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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys, As the title explains I am having issues with a noise/rattle coming from my gearbox. This rattle is present from 1st to 3rd (I reckon) and after that it cant be heard! Gearbox oil and filter were changed 10,000 miles ago using a Mann Filter part no H 50 001 and ATF oil spec Shell...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey everyone, I live in a Scandinavian country, wherefore a repair conducted by an authorized BMW dealership would cost around ( $ 3.000 / € 2.700 / £ 2.200) Therefore, the option of handing the car over to a professional BMW mechanic is definitely not on the table, given that the current...
  3. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hey, Just wanted to see if you guys can help me diagnose this rattle. It only happens when coming to a stop ie traffic lights, parking up again when coming to a stop and reversing (as in the video attached) and when going slowly say though a drive thru! Pretty annoying as its intermittent so...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    G30 Passenger Seatbelt Rattle HELP Hey Guys So literally the only thing I hate on my G30 is the ridiculous design of the passenger belt where every single day I have to buckle the passenger belt in just to stop it hitting the plastic pillar and making a rattling noise as I drive. I can try to...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi 2015 330d XDrive MSport Had this rattle since I've had it. Only does it stationary. Is linked to the engine rpm, if I tap the accelerator it goes usually Checked exhaust, inlet, panels etc. Managed to get it to do it and have a look in the engine bay. Looks to be coming from the...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Someone please help I have a 320D 2005 E46 and have a very bad rattle about the middle of the car looking at exhaust I have noticed it very wobbly but both back mounts are still intact so unsure is there one by the cat that I’m missing, question 2 can I remover the cat and Insert a flexi pipe in...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have recently purchased a 318ci for the summer and enjoying it at the moment (apart from the oil leaks!). However it has an annoying noise when you move off in first or reverse just as the clutch engages. It’s a sort of rattle/knocking. Lasts about 1-2 seconds then goes away until the next...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    my e36 m3 has a rattle noise have a look at my video and let me know what the problem is thanks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpV7PdWj_Y4
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I've recently bought a 330ci and there's a strange rattle coming from them engine when I rev it. I have removed the DISA unit and it seems to be fine so I don't think it's that. This is a link to a video of the noise: https://youtu.be/axjTA6AuvQI Any ideas what this could be? Thanks
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys, My E60 has developed this really annoying rattle coming from the front drivers side, its like a tinny metal rattle when driving over rough or uneven surfaces however it goes away when I brake firmly, if I brake lightly the noise persists. its not exhaust related. The wheel bearing has...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Firstly, hello All, I've been looking to rebuild my vanos as it's developed that horrible rattle, my problem is I can't find anywhere that sells the replacement rings. I've looked through the forum but can't see any posts that can help due to the age of the posts, but if I've missed something...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Please see video of my issue, it seems like possible exhaust related intermittent issue and seems to happen more when car in idle and not in gear, it can only be described as a rattling noise noise seems to ease off as rev's build up most loud is when at biting point when tension built...
  13. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, I’ve had a search but can’t find much on it but my brand new 2 months old 140 has developed a really annoying rattle from the boot area. I will take it back to the stealer but before they start stripping it to bits trying to find out where it is does anyone know what it might be? It’s...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys Ive bought a F10 520D M Sport, wonderful machine! The wife has dropped some coins while sitting in the front, which we said we’ll get to later, only to realise in the evening coins are no longer there, didnt bother us at the time Only today did it get to me knowing they’ve made there...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi hoping someone can give me any ideas about my car, its been great up until now, its got the n46 2ltr engine with manual gearbox, drives great, starts good and pulls well, when it gets up to temp there is a rattle from the top end, i it only happens when i blip the throttle or hold the revs...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone. When accelerating and engine rpm is about 2.2k, from engine bay comes up a strange noise, its like a rattle. Engine run's good, no black smoke. That sound is annoying and im worried about that. I think the timing chain or its tensioner failure. It could be? The rattle sound...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everybody, this is my first question here. So far learnd a lot from all good people here and thanks you all. I recently bought a 316Ti with n42b18 engine and genuine 160k km, really liked the car but after first oil change problems started. Loss of power, leacks, hesitation, rattling on...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    I have a rattle on the toggle itself - the switch you push down on the door sill internally to lock or is dropped on central locking. Black tape or finger stops it. Caused by hard plastic std grommet inserts. Now I heard that there is a rubber grommet replacement? Anyone else got this or know a...
  19. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi all. Noticed last week the engine of my bmw x3 2.0d 2011 (80,000miles) has started to rattle. It happens only at low revs around 1500revs, and disappears when I put my foot down. Its much more noticeable when driving slower through town but its a very pronounced rattle. Its sounds like a...
  20. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I have a 440 MSport convertible and with the roof up I get a really annoying quite loud rattle when the back wheels go over bumps like potholes, grids etc. It sound like its from the rear and its as if there was a loose panel banging up and down. What is strange is that it doesnt do it all the...
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