2000 BMW 323i Q&A
2000 BMW 323i Question: Drive Shaft
about 2 hours labor plus the cost of the shaft, But these have replaceable u-joints and center support bearings, So maybe its just one of these components that need replacement http://repairpal.com/directory?address=32259&car_brand_names=BMW - hemicuda
labor should be around $700. There are shops to rebuild the drive shafts. driveline.com - mensa man
Driveline is noisy and clunky at times. Can a worn flex disc cause driveline noise/vibration? Can the center carrier bearing be replaced without replacing the entire driveshaft? 133,000 miles.
Failure of the front control arm bracket bushings—often referred to as thrust rod bushings—is moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.
The drive shaft has a strong vibration and is getting worse with time. There is 250K miles on it. Can the driv...