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Old 05-14-2010, 09:22 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by antonmn View Post
Throwout bearing failure seems to happen more often..
I can't speak to E46s, as I've never heard one fail on an E46, but I had a throwout bearing fail on my Z, and it was a whirring sound that only appeared when the motor was wound and the clutch was depressed, ie changing gears. I had people asking me all the time if it was a turbo, and I had to explain that sadly no, the sound was from a mechanical failure.

Loved the sound, I didn't want to fix it!!!
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