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  1. 2007 530d - Continuous drum beat sound from engine

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    Hi i have a BMW 530D 2007 model done 176500k. I have noticed a continuous sound like a drum from left hand side of the engine. Tried to figure it out and it seems is coming from behind the left front wheels. No signs on the dashboard for engine check, oil is up to the mark. Any ideas what it...
  2. Is there no adjustment available for drum brakes on 97 316i?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My E-brake is only pulling on the right side. I pulled apart the left brake and there seems to be no way to adjust the brake. There in bad condition but i don't want to spend money on this POS. Is there another way to adjust the E-brake for one side. I looked up the parts breakdown and i can't...
  3. Drum Brake handbrake adjuster needed

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    While checking the handbrake on my 1996 316i Saloon I noticed that one of the levers was missing from one side, The part no is 34211159144, is it possible to buy this seperately? if so How much are they? Part no 4 in the diagram Regards Chris F
  4. E83 X3 2.0d 2004: Is this drum scrap?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Please see attached photo. I've been having trouble with sticking brakes and and all manner of oddness. I stripped the rear brakes to take a proper look. The offside rear drum looks a bit odd. The upper (rusty) bit is supposed to be in contact with the parking brake shoe but doesn't seem to be...
  5. 1991 E30 320 - drum brake springs

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    where can i get the full break spring set for an e30??? any suggestions please? :thumbsup
  6. 1997 E36 318i brake drum removal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi im trying to get the drums off to change the shoes ive taken out the small hex bolt but do i need to remove the 30mm nut from the middle as well? never had to before, but these aint shifting with just the small hex bolt removed!
  7. 1997 E36 318i - Rear Wheel Bearing in Drum Brake

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I need to replace the nearside rear wheel bearing on my 1997 e36 318i se with rear drums. I've been reading a few guides online but they have all been for a disk brake set up. What I'd like to know is if the bearings are the same, and is the procedure the same? Thanks, Sam.
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