings and handbrake).
- Electrical system (battery, voltage regulator and starter motor).
- Dismantling and assembly of the engine cylinder head and cam drive, including replacement of the v-belt and the timing belt or chain.
- The lubricating system with the oil pump.
- The cooling system (replacement of radiator, thermostat and cooling fan).
- The fuel system (air filter, fuel pump and fuel filter) and exhaust (replacement of mufflers).
- Interior: removal and refitting of the dashboard, instrument panel, consoles, interior trim and seats.
- Body: dismantling and assembly of bumpers, fenders, bonnet, tailgate, doors, window mechanisms, locks and mirrors.

  • Extensive technical specifications, adjustment data and torque wrench settings.
  • 15 clear wiring diagrams of the main circuits.

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Author:Rüdiger Etzold
Specs:288 pages, 26 x 19.5 cm / 10.25 x 7.7 in, paperback
Illustrations:676 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Delius Klasing Verlag GmbH (D, 2017)
Series:So wird's gemacht (139)
Book: BMW 1er Reihe (E87, E81, E82, E88) - Benziner und Diesel (9/2004-8/2011) - So wird's gemacht

BMW 1er Reihe (E87, E81, E82, E88) - Benziner und Diesel (9/2004-8/2011)

Language: German

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BMW serii 1 - benzyna i diesel (typu E81/E82/E87/E88, 09/2004 - 08/2011) Sam naprawiam samochód

Bogato ilustrowany fachowy poradnik dla uzytkowników samochodów osobowych BMW serii 1 produkowanych od 09/2004 do 08/2011 z nadwoziami:
- 5-drzwiowym (typ E87)
- 3-drzwiowym (typ E81)
- coupe (typ E82) i kabriolet (typ E88).

Z mechanizmami i automatycznymi skrzynkami przekladniowymi.

Silniki benzynowe:
- 1.6 L - 115 KM i 122 KM (modele 116i)
- 2.0 L - 122 KM, 129 KM i 143 KM (modele 118i)
- 2.0 L - 150 KM i 170 KM (modele 120i)
- 3.0 L - 218 KM (model 125i)
- 3.0 L - 258 KM i 265 KM (modele 130i)
- 3.0 L - 306 KM (model 135i)
- 3.0 L - 340 KM (model M Coupe).

Silniki wysokoprężne:
- 2.0 L turbo - 115 KM (model 116d)
- 2.0 L turbo - 122 KM i 143 KM (modele 118d)
- 2.0 L turbo - 163 KM i 177 KM (modele 120d)
- 2.0 L turbo - 204 KM (model 123d).

  • Podano m.in. plan obsługi technicznej oraz opisy czynności obsługowych i naprawczych, możliwych do wykonania we własnym zakresie, a także schematy instalacji elektrycznej.
  • Polskie wydanie książki "So wird's gemacht".
Author:Hans-Rüdiger Etzold
Specs:292 pages, 24.5 x 19.5 x 2 cm / 9.7 x 7.7 x 0.79 in, paperback
Illustrations:707 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Wydawnictwa Komunikacji i Łączności WKŁ (PL, 2015)
Series:Sam naprawiam samochód
Book: BMW serii 1 - benzyna i diesel (typu E81/E82/E87/E88, 09/2004 - 08/2011) Sam naprawiam samochód

BMW serii 1 - benzyna i diesel (typu E81/E82/E87/E88, 09/2004 - 08/2011)

Language: Polish

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