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Hello and welcome to the forum.
The starter motor meshing with the ring gear will still cause fillings to be produced,it's definately worth removing it and cleaning it to see if it cures the problem.
I'd rather push my Alfa than drive a BMW....
Currently in Lagdti's garage:
2004 Saab 9-5 HOT Aero and a 2001 Audi A3 1.8 Turbo