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I have a 2001 325 Xi 222,000 miles, the front axle stopped…

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I have a 2001...

I have a 2001 325 Xi 222,000 miles, the front axle stopped pulling, no power to the front axle.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?

Just started Saturday, consistent

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 325 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Have tried nothing

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BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago
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What warning lights are on? Any?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Don't have even tool here
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I'll have to try latet
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago
sorry?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Don't have scan tool here.
Will have to try later.
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago

I asked if there were warning lights on the dash?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No warning lights
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago

sorry for the delay - has anything been checked?

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BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago

in terms of physical checks of the driveline?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago

Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you

unless the front drive shaft fell out, this would suggest a failure of the transfer case such that it is no longer sending power to the front axle

Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.

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