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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 02-17-2017, 02:15 AM   #1
Uwahh7
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Front end shake

Im a new bmw owner. Bought an 03 325 xi and have a bad front end shake. Had collapsed motor mounts and replaced them now its worse. Could it be the axles since the motor had a sag and was laying on them puting them in a different angle and now since the motor has been lifted back up that the axles are all out of wack now.
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:02 AM   #2
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If it's the axles, it usually does it only under power.
A constant shake is usually wheels,
and warped brakes, well, do it under braking.

When does yours shake?

I've got the same problem...
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1122770

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Old 02-19-2017, 08:37 AM   #3
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Mine shakes once i put it in drive and take off. It usually becomes less of a shake at higher speeds but is still there. It was there when i bought it but not very noticeable. As it got worse i had it looked at and was told i had collapsed motor mounts. I took it back to the dealer and made them fix it unaware it was illegal to sell the car like that. Well with new mounts and the motor and axle sag being lifted my shake is worse so i dont know.
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