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BMW Driveshaft Q&A

Here are the top questions technicians ask about BMW driveshafts.

Driveshaft Diagnostics

The big challenge with late-model vehicles is the diversity of driveshafts. 

The Problem Is Not In The Transfer Case

The most important part of any repair work is locating the cause of the problem that causes the customer complaint.

VIDEO: Why Do U-Joints Fail?

Uncovering the root cause of a driveline complaint. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Spicer Driveshafts From Dana Reduce Vehicle Downtime

The driveshafts are designed to be drop-in replacements for Mercedes-Benz/RAM Promaster Sprinter vans.

Driveshaft Universal Joint Tips And Techniques

Driveshaft vibrations in rear-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles are not acceptable after replacing U-joints.

How Well Do You Know Your Driveshaft?

There are three types of modern driveshafts with multiple configurations.

Driveshaft Service: Yoke To Yoke Diagnostics

Driveshafts on most rear-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicles are very durable. Most late-model driveshafts are not serviceable and do not have any lubrication points. But, this does not mean that they can’t wear or even fail.

Driveshaft FAQs

Let’s take a look at some of the frequently asked questions about driveshafts.

VIDEO: Three Tips For Driveshaft Service

More vehicles are using all-wheel or rear-wheel drive and driveshaft service is becoming more common. Andrew Markel shares three driveshaft service tips.

Inspecting And Servicing Worn Driveshafts

Most late-model driveshafts are not serviceable and do not have any lubrication points. But, this does not mean that they can’t wear, or even fail.