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Old 01-05-2011, 04:04 PM
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Originally Posted by peternguyen View Post
I have a BMW 2002 X5 3.0L which already runs 160,000.00 miles. Recently the underneath of the car makes noises when I accelerate it. The dealer says the transfer case needed to be replaced. The part cost $2300.00 plus $650.00 for the labor.
Is there any way to repair it or to replace it cheaper? Please help

Peter Nguyen
Yes, the chain inside xfer case got stretched.

If you are a casual DIY, take a deep breath before opening the link (not for a faint of heart)
http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-foru...-pictures.html

Might as well replace the xfer case shaft spline if you decide to go this route.

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