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Old 08-08-2008, 10:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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grinding noise on start up

i think my starter motor is on its way out. (it must be the starter motor?) i get a loud grinding noise when i turn the key..it starts but sounds terrible.
i want to replace it and wouldnt mind giving it a go myself...does anyone know how hard/easy it will be and how to do it? i have a 98' 328 sport
can anyone help?

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it's a bitch, there's two bolts that are ridiculously hard to get. Ask me how I know. Pretty sure there's a diy on pelicanparts.com.
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great thanks for that. Ill get started and well see if it ends up in the garage to put back together anyway
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here's a link for starter Starter.ht.Pelican Technical Article: Starter Replacement on Your BMW

good luck. and be patient...

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