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      03-13-2019, 01:20 PM   #5
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Drives: F30 335i XDrive 6mt / e83 X3
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Queens, New York

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Originally Posted by dgeldart View Post
This job is pretty straightforward.

BUT, there is another plastic gear (the white gear in the Bentley video shown at 5:48 into the video) that your black gear fits onto, and that white gear has been know to suffer stress cracks. I'd highly recommend that you replace that white gear at the same time. The part is not expensive, and while the job is straightforward, there's no sense doing it twice.
Never thought about replacing the white gear as well. The 13mm bolts are rusted on the subframe brace so I've only taken 2/4 bolts out. Maybe I'll order the white gear before i complete the job