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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Woke up this morning to my car making a sort of clanking noise when idle, sounds like it's coming from the front, near all the pulley's. Can't be heard from inside the cabin. I did a 8mile trip and afterwards the noise was still there but more much more faint...
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I have a 2012 X5 M Sport 30 XDrive which has a clanking noise from the rear tailgate, the noise seems to be related to times when the car flexes eg. when turning off the road into a driveway which has a slope to it. Seems ok when going over a speed bump when both rear wheels hit the bump...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Does anyone have any info on a clanking/rattling sound coming from the rear half of my MTranny. It drives fine and I only hear in when in idle, and when I turn the car off its gets really loud for a second. She has 175,000 on her so she's kinda a slut. Just worried about any future tranny...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Can anyone help me please...? I have a bmw 540 saloon. R Reg... The problem is that when i am driving on bumpy roads i get this clanking sound from the front, from the drivers wheel side. Now, if i then slightly press the break pedal the sound goes away. I have had new front brake pads...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I bought a 1997 E39 SE Touring a few days ago and it has a clanking at the back, did some research and also someone on a thread of mine here suggested its possibly the bushes. It has had new "rear frame bushes" in 2010 costing £48 each for a total of four. Now I'll sound stupid but I only...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, In the last few months my engine (BMW 523, E39, 1998, 160k miles) has started making a clanking sound when either hot or cold; see http://www.youtube.com/user/STR284633?feature=mhum. Other times it sounds absolutely fine (hot or cold). Is it an oil starvation issue and if so what is the...
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