Thread: Diff noise?
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      05-25-2008, 11:51 AM   #18
GregW / Oregon

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Originally Posted by argonboy View Post
Hey, I have the same noise sometimes, and at first I noticed it after pulling hard, downshifting before a turn. I figured it was the diff still being locked. Then I realized it's not only after pulling hard, so that wouldn't make sense. I took it in and I wasn't able to recreate that when the tech was in the car. I thought it was when the wheel was locked left, but it's when the steering wheel is 80 or 90 degrees left.

I did have the diff oil changed. I have 6500km on the car, first heard it around 2500km.
Mine is only noticeable at low speeds; occurs when driving slowly, not hard.

Greg Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA
2015 M4 Coupe - Silverstone/Sakhir/CF
2012 ML350