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  1. E46 General
    Hello to anybody who decides to read this. I apologize if my post is in a wrong section but I'm new here and looking for an answer to a very strange problem on my bmw which from what I have learned and seen, throughout my 3 backyard-garage-enthusiast-DIY years, is very rare or even unheard and...
  2. E46 General
    I have a 2006 330CI ZHP with a 6 speed and I keep hearing this annoying tinny sorta metal scratchy noise coming from the car. My clutch isn't worn out or slipping. It catches just fine and doesn't give me any issues. I can't pinpoint where the sound is coming from since it only happens when I'm...
  3. E46 General
    Hi all, I have an 04 325i 5mt touring. Since it's getting colder in the Netherlands I've been hearing this strange rattle on cold starts. the engine only does this the first second while it's cold. I had the Vanos unit revised about 2 months ago. so that shouldn't be the problem. the engine...
  4. Australia
    Hey guys I am having an issue with my 99 e46 323i.. auto when I start it I am getting a loud grinding noise! i bought the car with this noise (cheap) starter motor is new but I didn’t put it in... befire I pull the intake off and starter off has anyone had this issue and fixed it?? the flex...
  5. Suspension, Brakes
    Hey guys another simple question to hopefully get some options. So i just recently installed new brake pads and rotors, but now every one and a while after i apply the brakes i hear the grind kinda sounding like a moan. I remember putting a small layer of lubricant on the back metal of the pads...
  6. E46 General
    Hi guys i've been noticing a strange grinding noise possibly coming from the rear when i drive. The noise only happens when i hit exactly around 1700 rpms, no more or no less. im not sure what it could be.
  7. E46 General
    I have a grind coming from the rear passenger side of my car, only happens around 60km/h-70km/h with a little bit of throttle. vibrates fairly quick and than gets more pronounced if I keep the throttle the same. Also when I start it first thing in the morning occasionally it will start to...
  8. E46 General
    Hi guys, so im pretty sure my front right wheel bearing on my 04' 325ci is getting worn out. Heck, its been making noise for the past two years (about 20k miles) or so and now its getting a little more annoying, not really loud but just... annoying. I have not had any trouble driving my car so...
  9. Suspension, Brakes
    Hi! i just bought my new to me used bmw, it is a 2001 325i it has 135xxx miles and i have a few problems with it - the Brake Light is on on the dash, although i have the handbrakes off - when the car is in idle, or when i start it up it kind of screeching and squealing noise but it runs fine...
  10. E46 General
    I was driving home tonight, then all of a sudden I noticed a groaning noise when I got to a red light. I didn't think much of it, and kept going - then I changed lanes and heard a grinding-like-groan. Now as soon as I even touch my wheel basically it sounds like a grinding-groan. I had my dad...
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