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  1. General BMW Discussions
    So for a few days now my car has been making a loud crunching sound from the drivers side rear wheel, there is no trend as to when it happens and it doesn't seem to be affected by speed, braking or turning. One time it happened it kicked a whole load of orang dust over the wheel and tyre that...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I had a crunching noise coming from the engine for a week or so. I couldnt pinpoint where it was coming from initially but i checked today again and i see where it is coming from. I am not in any way mechanical minded so dont know what the new part is i need to replace. I have took photos of...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have a 2004 E46 318Ci with a N42 Engine. I had a strange problem yesterday. When the car was idleing, I could hear a strange crunching type noise from the engine bay. It sounded like the sound was coming from the right hand side, below or around the inlet manifold. It sounded like...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just got my 330i and sat inside setting up the radio channels. About 3 minutes after getting in I hear this crunching sound from what seems to come from the dashboard or very back of the engine. Happens whenever I switch the electricity on/off - any idea what that is?!?
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Good afternoon :thumbsup I can't figure this one out ! I got a crunch/knocking when turning right, and only right - If i'm going in a straight line, or turning left, then I don't get it. It feels like it's coming from passenger rear wheel, and if you put your hand on the handbrake when it's...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hey all, recently pulled away from a friends house very sensible btw !! and it went crunch!! as if i had a curb with bumpers or something !! thought i had touched the bumper (which i didnt) and not thought much of it !! went 200 yards down the road and it started grinding and clunking i spose...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    On the way home tonight and my drivers side rear brake caliper/pads ect started crunching and grinding! I would pull off and it jolted and there was a metallic noise. Handbrake cable feels lose and my brake pedal went a little spongey, im gonna get it to the garage tommorrow im just hoping its...
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