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Note:(gearbox removed)

Do not disassemble release module! Otherwise there is a risk of the release module being incorrectly reassembled.


Release bearing (1) and release lever (2) have been combined to form a single release module.

Do not grease sliding surfaces.


Remove release module (1) from wire spring clip (2) and remove.


Check wire spring clip (1) and ball pin (2) for damage and replace if necessary.

Apply a thin coating of grease to ball pin (1).

Grease, refer to BMW Service Operating Fluids.

Clean guide sleeve (1).

Slide release module (1) onto output shaft and clamp behind wire spring clip

(2).Installation note:

Do not grease guide sleeve.


If guide sleeve is greased, the release lever can stick on the guide sleeve.