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  1. General BMW Discussions
    My car has developed a clear and discernible knocking noise on very low speed braking, such as when releasing and re-applying the brakes when in heavy stop start traffic (which for me is daily). It even makes this noise just when the steering wheel is turned just slightly when the car is...
  2. Introductions
    Hey guys! I'm new here from Arkansas. I have a 2015 328i base model but low miles and very clean. Got wheels and tires and now working on brakes. Having issues with rear rotor sizes. I ordered a powerstop k6744 kit with the cross drilled slotted rotors. Went to change them out and found...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have a vibration when I brake. I took both the front brakes apart and cleaned everything to make sure everything was fitted correctly. I removed the disc and cleaned the hub etc to make sure everything was fitted ok as well. However, when I did this I noticed that the discs have lots of...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    I've changed the pads, changed the front disks and I still have a squeak, any ideas?
  10. 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...
  11. 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??
  12. 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
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
  19. 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?
  20. 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)...
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