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  1. Water pump grinding noise

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys....I have a problem with a grinding noise on my BMW 318i touring. It happens when the engine is hot and at about 2k revs. I took it to a garage and I was told this...." the water pump runs on a pulley off the auxiliary belt ( on the front of the engine ) the bearing on that drive is...
  2. grinding noise on the clutch and so slow!

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    Hi everyone. New to the group but have loved Bimmers since day 1! iv bought a 56 plate 520d a few weeks back. i think i paid above the odds for it but cuz i drove such a long way to see and the guy who sold it pulled my bluff that i was not going to buy it (had to call him back and say il take...
  3. 320d E46 Touring rear grinding noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Trying to work out what is going on here. Symptoms are: 1) Grinding noise when coasting with manual transmission in gear and drivetrain is not under load e.g. no noise when going up a hill but appears when going down hill 2) No noise when not in gear 3) Noise even worse when I reverse 4) Springs...
  4. weird grinding noise when going over bumps with people in the back

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, tonight I went to pick up some people from local station and one person in the back is a little overweight shall we say, the other person a normally fit man. Anyway, upon them entering the car it was immediately noticeable when going over bumps there was a grinding noise, there was no noise...
  5. Grinding Noise. Please Help

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I have 03 325i non-sport The issue Im dealing with for last year is grinding in suspension (or driveline?) Most certainly it feels coming from front left (driver's) side I manage to keep this noise at 45 miles speed and ~1900-2000RPM for video Usually it happens when you start...
  6. Short grinding noise when hard accelerate the brake

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone Im kinda new to this forum ... Hope someone can help... Right, I own a Bmw 530D 2005 for about 4 years now no major probs...apart exhaust manifold replaced with e 39 one, Dpf removed remap etc... :))) I was driving for about three weeks with a split INTERCOOLER EGR TURBO BOOST...
  7. Grinding Noise When Turning

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, I've recently started to notice a grinding noise when turning either way, but mostly at low speed. I decided I must have low power steering fluid (ATF) so decided to locate the top up point. I failed massively on this, cannot find it anywhere. Can see screen wash, oil and coolant but...
  8. grinding noise

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    got a 320d 2007 plate and just had to change 2 rear tyres as inside wall down to wire and also a grinding noise but dont think it a wheel bearing , anybody got any ideas what might be my problem
  9. Grinding sound rear wheels 2000 W 316ti SE

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    Hi all, I'm Andy & I'm a newbie on the forum. I've got a 316ti SE (2000 W reg) Had an awful rattling sound recently which I managed to narrow down to the catalytic converter heat shield. I removed the heat shield completely and this seems to have cured it. What are the implications of no heat...
  10. 2002 E46 320D Grinding noise when cornering hard

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys, I have a 100k mile 2002 E46 320D and ever since I have owned the car (3 months/3000 miles) it has been making a grinding noise when turning left and at a fast speed for the corner only, going slowly, hard right or straight there is no noise at all. I have just changed the front right...
  11. Knocking and grinding after pad change!!!!!????

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi iv jus changed my front pads on my e39 but I haven't changed the discs the problem is I now have grinding and knocking when driving can any one help!!!???
  12. E46 Electric Window Grinding

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys this is one of my first posts here, I am having an issue with my drivers side window. The motor works fine from what i can hear but it grinds and the window doesnt move so im wondering, before i start investigating, if anyone would know what the issue could be so i dont end up buying...
  13. Low speed noise / Grinding?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All I have spent days trawling forums etc trying to fault find this noise. The trouble is I just bought the car and dont have anything to compare it too. Its a 2002 325I and seems to have well known noisy tyres on it. It has RUNWAY Enduros on the front and Sunny on the back. The noise occurs...
  14. 2007 E90 320d - Clutch grinding sound

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, For a couple of months now I have noticed after the pressing the clutch down, when it lifts it makes a grinding sound. When I got the mot done the mechanic told me its grinding against the flywheel, that's all he told me. Anyone know of or experienced this fault? Is the clutch/flywheel...
  15. Bmw 320cd grinding noise when clutch depressed a little when cold??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    As the title says my car makes a funny gringin/knocking noise when i rest my foot on the clutch pedal (more notisable when cold). It still drives good changes gear good just wondering why its doing it, am i to worry? The cars done 160k miles not sure if its had a flywheel/clutch in it yet but...
  16. E83 3.0d Grinding noise that is speed, not RPM, related that only stops with engine off

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have an usual grinding noise that came on quite quickly this past week after a 600 mile trip. I noticed a noise that was quiet and high pitched, I could only hear it on the motorway cruising at around 50-60mph. The noise changed to a light grinding noise that has gotten a little worse over the...
  17. 2nd gear grinding e36 323i 1995

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello! I recently bought e36 323i. I noticed early that 2nd and sometimes 3rd gear grinds when I try to shift in fast at high RPM or even worse if I downshift at high RPM. Nothing like this happens if I wait a second or 2 before shifting into these gears. Kinda seems like the clutch doesnt fully...
  18. Grinding noise and engine somehow running at 0rpm?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    This was weird, last night I was pulling into a sidestreet and slowed down to a stop and as I slowed I heard this horrible grinding sound and the rpm gauge was at 0 but the engine was somehow still running. As it didn't sound good I turned it off, then turned it back on and it made the grinding...
  19. e36 328is - grinding when hard left turn

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, anyone have experience of this as its driving me crazy, i'm getting a grinding/grating noise when doing a hard left turn which is coming from the driver side, so far i've changed wishbones, arb drop links, back lolipop bushes, could this be a wheel bearing issue ? thanks.
  20. 2006 E60 530xd - Crazy grinding noise from braking

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello again, For the past few months I have been experiencing this damn annoying grinding noise and its driving me crazy. This only happens a second before the car fully stops or when I slightly release the brake pedal and start moving. At higher speed there are no sounds from braking...
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