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  1. E46 Xi Forum
    I have a 2001 330xi and while driving it I lost power to the wheels and had it towed to a mechanic. He is trying to diagnose the problem and he told me sometimes the transmission works and sometimes it doesn’t. You’ll shift it into park and you’ll hear a grinding noise like it’s trying to shift...
  2. General E46 Forum
    I have a 2001 330xi and lately I've noticed that when ever I get over 70 mph I'm getting a really bad vibration on the front right of the vehicle. I had it up on the rack a couple of days ago and took some pictures and somebody told me they thought the "CV Axle boot is ripped on the front inner"...
  3. General E46 Forum
    Hello! So i recently snapped in half one of my CV axles on my bimmer drifting it. Before getting the swap it was a 318i and i kept all of the stock transmision components (except gearbox). I now want to put some 330i or 328i rear cv axles to prevent them from snapping again. My question is: are...
  4. General E46 Forum
    While replacing the front driver’s side CV axle I noticed that the bearing that the axel rides on in the differential is totally frozen and will not move at all. :banghead: currently it’s acting as a bushing, but I’m afraid that after a while it will start producing metal fragments, get into...
  5. E46 Xi Forum
    Just received my order of GKN Loebro left and right front cv axles. The right axle is buttery smooth when you manipulate the joints by hand. The left is really stiff, hard to move and in my opinion binding. Is this normal for new axles or should they all be buttery smooth. Help!
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