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  1. Please Help, Strange Noise Turning

    General E46 Forum
    Hey pros, Need help identify this noise. It only happens when i m turning with speed. It used to only happen when making a left but now both left/right are making noises. I found a video that has the exact same noises. could it be a bad diff? This noise Much help is appreciated! 2001 330ci...
  2. Rear clicking noise when turning

    Suspension & Braking
    I have a clicking noise and I just can't find out where it's coming from. I've read loads of posts all over the Internet and had my mechanic look over the car and still I'm none the wiser. So I'm hoping someone can help me out last year I had koni fad and eibach pro fitted to my convertible (as...
  3. "Groaning" Popping sound when turning right

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    So discovered another issue with my 2005 330i recently. I have been working on my rich codes and possible MAF issues, and then this cropped up. When turning right, I can hear a strange 'groaning' sound from what seems to be the front right wheel area. The sound is hard to describe, almost like a...
  4. Tranny Problem (Not the no reverse problem)

    General E46 Forum
    Ever since I've owned the car it always had the check engine light on with like 8 codes and once in awhile it would shift into what felt like 3rd or 4th gear after going around turns and stay there till I shut it off, and restarted it. But just this past Monday I replaced the fuel filter (who...
  5. Thumping noise when accelerating out of a turn

    General E46 Forum
    I just got my control arm bushings replaced, and just recently started hearing a thumping sound coming from the front of my car. At first I though I ran over something, but it's happened more often than it should. Could it be underinflated tires? I noticed they're getting a little low...