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      02-06-2014, 08:49 PM   #1
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Clutch Job Cost Socal

Hey guys
Anyone have an idea of clutch job cost for 08 e90 m3.

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The clutch job in an 08 m3 requires a new flywheel as the 08 clutch plate/disk has been superseded by the 09+ which requires the 09+ flywheel. The flywheel+clutch/pressure plate will cost you 2000 for parts via getbmwparts. So figure 2000 + labor.
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Holy fuck, I hope I don't own this car when it needs a new clutch!
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The clutch job in an 08 m3 requires a new flywheel as the 08 clutch plate/disk has been superseded by the 09+ which requires the 09+ flywheel. The flywheel+clutch/pressure plate will cost you 2000 for parts via getbmwparts. So figure 2000 + labor.
Pretty much nailed it.
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The clutch job in an 08 m3 requires a new flywheel as the 08 clutch plate/disk has been superseded by the 09+ which requires the 09+ flywheel. The flywheel+clutch/pressure plate will cost you 2000 for parts via getbmwparts. So figure 2000 + labor.
We can install this for you.

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the reason I know this is because I had to swap pressure plates when my 08 one broke…. The plus side is that the newer 09+ unit is much quieter and has a more linear engagement point… the dealer wanted 4500 for the entire job… i went elsewhere.
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I replaced mine right when I bought it. They're all correct 2K plus labor if you can get parts at or close to cost
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Thanks for the feedback guys. And I appreciate the PMs vendors. I am under CPO warranty and Maintenance Warranty. I decided to roll the dice and bring the car to the dealer.

Agreement was that if the clutch was damaged due to abuse then I would be on the hook for the bill ($1400 in labor @ 9 hrs, optional $2700 in parts if i decided i wanted to replace). If there was no signs of abuse then warranty would be covered. Note: I have never done any burnouts, launches, donuts, etc..however, I'm not the original owner.

SO i rolled the dice and this is what they found:





What they found was a broken spring which damaged the flywheel. End result= covered. WHEW

Got the car back yesterday. Noticed the clutch pedal feel is significantly lighter than before. Will break in the clutch ~500 miles and report back.

Hopefully you guys don't need a new clutch anytime soon.
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Glad it was covered!
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what were your symptoms?
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      02-17-2014, 01:15 PM   #13
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what were your symptoms?
Clutch slipping in higher gears (3rd-6th) around 3k rpm. Usually when it is cold (50F) as well.

However, it was inconsistent. It would happen for a day and then go away. and then come back again.
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Thanks for the feedback guys. And I appreciate the PMs vendors. I am under CPO warranty and Maintenance Warranty. I decided to roll the dice and bring the car to the dealer.

Agreement was that if the clutch was damaged due to abuse then I would be on the hook for the bill ($1400 in labor @ 9 hrs, optional $2700 in parts if i decided i wanted to replace). If there was no signs of abuse then warranty would be covered. Note: I have never done any burnouts, launches, donuts, etc..however, I'm not the original owner.

SO i rolled the dice and this is what they found:





What they found was a broken spring which damaged the flywheel. End result= covered. WHEW

Got the car back yesterday. Noticed the clutch pedal feel is significantly lighter than before. Will break in the clutch ~500 miles and report back.

Hopefully you guys don't need a new clutch anytime soon.

Hey!

Same thing has happened to me today. See my thread below:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15559603
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