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  1. ///M3 Forum
    Hey everyone, Started noticing this on my M3 (not sure if it's been there all along though as I've only had the car for a few months). It's pretty difficult to shift the car into first. I really have to use quite a bit of force, and sometimes if I don't push hard enough on the gear stick, it...
  2. General E46 Forum
    Hey gang! I have a 2002 coupe with auto transmission, 69.5k mostly babied miles (except the joy I get from putting the pedal to the floor when merging on the highway :excited:) When accelerating, all gears shift smooth as silk. City & highway downshifts are flawless. However, I've noticed in...
  3. General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, my e46 makes kind of a grinding/humming noise while driving at around 1-3k rpm's in first and second gear. it doesn't do it if the clutch is in, it's almost like the noise our cars make in reverse, but not as loud. Is this a problem? Any way to fix it? I've tried searching, but...
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