Originally Posted by jackw
my outer shaft bearing on a 2009 328Xdrive is burned out. The car is out of warranty. Too bad, the dealer told me the bearing is not available as a single part and I have to buy a whole new diff ($2050).
Can have a salvage differential from a junk yard for $700. Would prefer to get a sole bearing but I can't find it. Who's your mechanic and where may I find the specs of this outer shaft bearing?
Many thanks from Quebec
Darn, I tought dealers are rip-offs only in Bulgaria! xD Like OP said, you can change only the bearings. If your car is not under warranty just do it at a trusted local service. You will have absolutely no problem.