3-Series (E46, E90)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.
I recently bought a 2000 BMW 328I. It has 104K on it and has a 5 speed manual.
Now, I am having a problem when I shift . The problem is when I put in the clutch to shift, I hear a thud (pretty loud one), and when I let out the clutch after I shift, I hear another thud (about the same volume -- sound wise). I don't really notice any weirdness in regards to the actual shifting of gears. It does this all the way from 1 - 5, not just on select gears. This is making me believe it is a clutch isolated problem...
Any ideas of advice? I'm contemplating taking it back to the dealership if it turns out to be something very costly to fix.
It seems the noise, upon further inspection, is coming from the REAR of the vehicle when I put the clutch in and out. This is a bit more troubling to me. Could it possibly be the driveshaft, differential?
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