BMW Gearbox Bearings


R&M Bearings specialise in the sale of BMW 1 Series Gearbox Bearings.


The first-generation BMW 1 Series is a
compact executive car produced by the German automaker BMW since 2004.  The 3-door and 5-door hatchbacks were replaced by the F20 and F21 models in 2012, while the E82 coupé and E88 convertible variants were replaced by the 2 Series F22 and F23 in 2013.

Available in 3-door hatchback (model code E81), 5-door hatchback (E87), coupe (E82) and 2-door convertible (E88) body styles.
Differential noise is a very common problem on the BMW 1 Series, it affects all models and all sizes of diff.

Most noise issues are caused by worn pinion bearings, the bearings are a ball roller type and commonly fail from around 70,000 miles.


The below kit suits :      E87 / E81 / E82 / E88 116 118d 120i

462 0147 10 Repair Kit, differential - The kit consists of;

1x    F-236120.3 Bearing
1x    F-239495 Bearing
2x    F-239513 Bearing
2x    44x78.1x10/15.5 seal
1x    45x65x10/14 seal


This kit will service most BMW 1 Series (116/118d/120) cars up to July 2008 with 4 bolt front prop shaft flange, bearings after this year can be different.
It will not suit 120d /123d/125d & 130/135i.  If you have a 1 series that is newer than mid 2008 please send us your bearing numbers and we will check if we can help you.


We can also supply the individual bearings if necessary


You can purchase this kit from our online store by CLICKING HERE





We also stock Kit Number : 462 0148 10 Repair Kit


This is a rebuild Differential kit for BMW
188L/LW for E81, E82, E87, E88, F21, F21, F22, F45, F46, E90, F30, X3, X5, 125i, 130i, 135i Auto, 325i, 330i, 335i Auto, X3, X5.

This kit includes:

1 x Pinion bearing F-234977.12
1 x Pinion bearing F-234975.10
1 x Pinion bearing preload crush spacer
1 x Pinion oil seal
2 x Differential carrier side bearings F-234976.06
2 x Differential side driveshaft oil seals
1 x Corteco HT200C Silicone Sealing Paste




You can purchase this kit from our online store by CLICKING HERE


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