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2002 BMW 530i Question: how to replace the driveshaft flex joint

 

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chromeweezy, Lubbock, TX, June 20, 2011, 11:35
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when taking off and making the axle turn u can hear a knock noise 4rm 10-20mps then it goes away until u slow down to a stop were the knock noise returns. the noise it located in the center of the car between tha transmission and driveshaft

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    overbys from Overbys Inc, June 20, 2011, 12:57
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    replacing a flex joint requires having an above-ground
    lift, as you must remove the complete exhaust system to access and drop the driveshaft. is is unsafe to attempt this job "on the ground."

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