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  1. E46 325i - new PS pump, still groaning!! Help.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    A couple weeks ago I noticed the power steering was a little noisier than usual. Nothing terrible, just I could hear it more than before while parking. I decided to change the fluid, which was pretty murky looking. At the same time I took off the reservoir and back flushed it. Filter looked...
  2. BMW F10 520d Groaning Noise

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have a 2016 ‘66’ F10 bmw 520d msport auto, a few months after purchasing the car brand new from Bowker bmw in preston uk, i noticed a loud groaning noise every time my car warms up and i apply the brake. Has anybody else with the same vehicle had the same issue? It took 2 years but a few...
  3. E46 320d A droning or groaning noise as I turn at slow speed after front brake pads were done.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Yesterday I changed my front brake pads, Before I changed them, everything was fine apart from a worn brake pad, after about 6 miles I started to get a groaning noise at slow speeds, coming from the front left, at any other speeds the noise isn't there just when I turn at 5 mph I get a slight...
  4. Groaning when turning at very slow speed or stopped

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Morning, I've been meaning to post this for a while. My E46 has since I got it, groaned really badly when I turn the wheels when stopped or at slow mauvering speeds. I replaced the power steering fluid a few weeks ago with little improvement, I suspected the power steering pump was on it's way...
  5. Revs fluctuating when on cruise control going down hill and AC groaning

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I have a BMW 330XD Automatic E46 2004. When I'm going down slight hills at about 90 to 110 kmh with the cruise control on (only with cruise control on when cruise control is off its OK) the revs are fluctuating from about 2000 rev to about 1600ish. Its like the gearbox is changing gear from...
  6. 2001 E46 330i wooden ship squeeking and groaning suspension--FIXED

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ok im a bit deaf so my missus detected an orrible groaning and squeeking noises coming from the near side wheel area like a groaning wooden ship (for want of a better description) when turning the wheel static or at low speeds further investigation wiv me on the outside i deduced it was coming...
  7. 2008 335d coupe - groaning noise from steering

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there i get a groaning noise from the steering when i turn the wheel either way when stationary - or very slow speed. Took it to dealer who suggested it was the 19" wheels causing it. Have now changed to 17" wheels which has not solved the problem. I checked the P/S fluid which seems ok...
  8. 2005 E46 318 groaning noise at speed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, firstly I have been looking at this forum for some time now, but decided to join as it's a great site for information. I have a 2005 E46 318 ci auto and have been having an ongoing problem for a number of onths. While driving at 40+ mph a groaning sound starts to be heard which varies in...
  9. 2001 E46 325i sport saloon groaning noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi all i been doing some driving in my car and i dont know if its me but i hear a groaning noise when driving.thought it was road noise to start with but not convinced.and also when driving at a very slow speed like up to traffic lights i hear a grinding noise which only gets heard when braking...
  10. 2000 E46 328 - Groaning when turning right?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Strange problem - I'm getting a groaning sounds when turning right around 10mph, does not happen when turning left. I've just changed the fluid to BMW DexronIII, its not stopped the groaning. The front of the car has just had new Meyle HD wishbones/rear bushing, Meyle HD droplinks, Lemforder...
  11. 2002 E46 330d strange groaning noise when i turn the wheels

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hello when i turn my wheels either left or right their is an unhealthy groan noise? kinda like the power steering is under load butmuch worse? can anyone shed any light could it be my rack an pinion? any help would be appreciated.
  12. 2003 E46 318ci Steering Problem - Groaning

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've read countless threads on this problem and am still slightly unsure / at a loss as to what to do! When driving (particulary slowly, like parking / reversing) and I turn my steering wheel, there seems to be a groaning noise, particularly when I trun to the left!? I've checked my steering...
  13. 1997 e36 318ti groaning+ rubbing noise when steering on

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    this happens when on half lock,sounds awful, did have advisory on mot saying slight play in track rod end could it be this and how big of a job is it thanks