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My 2000 323i has this horible sound coming from the font end. It sounds like the RPMs are racing but they are not. The noise gets louder as I accelerate. Throw it into neutrol on the go and the noise is not affected. I think it's the fron axle or differential? Could I have lost the grease in the front end?

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"The rpms are racing" what? rpm= revolutions per minute.

There is no "grease to lose in the front end" the cv or constant velocity joints have grease in them, but you would know if something is wrong because the boot would be torn. The differential is in the rear of the car so that's not it because the "horible" sound comes from the front end.

probably a cv joint. could be a rubber flex joint as well.

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