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  1. Whistling under acceleration between 1500-2000 RPM

    General E46 Forum
    Hello everyone, I have recently been experiencing a whistling occurring somewhere between 1500-2000 RPM. It only presents its self under acceleration and whilst moving. Below or above this rev band, no sound is heard. While the car is parked and revved no sound is present. Otherwise the car...
  2. high pitched engine noise when cold

    General E46 Forum
    When my car is started cold, it makes a weird high pitched noise - I can't decide if it's a whistle or a mechanical squeal. I read lots of threads describing similar issues and it seems most are either caused by pulley bearings or vacuum leaks. Armed with that knowledge I had another look and...
  3. SES light on whistling urgently need help

    General E46 Forum
    Hey all, This would be my second post on this issue as I have wandered through countless posts with no avail in reaching a solution My car is a 2004 325 with 101,xxx miles on it General description of the problem: - Whistling noise on acceleration, varies with throttle, most noise between...
  4. SES light on whistling urgently need help

    E46 Xi Forum
    Hey all, This would be my second post on this issue as I have wandered through countless posts with no avail in reaching a solution My car is a 2004 325 with 101,xxx miles on it General description of the problem: - Whistling noise on acceleration, varies with throttle, most noise between...
  5. Whistling on acceleration mystery already replaced intake boots

    General E46 Forum
    Hey all, This would be my first post on these forums, happy to be joining the community. I drive an '04 325 with 100,xxx miles on it. After installing a cold air intake, suddenly my car has this terrible whistling noise on acceleration. The pitch of the noise varies with my throttle, and is...
  6. In Cabin noise

    General F30 Sedan/F31 Wagon/F32 Coupe/F33 Cabrio
    Just picked up my f30 this weekend. It's already in the service dept. and I'm in a loaner. Took it in because of a loud whistling noise in the cabin @ speeds above 30 mph. Just wondering if anyone has experienced this. My f30 was produced in March (Germany). Sounds like a seal problem but...
  7. Whistling sound at high RPMS

    General E46 Forum
    My car is auto (if it helps, I would rather be driving a manual but I'm stuck with auto :tsk:) but to be more specific, it's Steptronic. As I'm accelerating and my car reaches about 6,000+ rpms, it makes a loud whistling sound that's easily heard from my friend while he's driving his E46. Also...
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