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Old 10-20-2012, 03:17 PM
YinD YinD is offline
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Location: Denton Texas
Join Date: Apr 2012
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Mein Auto: 2003 540iA M-Sport
I got the car pulled home. Pushed it up the driveway.

Transfailsafe kept lighting up when the car was idling and being towed.

Checked for codes and no codes were registered.

Once on the driveway, I shifted the car into park and realized that Park will not keep the car on the slope of my driveway. So I set my park brake and chocked the wheels.

I started the car and jacked up the left rear tire. When it got almost off the ground, I started hearing this gear ratcheting sound.

I put the car down and shifted it back to neutral (car is still idling). I then jacked up the car so the tire was clear and shifted it into drive. No noise and the wheel started turning.

I put the car back into neutral and lowered the car. And now it drives! No messages on the cluster.

I got out of my driveway and then back into the garage.

Any ideas on what happened to my rear diff?

2003 BMW 540i A M-Sport with factory Navigation and CD changer; winter package
1997 Toyota Landcruiser 40th anniversary edition

~split personality~

Last edited by YinD; 10-20-2012 at 07:42 PM. Reason: Now that I am home, I am editing my iphone typing...
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