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Old 06-23-2011, 01:35 PM
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Friend messed up my SMG HELP

Hi today I let my friend drive my smg m3 and let me tell you worse idea ever. The guy tried to burnout in it by holding the brake and pressin the gas . Even thought I told him not to. Tires didnt spin instead herd a grinding noise and gear light came on dash. First I flipped out on him then i went and turn the car off and turn it back on and the sign was gone. I took it for a drive and it drove fine. what do you guys think that grinding noise was and what symptoms should I look for in the car?
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Old 06-23-2011, 02:36 PM
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Old 06-24-2011, 07:54 AM
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Take it in for service, and send him the bill.

If the gear light went out, it is probably OK.
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Old 06-25-2011, 12:33 AM
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Take it in for service, and send him the bill.

If the gear light went out, it is probably OK.
that prob is the best idea
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Old 06-30-2011, 07:31 AM
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Most likely the clutch made the noise and nothing to worry about.. but never let someone else borrow your m3..... that's a NO NO!!!!
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Old 07-01-2011, 08:31 AM
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Most likely the clutch made the noise and nothing to worry about.. but never let someone else borrow your m3..... that's a NO NO!!!!
Thanks for answering my question and that's exactly what I thought it was. Also I learned that most people don't know how to properly drive these ultimate driving machines and will ruin your car. I learned my lesson, no one except me will touch my keys.
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Old 07-01-2011, 02:47 PM
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Thanks for answering my question and that's exactly what I thought it was. Also I learned that most people don't know how to properly drive these ultimate driving machines and will ruin your car. I learned my lesson, no one except me will touch my keys.
Glad to hear everything is good!!!
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