Originally Posted by NoirthernDancer
No it should not go bad but I don't think there is a big problem with them. Lucky it was replaced under warranty. BMW's started AWD in 1986 in Europe and in 1988 here. I have a 1989 325iX AWD. I don't think they did AWD with the E36, approx 1992 to 1998.
Ah, I see. Wow since the 80's I had no clue. I wonder why they skipped over the E36 then. I know it was here in the U.S. since the e46 MY.
Originally Posted by XMetal
My '04 Xdrive X5 (the first model that Xdrive was introduced on) is still trouble free, although, with only about 86K miles on the clock. Even with the low mileage, I've already had to replaced the transfer case fluid twice as noted by the OBD.
What exactly failed on your car?
Im not exactly sure yet, Ill post up here tomorrow, the car is done but it was too late to go get it today. I was already planning on picking their brain and find out exactly what happened.
Its my girlfriends e90 it was a 08 CPO, so not sure if the fluid was ever changed. It was leased and bought at our dealership so they should have records. All I know is they left a voicemail saying the transfer case is being replaced at that very moment, and the car will be ready by the end of the day.