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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys. I have just been out and about and I am getting a horrible clunking noise from the rear. It did it on a number of occassions, all with different variations speed, road quality and driving style. The best way I can describe the noise is there a metallic rubbing sound followed by a...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2007 325i touring, starting up the engine its quiet but after 5 minutes I get a tapping noise does not affect performance in anyway but is annoying. I have flushed & changed the oil thinking it may be a lifter sticking! took it on a 260 mile drive, tried the revering it at 2500rev for...
  3. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, hope someone here can help. Drove home from work yesterday evening, everything was fine. Nipped out to shops about 90 mins later and my engine has started making a hell of a noise (see clip), along with a short 1-2 second hiss when it's turned back off. https://vimeo.com/362757191 Initial...
  4. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi I've got a bmw 123d 2007 n47. I have this noise when it start the car when the engine is worm it only dose it for a split second or two it sound like a gushing noise and can be very loud sometimes it doesn't do it from cold
  5. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi, I have had my 630i Sport for just over a year and it has been fine.. has a fbmwsh, now on 79k.. Having driven 800 miles in 3 days down to Cornwall for a short 3 day break, I was aware of a humming noise that sounded like it was coming from the rear. I suspect wheel bearing, the humming noise...
  6. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My 123d (2008) 80,000 miles has a tapping/knocking noise and I'm trying to figure out what it is. It sounds like its coming from the top of the engine under the fuel rail, in the cam area. The noise raises with the revs and I think it could be a worn hydraulic lifter. The car was standing for a...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Afternoon All, Have recently bought my first BMW, a 2016 525d (automatic). Ive had it for just over a week and was bought from a local BMW dealership. Today has been the first day I have drove the car without the AC/Radio on or a window undone and I have notice a noise. Im really not a 'car...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Can anyone tell me what should I look for the whistle noise on the video when switching the engine off, it happening when engine reach correct temperature, can even upload video but dont know how
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi does someone experiencing the same hissing noise when I turn the engine off, it only happening when engine is hot and is only for a second, I can only hear it when my window is down or got opened door and it coming from driver side from outside.
  10. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, I tried searching online for a similar issue, but cant seem to find similar problems anywhere. The car makes a whining noise in the engine bay, cant put my finger on where its coming from. You can also hear it distinctly in the cabin. And it only occurs 1000+RPM, when its idling under...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. Had this annoying noise since I've had the car (3months...). It is engine related, gets faster with engine speed - taps once a second at idle. It seems to be coming from the vac pump on the front, does that sound plausible? Is the tapping a worn part, can the pump be replaced...
  12. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, This is my first post and am hoping for a bit of advice. I took my car into the dealer last month with a different issue and asked them to look at my clutch pedal squeaking. They lubricated the pedal but the noise is still present. Seems to be loudest under the front end of the car...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I have a 2010 F10 BMW 525d with 142k on the clock. Great car. Recently when applying the brakes (and relaesing them) there ia ratchet type noise and you can feel through the pedal the 'click click click' as you press more and more pressure, especially at low speeds the brakes are not...
  14. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Bought a 2016 435i recently with 19k miles. The issue I have it there’s a slight squeak when driving. I only used to hear it when driving with the windows down so I narrowed it down to some stones stuck in the M brakes. Called the BMW tech over and he pushed the brake shields then we tried to...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I'm new here and was wondering if someone could help who may have had a similar issue to me. I have a BMW 520d (66 reg) and have recently found when going over bumps or slight imperfections in the road the front centre section of the dashboard (just above the navigation / radio) creeks. If...
  16. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys, First port here. Hello :) I have a 7 month old 68 plate BMW 1 Series Shadow edition. Its manual 118i. I have a had a problem with a noise that comes from the right side it happens when revving and when driving for example accelerating in 2nd and letting go. Does seem to be more...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Went to look at a 1998 E46 auto today, engine sounded fine and autobox was smooth, there was a mild hiss / turbine-like noise pulling away but no nasty clunks, however I could detect a constant rumbling noise. I popped the autbox into neutral going down a hill and there was no change coasting...
  18. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, new here...... Im hoping someone here may be able to help. Ive recently bought this car and knew it was in need of a good service after checking it over, but after a couple of days a noise has developed comin from here.......see attached. Also taking a closer look ive noticed a hole...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Car type: 2009 318d BMW M sport Saloon (auto). Mileage: 90k I am hoping someone can help me identify this noise/fault that is coming from underneath my car. It has been plaguing me for over a year & has still not been located even after visiting two BMW specialists in the Midlands area. A...
  20. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi everyone hope someone can help I have a whistling noise comeing from engine and was wondering wether anyone knew what it was it stops when I give it a couple of quick revs it’s near the front I’ve had water pump , pulley, and fanbelt tentioner changed the noise is quite loud I have a video...
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