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  1. 2013 F2f 116d Sport Rear Wheel Scraping

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My car has been making a metallic scraping noise from the rear driver's side wheel. Yesterday, the car had the brake pads and discs replaced both front and back. When I collected the car, the noise was louder and now on both rear wheels. When applying the parking brake when moving, the noise...
  2. E46 320d With 18inch Mv2 Alloys - Rear Arches Scraping

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I made a naive and quite impulsive purchase of some Mv2 alloys for my e46 320d last week assuming they would fit without any problems, they seem to be ok, however I'm getting some scraping on the rear arches. They are 8j fronts with 225-45-18 tyres and 8.5j rears with 245-40-18 tyres. I need to...
  3. E36 328 convertible buzzing sound.

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello folks.....I know this title has cropped up frequently before, but I don't feel the previous posts relate to our issue. My partner has a lovely 99 328 M sport convertible, which I bought her in 05. The car still runs great and has just reached 100k. The issue is a buzzing sound, almost a...
  4. Scraping noise from engine area

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello Please can someone guide me on this, 318i petrol When I start the car a very dry scraping /rubbing noise appears, gets louder when you rev engine As you drive car and change gear you can hear it get louder and then become quieter. High mileage vehicle and I'm concerned Please help ...
  5. X5 E70 - Rotating scraping noise

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, has anyone experienced a rotating scraping noise on the x5. Its seems to increase in volume when toucjing the brakes but disspapears when firm pressure is applied to the brkaes and no noise under heavy braking. Brake pads are all ok, rears pads are due in 4k, fronts are 2k old. Any...
  6. 330d scraping noise from front left wheel at full lock low speeds

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all First started a couple of days ago in a multi story I thought something was hanging down from underneathe the car and scrapings against the concrete floor but then I looked and the under body was all fine . This noise only happens at low speeds with a decent amount of lock on . Sounds...
  7. to much rubbing and scraping

    General BMW Discussions
    hi all i have a Madeira Violet e36 convertable sitting on mv3 alloys with 225/40/18 tyres my problem is the ride height is to low rubs on rear arches, fronton full lock and scrapes the chassis rails a lot so what id like to know is can some one measure there wheel arc to centre of there wheel...
  8. E46 330d Saloon - Undertray scraping on ground after going through big drought (read puddle)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I was driving back from Cousin's 21st curry last night only to encounter a dip in the road filled with drought (a puddle). Once I had made the crossing, bough wave and all, I heard a hissing/roaring noise that sounded like I was doing mach 3. In fact, the undertray had come loose just behind the...
  9. '56 E90 325i - Metallic scraping noise

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, was wondering if anyone could shed any light on a problem I had yesterday... after going over a speedbump I had this terrible metallic scraping noise, like the exhaust had broken it's brackets and was scraping along under the car. I pulled straight over and had a cursory look...
  10. 1999 E36 318i, Scraping noise from rear end

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I have a BMW E36 1999 318i Convertible. I am hearing a kind of scrapping noise and it sounds like it is coming from the rear passenger side. Could this be to do with the rear shock mounts or the heat shield undertake the car.
  11. Scrapping wheels??

    BFuk Open Topic
    How do you go about getting rid of a set of alloy wheels :confused Do they have any scrap value, or is it better just to take them to a local tip?? :) Dont know if size makes a difference?? They are 18"s :thumbsup
  12. Loud scraping sound 1999 318i

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    On my way home from the shops yesterday I suddenly heard a loud Scraping noise from my car, almost like the exhaust was dragging. I stopped and looked under my car but couldn't see anything. So as I was only approx 1/2 a mile from home I slowly drove back. On further examination I still can't...
  13. 2000 E46 318ti Compact: Suspension issue- car keeps scraping underneath

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Am having an issue with my BMW when going over small humps like those in car parks etc. When the front wheels go over the bottom of the car catches the hump regardless of how slow I go. The suspension is standard, the car has not been modified from factory at all. had a look underneath...
  14. 1996 E36 M3 evo, SCRAPING NOISE? possible propshaft?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello all. I'm hoping someone can give me some ideas. I've recently started to notice a kind of... 'scraping' noise coming from under handbrake area whilst driving. Its a fairly quiet noise but can be heard when cruising at 50-60 mph and also when traveling slow in 1st or 2nd. Can't hear when...