Final Drive Problem - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
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.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 11-07-2008, 04:49 AM
n00b
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Malta (Europe)
Posts: 11
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
karlsson1974 is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
Unhappy Final Drive Problem

Hi guys - I've recently encountered some problems with my late 2000 318ci coupé...

i've started to hear a noise coming from the back and when I took it to the stealership they told me that it's due to the final drive shaft which needs replacing! Total cost will be €2,000 (labour included).

Now my question is - is it possible that the problem may be due to some form of u-joints( or ball races) not sure what these are called as I'm not too mechanically minded...

HELP!!! I'm not sure I want to run the risk of spending all that money when it could also be something more trivial and much less expensive!!!

THANKS to you all once again!
karlsson1974 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E46, E90)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
final drive ratio? bimmerguy82 3-Series (E46, E90) 8 07-22-2008 09:46 PM
Drive Shaft Problem... 97alpineM3 3-Series (E36) 9 12-02-2005 03:33 PM
What Final drive ratio (gears) 90 325is have ??? Slow325i 3-Series (E21, E30) 6 12-01-2005 12:23 AM
Final Drive Carrier spollin 3-Series (E36) 3 04-03-2005 01:58 AM
Final Drive Ratios tomctx 3-Series (E36) 0 02-14-2005 05:18 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome