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2002M3 11-05-2012 01:29 PM

2002 M3 seems to pull when shifting
 
My 2002 M3 SMG seems to want to pull or get "squirrely" when I shift a little agressively.

any ideas what may cause this?

PS-it smoothes out a little if I have DSC on and SPORT off.

2002M3 11-19-2012 05:41 PM

2002 M3 seems to pull when shifting
 
Hey, how about some love here!

Does anyone know what might cause this?

Pinecone 11-20-2012 07:39 AM

Probably breaking the rear tires loose.

ECSTuning 11-20-2012 11:39 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pinecone (Post 7204787)
Probably breaking the rear tires loose.

Agreed.


How's the car feel when you roll into the power instead of hammering on it? Smooth and straight?

heztheone 11-21-2012 01:34 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pinecone (Post 7204787)
Probably breaking the rear tires loose.

+1, seems u'r revving and shifting quickly with the DSC off, which is causing the rear to slip, hence the pull feel.

2002M3 11-21-2012 03:12 PM

Experimented a little today.

shifted with DSC ON and it wasn't quite as profound.

I feels like I'm getting a lot of traction from the drive wheel (right rear) which is making the car sway a little when shifting.

I'm only taking it to about 5k rpm, then shifting.

Pinecone 11-22-2012 05:13 AM

Check your rear trailing arm bushings.

2002M3 11-25-2012 02:09 PM

Is this something I could do myself?

Any idea what it would cost to have repaired?

Pinecone 11-25-2012 02:49 PM

I don't know if you can do it yourself. I don't know your skill and equipment.

No idea what it would cost to fix.

heztheone 11-27-2012 01:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 2002M3 (Post 7213376)
Is this something I could do myself?

Any idea what it would cost to have repaired?

watch a DIY vid, if u feel like u can do it then go for it, if not then have someone fix it.


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