Used BMW Propshafts
All used BMW Propshafts listed on Breakeryard.com are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. Breakeryard.com list cheap new OES or aftermarket car parts at discounted prices and used OEM car parts up to 80% cheaper than main dealer prices for BMW from premium breaker yards from across the UK.
The BMW propshaft is a key part of an automatic vehicle’s transmission and is attached to the gearbox using a propshaft coupling. This coupling is usually a two-piece rubber doughnut shaped gaiter with metal bushings inside that connects the propshaft. The BMW propshaft can be attached to the gearbox using a variety of different fixings such as nuts and bolts or cap screws. The ends of the BMW propshaft can either be parallel or tapered - this will influence which fixing is used.
BMW propshaft failures can happen for a variety of reasons but most common is general wear to the propshaft coupling especially in rubber couplings. If the propshaft coupling becomes damaged it will cause excess play in the BMW propshaft. This play can twist the pipe.
Other causes for damage to the BMW propshaft could be road hazards denting the tube of the BMW propshaft. It’s also possible for the BMW propshaft to shear in half if it has been rubbing against another part of the vehicle possibly through incorrect installation of the BMW propshaft or nearby parts.
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