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Old 02-01-2013, 01:14 PM
Karney5 Karney5 is offline
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Mein Auto: 2011 BMX 328Xi
Originally Posted by runner999 View Post
I beleive what you are referring to maybe related to xDrive transfer case. My 2010 328i xDrive and 2007 X3 both have some drivetrain whine which seems to be common with the AWD xDrive models. The 2WD loaners I've had during maintenance visits did not have the drivetrain whine. The X3 did get rather loud at 45K miles and the rear diff was replaced which subdued the sound 80% but it still had some "whine" after the repair. I was told that is normal. The X3 guys have ton's of posts on this topic.
Yeah it is ridiculous.... I am contemplating getting rid of the car for a 2WD.... I really don't need XDrive anyways!
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