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Engine B38B15A BMW 1 Series F20 3 F30 F80 F21 F31 2 F22 F87 4 F32 F82 F23 F36 116i 118i 318i 218i 418i 109hp 136hp

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Engine B38 B15 A for sale


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In stock. Delivery time: 4-8 business days

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Online orders in our online shop is currently not available: please fill out the “Availability Request Form” first. You will then receive a tailored offer in PDF format, after which you can place your order directly via email or phone.

Non-committal offer: This engine (B38 B15 A) is also available through other sales channels (both online and offline). Consequently, the possibility of a short-term intermediate sale cannot be ruled out. It is essential to check the engine’s availability and compatibility with your vehicle before proceeding.

Check compatibility and availability of engine B38 B15 A

Kindly complete the “request for quote” form. We will confirm whether the engine B38 B15 A matches your vehicle and provide you with detailed proposals for all the available options, whether you’re looking for a used engine, a reconditioned one, or prefer it bare or complete. Following this, you may proceed to place your order directly.

Engine description:

Your benefits:

Compatible vehicles with engine B38 B15 A:

B38 B15 A Engine Technical Specifications & Compatibility.

Additional information

Engine Code

B38 B15 A, B38B15A




1 F20, 1 F21, 2 F22 F87, 2 F23, 3 F30 F80, 3 F31, 4 F32 F82, 4 F36


116i, 118i, 218i, 318i, 418i

Power (hp)

136hp, 109hp

Power (kW)

100kW, 80kW



Number of Cylinders




Bore (mm)


Stroke (mm)


Number of Bearings


Number of Valves


Engine Charging

Exhaust Turbocharger


Petrol Engine

Fuel Mixture

Direct Injection

Engine Type


Cylinder Type


Engine Management


Price Used Engine (€)


Price Remanufactured Engine (€)

Deposit for the Old Engine (€)


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Information about the BMW replacement engine B38 B15 A:

The B38 B15 A, B38B15A engine is used by the manufacturer BMW in the following models: 1 Series F20, 1 Series F21, 2 Series F22 F87, 2 Series F23, 3 Series F30 F80, 3 Series F31, 4 Series F32 F82, 4 Series F36.

Engine type and performance:

Depending on the engine control unit, the Petrol engine B38 B15 A has an output of 136hp, 109hp, which is equivalent to 100kW, 80kW.

The 3-cylinder Exhaust Turbocharger engine is Water-cooled and produces a torque of Nm with a displacement of ccm.

The 116i, 118i, 218i, 318i, 418i B38 B15 A engine features 12 valves, 4 bearings, and achieves a compression ratio of 11 with a stroke of 94.6 mm and a bore of 82 mm.

It is a DOHC Petrol Engine Straight engine with Direct Injection, powered by a Chain.


The quickest way is to fill out the “request for quote” form. Please provide the engine code B38 B15 A and your VIN number so we can accurately identify the engine that is compatible with your vehicle. You will swiftly receive a detailed offer in PDF format via email. If everything matches, you can then proceed with the order.

It depends on the inventory. We sell B38 B15 A engines either complete or bare. The complete engines come with spare parts included.

The engine is compatible with the following make and models:
BMW | 1 Series F20, 1 Series F21, 2 Series F22 F87, 2 Series F23, 3 Series F30 F80, 3 Series F31, 4 Series F32 F82, 4 Series F36

To be certain, you should provide us with your VIN number so we can verify the engine’s compatibility.

The contents of the delivery vary depending on the engine. For the complete engine, we deliver the engine block with the cylinder head, valve cover, oil pan, and the injection system, turbocharger, alternator, manifold, wiring harness, etc. For the bare engine without ancillary parts, we deliver the engine block with the cylinder head, valve cap, and oil pan.

  • The contents of the delivery may vary. Please check the exact contents of the delivery in the PDF offer.

The mileage depends on the condition of the engine. The overhauled engine has been reset to 0km. The mileage of the used engine can vary. Make a brief inquiry on our website, and you will receive a detailed offer with precise mileage information.

The following parts are replaced with NEW ones:

  • Valves
  • Valve stem seals
  • Piston rings
  • Connecting rod bearings and main bearings
  • Oil pump
  • Timing chain with tensioner

Additional revision steps:

  • The camshaft and crankshaft are measured, polished, checked for cracks, and ultrasonically cleaned.
  • The cylinder head is measured, leveled, and ultrasonically cleaned.
  • The block is planed, sanded, and measured.
  • Pistons are inspected, cleaned, and subjected to UV crack testing.
  • Leakdown tests

✅ We can, of course, also overhaul your faulty engine.


We handle everything in-house, from engine overhauling to marketing and web design. This cuts down on many costs.


Our processes are finely tuned, ensuring no downtime. Our machines and staff are fully utilized.


Each person works solely within their area of expertise. For instance, we have different specialists for various makes/types of engines. This saves a significant amount of time and enhances quality.

Yes, sometimes. The deposit varies depending on the engine.

The price of the engine varies depending on the engine’s condition:

Used engine: 2489 €
Complete engine: Please request the price by filling out the form.
Overhauled engine: 3209 €

Please note: Prices and availability are provided for guidance only!

Make an inquiry on the website to receive a detailed and final offer.

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