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  1. E46 320d sport 2005 - clutch grinding noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi looking for some help When depressing the clutch slightly there is a grinding noise. I think its a bearing or the DMF. Has anyone else had this? Will the clutch and DMF need replaced and if so how urgent would this need to be done? And also costs involved in this. Thanks for any help
  2. E36 328i 1996 -- Grinding noises

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey there, I have a grinding noise from the rear end which has been getting progressivley worse. At first it made noise while turning, I suspected wheel bearing and took it in to get the bearing replaced. The garage told me the was bearings were fine. The noise now occurs while...
  3. 1998 E36 318IS Rear grinding noise/bad wheel bearing

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Well for the past 4 months the car has been slightly ruined by a loud rusty metal grinding noise coming from the passenger rear wheel when going around right hand bends, sometimes when going straight and can become louder or quieter when applying some throttle. Took it to the garage soon after...
  4. 02 e46 330d sport - grinding (not wheel bearings/cv joints)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, im looking for some help please. My car grinds when turning right and accelerating but only really from going slow. Its a really rough grinding sound which gets worse if i keep accelerating. Iv had 2 garages look at it for wheel bearings and cv joints/drive shafts and both have said they...
  5. 318i auto grinding noise

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi' hope someone can help some days on starting my 2007 e91 318ise auto when I engage reverse gear or drive there ser,ms to be a griding noise coming from the gear box or engine bay its quite load outside of the car and can be heard quite well inside to' it happens while the foot brake is...
  6. 525d saloon front top mounts grinding

    General BMW Discussions
    hi guys i recently rebuild the front suspension on my 2002 525d. I am finding the new top mounts are grinding on the spring retaining plate (whatever its called) I have taken to the local garage and we stripped it all down again and its all installed correctly. You can see where the bottom of...
  7. 2000 328ci loud grinding noise from steering?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I hope someone can help Yesterday i started my car and almost straight way the car made a loud grinding noise and this got worse as i turned the steering wheel,and as i was turning the wheel i could feel alot of vibration, i turned the car off and checked everything, steering fluid was fine and...
  8. HELP!! Strange Bangs, noises, clicking, grinding, handbreake moving... haunted??

    General BMW Discussions
    Some times on the zim, will have a loud bang from the back and will feel the car wobble, and then some times the hand brake handle will be clickin and moving abit as if something was wraped round the prop and was hitting it, but its all clear. the rears sumtime make a grinding noise as if there...
  9. 1998 E36 323i Coupe - New discs and now get horrible grinding noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, Been a while since I posted, but recently I bought a 323i Coupe for Mrs Stratts and prior to the MoT in a few weeks I have replaced the discs and pads all round. When doing the rears, I had no problem getting the discs off and putting the new ones on, but since doing this I get a...
  10. Grinding sort of noise when braking heavily.??

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I'm new to the forum so sorry if this question is answered somewhere. I have a 2005 535d e60. When I brake hard I get a grinding sort of noise, it's only when I brake hard there fore I'm assuming it's not a bearing. I have changed all the discs, pads, sensors etc. I have vented...
  11. 1998 E39 523i- Grinding front driverside wheel

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, My brake fluid replacement light came on a few days a go, a couple of days a go there started to be a grating noise from the front wheel driverside. I removed the wheel and found that the disc was pretty tight to turn. There was no stones stuck between the disc and stone deflector. when...
  12. 2005 e60 535d grinding sound and brake judder!!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I have a 535d and just the other week I hit a very big pothole on the passenger side front! Now a grinding sound has developed from that wheel which is intermittent no matter what speed! Also I am getting brake judder through the steering wheel more at higher speeds and non at very low...
  13. 2008 E64 630i - Background grinding noise & slight vibration when turning right at speed

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    I have a 630i with one month left on BMW used car warranty. I have a problem which is most apparent on smooth winding roads. When I move the steering wheel from the straight on position to turn a right hand bend at speeds above 50 mph I get a background grinding noise which disappears as soon as...
  14. 2001 E46 320d extreme intermittent grinding like back pad's

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I was drive home then i hear i woush then heard this extreme grinding like the prop shaft was grinding against something , so turned her round and headed for the garage ( also hear it when i free wheel ) drove her to my place of work then she sounded fine , took her anolther spin and the...
  15. 2004 318i tourer front passenger wheel grinding sound

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi guys ive started to get a grinding sound from my front passenger wheel when im turning left or right, but not when the wheels are straight. i dont think it would be the bearing because it would be moaning all the time,the steering still feels tight and it turns well theres and no wandering...
  16. 2001 E46 320ci, help with grinding noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all i have a 320ci 2001 changed the 2 front controll arms ,frount left wheel bearing ,front discs an pads belts and tenshioners and water pump BUT my car is still making a wooshing grinding noise seems to be coming from left front some were what can it be its very annoying sounds like...
  17. 2002 E39 530d AUTO - Grinding noise in reverse

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    2002 530d SE saloon Auto Hi, Hoping for some advice/help. I was driving down a hill yesterday looking for a place to park, jsut drove past one so i decided to reverse back up the hill 20 yeards before the bus which was about 100 yards behind me caught me up. So i engaged reverse, pressed the...
  18. E46 330ci grinding noise / squeak from rear brakes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have recently had my rear pads and disks replaces as they appeared very worn and grooved, the brakes also made a grinding noise when applying the brakes particulaly first thing in the morning. The new ones seem to work just fine but it has not eradicated the noise totally, the noise...
  19. 1995 E36 328i grinding noise from rear driver wheel

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys on my 328i project im having a metal on metal type of griding noise from the rear driver wheel. Even if i jack the car up and spin the wheel it makes the noise and shame iv i drive it down the road.Can anyone tell me what this could be
  20. grinding teeth!!

    BFuk Open Topic
    hi guys id say over the last few months i grind my teeth like crazy to the point where i wake my wife up, if im not grinding them im biting down so hard my jaw aches and spazms. I do it when im driving, sleeping or concentrating usually, does anyone else here do it or has done it and what have...