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  1. Brake grind

    Suspension & Braking
    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...
  2. Grinding noise at 1700rpm

    General E46 Forum
    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.
  3. Fine grind and odd idle

    General E46 Forum
    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...
  4. Front Wheel bearings. How late is too late?

    General E46 Forum
    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...
  5. 2001 325i DSC BRAKE Lights on?

    Suspension & Braking
    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...
  6. Is my power-steering pump dead/dying?

    General E46 Forum
    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...