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post #1 of 4 Old Oct 23rd, 2007, 7:42 pm Thread Starter
 
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Rear Bearing Croaked

23000 miles and the large ball bearing bearing in the rear died. I guess from what I hear this is a cronic problem in the diff??

And, is it better to replace the unit or rebuild it? Have heard stories of the inexperienced shop hands actually creating a greater issue. Is there an option from the owners perspective???
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post #2 of 4 Old Oct 23rd, 2007, 8:10 pm
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If you're in Rock Hill, your nearest dealer is in Charlotte. That one I would trust to rebuild it and get it right. That's the course of action I'd go with if I were in your shoes.

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if you get it rebuilt, check and see what kind of warranty there is, if any, and get it in writing. Charlotte Bmw does good work.

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post #4 of 4 Old Oct 23rd, 2007, 8:28 pm
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Thumbs up Get new with warranty

Buy new & get the warranty they are easy to exchange a do it yourself job.

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