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Old 03-10-2011, 02:03 PM
aiden87 aiden87 is offline
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2000 Z3 2.0i bad rear noise

I've my car a few weeks now and have noticed a whining from the rear when i get ot around 38-40 mph. It disappears after or before that. I'm thinking probably road noisemore than anything but also going to renew my diff oil. I don't think it's bearings as i had new discs and pads fitted when i bought it and think they'd have noticed. Any suggestions?? Cheers!
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Old 03-10-2011, 05:53 PM
yellowjack yellowjack is offline
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I have also the same Issue with my 2000, 2.3. I have also just purchase the with 35K mile on it. I hope we found a solution. Thanks
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Old 03-10-2011, 10:26 PM
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I had a whine from the diff - a change to Mobile 1 75W-140 and all quiet (around 45k on the car)

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