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  1. E92 325i rear brakes binding.

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hello all! I’m having issues with the rear brakes of my 2008 325i (n53). As of a few days back the rear brakes are sticking and getting very hot. I have ordered new discs and pads (as they don’t look to clever) and out of impulse also got two calipers on the way. What’s bothering me is why...
  2. rear brakes binding on

    General BMW Discussions
    hi, not long had my series 1 coupe and got a problem with the rear brakes locking on after around 6 to 10 minutes of driving it. its ok when you first start out the brakes are free but the longer you drive they start locking on and the rear discs start getting hot, any ideas of what could be...
  3. 03 330i saloon near side front caliper binding

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My front drivers side brake caliper is not releasing properly causing a considerable amount of rolling resistance. Is this something that can be repaired or is a replacement caliper the way to solve this issue?
  4. Steering slight binding when turning how to check lower u-joint

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    99 528i Touring I am getting a soft and hard feel on my steering when going around curves. It also feels like a hard then soft feel in the wheel when parked when I turn the wheel. I want to release the lower coupler and check for binding, can I just remove the lower pinch bolt and slide the...
  5. E60 530d Front Brake Grabbing / Binding

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I am getting a on off grinding noise coming from the font passenger side, I only notice it on very smooth roads at around 25-30mph (not during braking). No feedback from the steering wheel but defiantly sounds like a rotation based noise. Jacked the front up, the front passenger wheel has a...
  6. 1999 E46 328CI - Binding rear brakes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    1999 E46 328CI - Binding rear brakes - NEW PROBLEM, NEW INFO Having an issue with my OSR brakes. Noticed today that it was grabbing as I stopped (repeated by crawling and coasting, grabbed and the back end lifted slightly). So, this afternoon I've had the wheel and caliper off. Pads removed...
  7. E46 330d Saloon Rear Driver Side Brake Overheating and Binding Up - Siezed Caliper?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have just arrived back from a longish journey. The wheel, is much hotter than the other rear wheel and smells of track-day brakes. The car holds itself on very slight inclines but rolls "freely-ish" on everything else (the steeper the slope the freer it rolls). I have looked around and it...
  8. E36 binding brakes

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    My driverside front brake is getting stuck on. Im thinking master cylinder or caliper what do you think
  9. E36 320i 4 door 1996 o/s/f brake binding problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have a problem with the o/s/f brake binding. I took the caliper off and cleaned it all up with some brake cleaner and put some copper grease on where needed. I took it for a test drive and jacked the car back up to see if it had worked but I had real trouble turning the wheel by hand. It...
  10. 2000(W) E46 318 (1.9) handbrake binding

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey folks. I know if I had the time and a computer (currently on my phone!) I could find the bits and pieces of info I need but as I'm away from home I need your help. My osr handbrake is binding. I've got tools but I don't have the torque settings for the caliper mounting bracket.. or you could...
  11. 1999 e46 323i binding brake causing thud - fyi for others

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I saw someone else mention this too but couldnt find thread - apologies - thought it worth mentioning though. My n/s handbrake was binding, exacerbating a thud on gearchange from rear. Since fixing the brake, the thud is much improved. Anyone with a thud on going into gear at rest or when...
  12. front brake binding 320d

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I posted last week about this , 6 months ago front caliper o/s/f was replaced and discs and pads due to binding and warped disc on O/S . few weeks later O/S/F disc warped again so changed them again . Now 6 months later disc is binding again . I suspect the disc warping is a symptom of...
  13. 2000 e36 318ti compact, Brake binding?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    really need some advice guys. at certain times the car feels like its holding back when driving along. on a motorway at 70 if i lift off the pedal the car feels like its driving along with the handbrake on a couple of notches and slows down quite quickly. acceleration is also a bit slower when...
  14. 1999 E46 318i - weird juddering and rear brake binding

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi there im wondering if any1 got any suggestions on why my bmw which i bought yesterday would be juddering/bad vibration, when im going along say 50-60 its quite bad some times even at 30, i can actually feel it through the floor in front which quite worries me but was only motd 2 weeks ago...
  15. 2000(X)E46 318se handbrake binding ?.

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hi, Everbody,my E46 318iSE has failed MOT on binding N/S/R handbrake Adjusted handbrake via adjusters all seemed well could spin by hand, 2 clicks locked up fine.At garage still binding on machine.Back home drum off shoes excellent drum excellent ?.Actuator seems rust free (will remove...
  16. 1996 E36 328i - squeeking binding noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have a 1996 328 convertible which i've had for 2 weeks now, its done 120k so didnt expect it to be trouble free, the problem is as follows....... when driving theres a binding and squeeking noise coming from the rear near side wheel. When i pull away very slowly it sounds like rubber on...
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