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  1. Clunking sound from front left wheel. Help!

    General E46 Forum
    Hey everyone! Ok so, my 323ci has started making some clunking noises from the front left tire. I have coilovers and they have been on the car since I bought it. Recently I got told by a inspector that the front left coilover was leaking a little, but that it was nothing to be concerned about...
  2. Clunking sound from front left wheel. Help!

    Suspension & Braking
    Hey everyone! Ok so, my 323ci has started making some clunking noises from the front left tire. I have coilovers and they have been on the car since I bought it. Recently I got told by a inspector that the front left coilover was leaking a little, but that it was nothing to be concerned about...
  3. Driveshaft HELP

    General E46 Forum
    So about two day ago i started to feel and hear a loud vibration when i would let off the gas and start to slow down with out using my brakes, then today i was driving and heard a loud clunking noise, i slowed down and then it started vibrating really bad and clunking , so i had it towed. I took...
  4. 2005 325xi metallic rubbing then rotary rattle

    E46 Xi Forum
    Good morning all, I much appreciate in advance the help you might be able to give me. I have been searching for hours now and could not find anybody reporting the same issue as myself so here it goes. When driving, particularly on highway, a metallic rubbing noise will occur at random and...
  5. Help me diagnose this rear differential sound

    General E46 Forum
    So i have this hollow sound when driving at higher speeds, and it's worse at turns. Possibly more to the right than left. I've had the rear in the air several times to diagnose it, and i've done the following: 1. Checked fluid level, ok and clear with no metal shavings (not sure if correct...
  6. Still clunking after brand new end links... so annoyed

    E46 Xi Forum
    just did a diy on my front endlinks got the genuine bmw ones from ecs tuning easy to tell the old ones were scrap so i swapped the brand new ones in and the suspension felt perfect for first 20 miles. Now the clunking is back almost as bad as before. its so annoying to have such a rattle going...
  7. e46 diff 320ci

    General E46 Forum
    hi i was wondering if anyone has had a problem with their diff clunking/popping when pulling away or reversing and would a diff off a 325ci fit my car or any other model thanks:banghead:
  8. 2001 330xi 5 speed: rear end clunk

    General E46 Forum
    I know some of you out there have the rear end clunk noise and I want to share my experience. I have not fixed the clunking noise yet but I hope to keep sort of a journal on my progress as I try different things and keep the community informed. First off my bimmer is a 2001 330xi 5 speed manual...
  9. Front End Clunk/Wobble....Help me diagnose!

    General E46 Forum
    So about a week or so ago I installed Tein SuperStreet coilovers. They are friggin' awesome. About 2-3 days later, I noticed a noise coming from the front driver's side. It sounds like something wobbling or clunking, which lead me to believe it was metal on metal. At first I thought it was...
  10. Front-end clunking-rattling -- can't pinpoint the cause

    Suspension & Braking
    :confused: Gents, I promise I've searched and read a ton of posts. My head is spinning from all the reading I've done, and I'm an editor and read plenty as it is! I've replaced my CABs and sway bar end links in an attempt to cure the clunking-rattling noise I've been enduring for months now...
  11. 2001 325i Engine Knocking Sound

    General E46 Forum
    I'm trying to figure out what the noise is! My car was recently the victim of some overheating damage which left it stalled out on the side of the road for a little while. I let my GF drive it for a small trip she had to make, and the reservoir tank cracked on her, leaking out all of the...
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