BMW Forums : BimmerForums banner

grinding

  1. 1998 E36 323i SE Touring - Steering Wheel Lock Grinding

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys, I know I saw this problem mentioned somewhere but cannot find the thread or post(s) try as I might. I have the spinning ignition barrel 'problem' - which doesn't particularly bother me unless it's part of the reason for the thread-titled problem - but what has annoyed me from the day...
  2. 1997 e36 316 grinding noise from rear

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys on way back home from work last night there was a grinding nouse coming from the n/s/r but it only grinds when im just under 20mph plus then stop accelerating then if i do accelerate if starts gringing again.Anyone think what this can be
  3. 1998 E36 316i SE grinding noise when turning.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, hope you can help. (plz read latest posts more info) This very morning got in my car to drop my lil girl off at school and drive myself to work. as I dropped her off, comming out of the school, I was on full- lock right, but as I pulled the wheel back, after about the first 90 degree's...
  4. 2001 E46 330i - grinding noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all im having a problem with my e46 330ci coupe its making a grinding noise when turning right at low speed. ive had it on a ramp with the wheeles off and checked the wheel and strut bearings the tyres are fine and the bushes look good. the steering does nock when going over big bumps any ideas?
  5. 2004 E46 318ti - a loud high pitch grinding noise on startup

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    i bought a 318 compact and basically on when i start it up it make some sort of grinding noise for about a second then goes away. its seems to be coming from the right hand side. and av realised that if my heater are on before i start or the a/c is on before i start the car then i doesnt usually...
  6. 2004 E87 118i, Brake grinding.

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys, First post regarding my BMW 1 Series. When I'm driving got what sounds like a grinding noise coming from my left wheel area. As I go faster it gets louder. Also when I stopped to check there was a horrible smell of burning from the left break. Can anyone advice what it could...
  7. 1997 E36 323i grinding through brake pedal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    when i brake very hard i can feel a gringing through the brake pedel it only happens when i brake hard it is not there under normal braking any clues
  8. 2004 E64 645 loss of power and grinding noise under light acceleration

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi All, Following a previous post in a different area, I've started to notice the following issues that I am really worried about, under light acceleration there is almost a grinding noise and it seems as if I've lost some power, may be a coincidence but I've only noticed it since this problem...
  9. 2002 E46 316ti. rear brake grinding noise. (fixed)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So my drivers side rear brake has started to make a HORRIBLE grinding noise. Ive currently got the wheel off both pad and disc look ok apart from the usual rust on the outer edge. The pad itself has probably the least wear out of the lot, but i was thinking of changing it in the next xouple of...
  10. 2000 E46 330ci - grinding brakes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I've noticed my rear brakes have started to make grinding noises when I brake and also a clunk when I apply the brakes, the discs and pads were new about 6 months ago, I had a look at them and there seems to be plenty of life left but noticed on one disc there are 3 scratches like it's been...
  11. 1992 E36 320i Coupe, Knocking, Crunching, Grinding, Locking up, Dont know how to explain it !! (FIXED)

    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...
  12. 2002 E46 330ci cab - Grinding noise coming from centre of the car(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys had a bit of a disaster today. Was driving to manchester and every time i accelerated i could hear this faint grinding noise. I opened the windows to listed to where the noise was coming from and i couldn't hear anything from outside the car. I parked up and red lined the car to see...
  13. 1995 E36 318i - grinding from nearside rear of car confused

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi all, im well confused, ive been getting this grinding noise from the nearside rear of my car e36, first it was just when i turned right and occasional on a straght run, then this morning it got really badmaking the noise all the time. I got home and jacked up the car and done the 3 to 9 o...
  14. 2001 E46 325i sport - slight grinding feeling through brake pedal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Could this be worn pads? The brakes dont feel too bad in themselves, fairly sharp, its just a very slight vibration/grinding in the pedal.
  15. 1996 M3 Evo e36 - grinding noise on deceleration.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I have a worrying grinding noise when decelerating. This happens mainly in 2nd and a bit in 3rd when decelerating hard and braking. Only happens when in gear (i.e. doesn't with the clutch depressed). Originally thought that this was a brake problem but I now believe that it's a...
  16. 1996 E36 318is - O/S/R brake grinding and crunching (fixed)

    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...
  17. 1999 E36 M3 evo - grinding noise from rear when turning left or right

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I drive an M3 convertible with 53,000 miles on the clock. When turning left or right, I get a grinding, clonking, rubbing and creaking noise from the rear. Sometimes I can feel the vibration of the grinding. This is only noticable when turning left or right slowly. It does the same going...
Top