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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Tue, Jan-05-2016, 01:00:23 AM   #41
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Default Re: Compression spring SMG dropping out of gear DIY

I only replaced 1 spring when I did this and it was the one behind the pressed in plug. If you click the Part Number for item #6 (23311228397) at http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/show...diagId=23_0956, you will see that the part was superseded by 23317511337, which is the same part number as item #9 at http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/show...diagId=23_0887. Hope that helps!
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Old Tue, Jan-12-2016, 07:21:32 PM   #42
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which number is the spring for 3rd/4th Gear?
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Old Tue, Jan-12-2016, 07:36:37 PM   #43
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Default Re: Compression spring SMG dropping out of gear DIY

I replaced the following below, and I had problems with 3rd gear.

07 Locking pin 1 23311282539 $17.09
08 Locking device 1 23317530787 $27.06
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Old Tue, Jan-12-2016, 07:53:03 PM   #44
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because i bought parts from 5 to 10..
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/show...diagId=23_0956

i have problem just with the 4th gear..
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Old Thu, Jan-14-2016, 08:20:32 AM   #45
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I'm taking my car to a shop, how many hours would you guys estimate the project to be if I'm swapping out all of my compression springs if they had all the proper tools? TIA
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Old Thu, Jan-14-2016, 12:31:12 PM   #46
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It took my friend and me about 5 hours total.


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7 Locking pin 1 23311282539 $17.09
08 Locking device 1 23317530787 $27.06

What else to fix this problem??
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I believe you need parts number 5 - 10

BUT what other springs correlate to other gears?
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I had the same exact issue before on my previous M3...I wish I had seen this DIY
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So it was fixed?
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