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Prior to removing, pay attention to the exact installation position with respect to the adjoining components.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

If necessary, remove left or right rear wheel


Work shown on the E87 by way of example, deviations in detail are possible in other models.

Removing and installing, replacing rear left or right wheel arch cover BMW 1 Series E82

Release screws (1 and 2).

Release nuts (3) and expander rivet (4).

Carefully feed out wheel arch cover (5) towards bottom.


If necessary, replace expander rivet (4).

Ensure wheel arch cover (5) is correctly seated.