3-Series (E21, E30)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.
STARMAVIN are you out there? This Bimmer suddenly decided not to move forward or aft. Shift lever moves freely though all gears (at lest it feels like it) with no grinding but there is norforward or aft motion. I suspected the slave cylinder, but the pedal pressure feels good (unless the rod is holding the cluchc fork in the disengaged position). She never chattered, just deciided to stop moving forward; so, disc, shifter rod disengaged, bad "U" joint, what do y'all think? (before I hoist her aft end and look to see if I have any drive shaft or CV shaft movement.)
Shifter feels good, moves properly and linkage looks good.The pedal pressure feels normal, any possibility the center spun free fom the disc? I am dropping the slave and taking a look at that and I have also ordered a new clutch package.
Thanks for the help. After pulling the clutch it appears that there was so little friction material available on the disc that she literally exploded between shifts. Flywheel turned and new clutch in and all is well.
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