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  1. 2016 M4 Competition - Metal Scraping Sound Under 10mph

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi All, New member, hope everybody is well. My 2016 M4 competition has only 18,000 miles on it, its been maintained regardless of cost, has new tyres, brakes are all perfect etc etc. Recently, i've noticed a loudish scraping noise, it sounds once with every rotation of one of the wheels. It...
  2. F30 Metallic Popping sound driving me mad!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, very new to this website so hoping you guys could shed some light on my problem! Vehicle - BMW 320d M Sport 67 plate (F30) A little over a week ago I had my alloys changed from the boring 18“ m sport alloys to the 19” inch diamond cut m sport alloys. Now, both alloys were stock for the...
  3. 1998 318i Rear Suspension - Best OEM retrofit options

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, I've got a 98 318i, completely original, and I'm looking at changing out the rear axle (subframe, trailing arms, control arms, discs & calipers, spring mounts etc..) as one unit from a breaker. Currently I've only got drums on the rear and some rusted in, broken abs sensors, so the...
  4. BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe 440I M Sport

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Good Afternoon :) I picked up my baby just before xmas, and have covered over 1,000 miles already! I'm in love, however I'm thinking I need to upgrade the breaks, not for aesthetic reasons, for performance. I've changed from a focus ST (2l petrol - 250bhp), and it just feels like the...
  5. 318i e46 stock- x5 - brake upgrade

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hello i am new here and excited to upgrade my e46 318i and i'm stocked with questions here are a few. I am wanting to swap my stock brake set up to a stock set up from an x5 (front and back). Is there anything i need to look out for in this swap / is it a good idea? Will the ecu from my 318i...
  6. Brake squeak, 535d E60 2009

    General BMW Discussions
    I've changed the pads, changed the front disks and I still have a squeak, any ideas?
  7. F30 335d M Sport brake issue

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Everybody, Picked up my first BMW last month. I remember thinking how firm the brake pedal was, but I was coming from smaller, single-piston calipers to the 4 pot M-Sport brakes, so thought this must be normal. They started to bite as soon as the lightest contact was made with the pedal and...
  8. squeaking brakes!!

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    had new brake pads fitted (pagid) to my 435d but the squeaking is horrendous, and seems to be getting worse, only slow speed braking though!! any ideas how to deal with it, or is it a cas of changing brake pads??
  9. 550i Performance Brakes

    General BMW Discussions
    Can anyone tell me of a break manufacturer that can supply big break discs and calipers that are able to accept electronic break wear system for a 2006 E60 550i 362 BHP?:confused
  10. 2010 525D - ratchet type noise front brakes

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I have a 2010 F10 BMW 525d with 142k on the clock. Great car. Recently when applying the brakes (and relaesing them) there ia ratchet type noise and you can feel through the pedal the 'click click click' as you press more and more pressure, especially at low speeds the brakes are not...
  11. Uprateing brakes on e92 with m3 brakes

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi Everyone. I have a vibration issue when I brake. The steering wheel vibrates when I brake but only once the car is warm. To date I have had brand new alloys and tyres, all balanced and tracking done. Bushes have been checked on a shaker plate and all good. I have been advised in could be...
  12. e46 325ci New brakes, shifting forward at low speed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, Long time lurker first time poster.... never had a car worth mentioning... I am hoping for some advice/help after fitting some new brakes to my 2004 325ci manual, I have fitted Brembo Max discs, Ferodo DS2500 pads, Goodridge braided lines, fresh fancy high temp fluid and 2 new rear...
  13. FRONT Brakes stuck on

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So I cleared a boat load of faults using Carly on the in-laws E91 330d 2006. These were stored faults after some breakdown balloon front supspended towed it to a independent to replace the starter motor (it’s an auto ?‍♂️) the engine check light was on and there were 32 faults, to do with it...
  14. 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...
  15. M240i Brakes

    BMW 2 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW F22
    I have owned my 240i for 18 months, love the car its the brakes i dont like. just had my first service and the dealer thought perhaps with my driving style (last of the late brakers) i would be better suited with the Motorsport pads, does anybody have any experience of these as a choice? D
  16. E90 MSport brakes

    General BMW Discussions
    Going to be changing the brake discs and pads on my E90 325i N53. There are 2 options: Front - 312x24 or 330x24 Rear - 300 x 20 or 336x22 I thought that being an Msport it would have the larger brakes fitted, but it hasn't. Is this normal?
  17. Interesting "Budget" Brakes result

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Purchased 2 x Eicher premium Discs for my 525d E39 Touring and some "Drivetec" pads. On a budget as i wont be keeping the car long . Mechanic cleaned all surfaces off etc and the fitting went well . Then 250 miles (London -Snowdon) of Motorway driving to settle them in. At first( 30 miles)...
  18. Brakes dragging / sticking / applying on their own

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all hoping someone can help... I have an f21 116i 63 plate. The brakes seems to be dragging causing very poor mpg. They also stick on, taking several seconds to release after releasing the pedal. This happens when the brakes are cold or warm. They also apply themselves occasionally when...
  19. Cost of brakes f30 320d

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all. First time here. I drive a BMW 320d which needs the front brake disks and pads replacing and the rear pads replacing. If I look for the parts online (Pagid/Textar) they come to around £330 with sensors. However after calling a couple of reputable indy garages in Leicester they are...
  20. Brakes for F31 320d//msport

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, new to this group and also the BMW world. I am looking about changing the brakes on my 320d. What would people recommend and where is best to source them from? Thanks in advance ?