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2000 BMW 323i Question: Drive Shaft

 

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kbash, Saint Johns, FL, September 08, 2010, 06:06
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How much should it cost to replace drive shaft on 2000 323i BMW

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    hemicuda September 08, 2010, 11:39
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    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_bran...

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    kbash, September 08, 2010, 13:02
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    Thanks for the response, thats what i was quoted was 2 hrs. But I was told that on this model of car the u joint was not replacable would need entire new drive shaft and i should also replace the support bearing.

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    hemicuda, September 08, 2010, 13:47
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    Look up the u-joints on www.parts.com and they show them there from$69 to $84 depending on manual or automatic trans, I put shaft in the search box for Propeller shaft and scroll down

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    mensa man September 27, 2010, 11:53
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    labor should be around $700. There are shops to rebuild the drive shafts. driveline.com

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