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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi there. I have recently developed a rubbing/ rumbling noise when I turn right. I sort of sounded like a wheel bearing so I changed the hub. It was still there so I changed both bottom arms and the strut. The noise just won't go away! There have been lots of threads on here reference noises but...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    F30 330D rumbling noise under acceleration Hello everybody, I'm wondering if anyone can give any advise on a fault with my car? I bought an approved used 330d last week. It's a 2013 reg and has 36000 miles on the clock. It's also an 8 speed automatic. As soon as I got on the motorway...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hello everybody, I'm wondering if anyone can give any advise on a fault with my car? I bought an approved used 330d last week. It's a 2013 reg and has 36000 miles on the clock. It's also an 8 speed automatic. As soon as I got on the motorway driving the car home, I noticed a rumbling noise...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there, I just bought a 520d aut. from 2012 - what a lovely car! 70,000 miles on the clock and the equivalent of 33,000 GBP. Welcome to Denmark. Anyway - here in the cold mornings of January, it rumbles quite a lot when idling. It would only be at idle - 100rpm more and the rumbling...
  5. E46
    Hi everyone, My 330d SE auto Tourer has developed a rumble / judder for just few seconds when I accelerate gently from about 2000 revs in top, sometimes in 4th, but seemingly never in lower gears. It took me a while to realise it wasn't the road surface as it is similar to a very short...
  6. E53
    Hi all I'm new to the forum and from Cape Town, South Africa. I've always enjoyed browsing through the threads and I must say very interesting topics. Yesterday I replaced my crank pulley of my X5 3.0D 2004 Model. I now have a rumbling noise, cant pin point where from and it only occurs when...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Rough ground causing slight knocking / rumble sound. Drives well otherwise, steering positive. Anybody any ideas ?
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I have a M5 E39 2001 with the BMW stereo system upgrade. Sacrilege I know, but she hasn't been on the road for nearly 3 years. But I do start her up and get her out of the garage and back in again from time to time to stop the brakes binding. Recently I found that one of the speakers in...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, I've been driving my car, BMW 320d estate, in this defective condition for about 5000 km now (vehicle miles traveled - 250000), and the problem is the rumbling noise the clutch produces when depressing the pedal down to floor. It gives this rumbling and rattling sounds right before the...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, The problem I have is that when cruising and I accelerate I get a noise like I am driving on a rumble strip from the lhs. It happens sometimes even when acceleration is very gentle, but sometimes not at all.I think its from the rear wheel but cannot be certain.Has anyone experienced the same...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    nI have had a problem with the car for a few years and I have not been able to diagnose it. The problem I get is: A rumbling noise when the car is cold, usually first thing in the morning when temperature is cold at idle The same rumbling noise when accelarating from idle to around 1100-1200...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    When I am doing about 70 MPH and put my foot down in 6th i get a sound which sound like driving over a rumble strip on a road, I am new to diesels. I am hoping its nothing serious. It does not do it when i go through the box, am i going to slow for 6th gear or do i have a problem???
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys a little help please last couple of days iv noticed a rumbling/vibration noise from the front end around the belt/pully area cant really pin point what it is wondering if somebody has had a similar issue or shed some light on it please will be very grateful thanks
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, As the tittle suggests, when i'm driving along at low revs between 1-2500 rpm I occasionally get a rumbling/vibration which appears to be coming from the rear. I have looked this up on the internet and it is still pretty vague as some people suggest its the torque converter but then...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all ,just started car up heard strange rumbling from exhaust ,set off got really low power ,after 50 yards orange engine shaped light came on ,limped car backhome,on looking under hood (in dark ) could hear a rattley sound from near air filter ..I topped up with oil yesterday and is correct...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a rumbling noise when driving, it stops pretty much when car is stationary but ignition on. It worst in 3/4 gear and 30/40mph. I have a vibration in the steering rack too at 2500+ revs. Gear box feels a little stiff since this occurred and rumbling is getting louder, its louder IN car but...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    when doing 70-90mph the car is good, but a slight turn to the left only like switching lanes the car rumbles. feel like im driving on the cats eyes. ive just changed the front wishbone bushings as i was told it was them, havent had the alignment done,but im sure its not that. wheels are balanced...
  18. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have noticed over the last few weeks a rumbling noise when starting the engine, I initially thought it was only when the engine was cold but this seems not to be the case, Can anyone shed some light on any possible causes for this? The engine appears to possibly over rev as well? It doesn't...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2000 BMW 323i E46: Rumbling noise coming from the tyres/wheels; not sure which one but likely from the back when the car reaches 100 km/hr. Could this be due to trnasmission/gearox problems or just imbalanced tyres?:confused
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi people i just finished work tonight i pulled away to set off driving along and this intimate knocking noise started then started to get worse. as you do pullover and have a gander and check. looked under the car..nothing looked in the engine bay nothing so scratch the head what the hell could...
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