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  1. Steering wheel shake 2001 325i

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, My steering wheel shakes back and forth at around 24mph and around 55mph. It also sometimes feels notchy at low speeds when moving the steering wheel. The car has recently had new front inner and out tie rods, front control arm bushings and new rear dampers. Any input welcome, I don't...
  2. 2008 320d E90 Steering Wheel Shake

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, This is my first post on any forum such as this and any help would be very much appreciated. My 2008 E90 BMW 320d has a problem where the steering wheel shakes/wobbles a lot. This happens constantly and not just when braking or when at certain speeds. The tyres are all pretty much...
  3. E60 525 shake at motorway speeds

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys Just a quick question about what could be the possible cause of a slight shake at 70mph + Car feels fine upto 70mph and then im feeling a slight wobble above that,its come on all of a sudden car was smooth as silk last week.I havent hit any pot holes or anything so it seems strange...
  4. Engine shake at 2k rpm e90d

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    2011 e90 320d ED This evening under the load of 5 passengers and after a short drive the clutch lost it's fluidity and felt rougher. Accompanied by some vibration through the pedal and gear stick when changing (mostly between 1/2 & 2/3). It just started all of a sudden. Instant thoughts (even...
  5. Need help with Steering Wheel shake when braking

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello All, I have been trying it seams an endless battle to resolve a shaking issue when braking. I have joined this forum to seek help and hopefully get it resolved. Bought a 2010 320d touring with motorsport kit and 18 inch wheels. I bought it about 6months ago. Previous owner sold it with...
  6. 2007 E87 118d - Blue smoke, difficult start when cold only and slight shake when first start

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone, I have 2007 118d Auto 150k miles that has recently started to give off blue smoke on cold start. The ignition was a little hesitant when cold and the car would shake a little when started ( the rpm moves about a little). All of these symptoms go away when the car has warmed up...
  7. Shake RATTLE and Roll

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys My 318i rev counter dips when I'm still with the engine on, either at lights or pulling off of the driveway. I also hear a loud rattling from under my bonnet - please see photograph for location. Please can somebody identify the part for me? I recently replaced the MAF sensor...
  8. E90 - N47 320D - Engine Shake, Timing chain?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I'm looking for some advise, I've had an issue with my E90 where I was getting the EML and was advised by a specialist that it's the fault code is showing as the EGR valve and DPF, He recommended cleaning the EGR first and clearing the codes to perform a Regen on the DPF. To cut a long...
  9. Brake Shake on E46 help/advice please

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I am after some advice with an ever on going issue with my 2001 330Ci I have replaced the front disc's and pads every six months since owning this car over the last four years for warping causing steering shake under braking, Both front cailpers have been replaced twice and the caliper...
  10. 2004 320d - Shudder, shake and knock when accelerating

    General BMW Discussions
    I have recently bought this car. When putting foot to the floor in lower gears, and when giving a bit of boost in higher gears, the car starts shuddering/shaking. Lightly, at first, kind of like tracking shudder, but more from the engine. If you continue giving it power, it continues to get...
  11. 2005 E46 320Cd Sport! Scuttle shake or just bad shockers!!??

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, i have recently bought my first 3 Series Convertible and am rather shocked to say the least on the amount of scuttle shake it has....! I have had coupe's, a Z3 and saloons before but this my first 3 series rag top. It is so bad the cd skips from the cd changer at every bit of uneven road...
  12. E91 330D Shudder / Shake on engine shut down

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a query in regards to when i switch off the engine. When the engine is turned off with the clutch up there is a very noticeable shudder and shake. When the clutch is depressed the level of shudder and shake is dramatically reduced. Now i thought this was something to do with a worn dual...
  13. 1990 E30 convertible constant steering shake

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, just picked this up yesterday, drove from Cardiff to East Yorkshire..noticed the steering wheel shakes constantly at any speed from 0-70mph Also over bumps the car seemed to shake violently sort off unstable Any ideas to point in the right direction Many Thanks
  14. 2002 318ci mpg drop

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have a 2002 318ci and in the last few weeks my mpg has dropped from 36-38 average down to 30 in the last few weeks. I reset the average each time I fill up and I haven't changed where I drive etc. The car also shakes when at idle when first starter, although it's always done this...
  15. Very bad steering shake

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Today while i was cruising along suddenly my steering started shaking very very very bad it was litterly hard to hold properly. I immediatly slowed down checked wheel nuts all were nice and tight.. Set off and it was fine until about a hour later.. Then i noticed when i braked the vibration got...
  16. Bmw e36 steering wheel shake

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, Just lowered the front of my e36 convertible on Jom Blueline coilovers. The steering wheel now shakes quite a bit between 60-70mph could this be alignment, wheel balancing or something else due to lowering. Also the front tyres have slightly gone in bit and the mechanic said that was...
  17. Steering shake

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a 320ci m sport, and when I'm driving, intermittently the steering will shake very badly like I have square wheels or somet, just wondering if there's owt common. Also I notice the car doesn't roll on slight gradients and makes noise when pulling off, so I think one of the brakes is...
  18. rough idle/steering wheel shake

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Dear all, just recently my car developed a rough idle,had it fixed breather valve and pipes replaced now its fine however since then the car has developed a steering wheel shake at about 40mph in 4th/5th gear this disappears ae higher speeds.i have checked weights on wheels,It did not do this...
  19. Rear end shake

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    As title guys when I go over a bump in road sometimes the back end seems to sway from side to side .all tyre pressures are correct. Any help/advise appreciated.
  20. 2001 e46 320d,136bhp,m47 steering wheel shake that comes and goes.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ok people,as in the title ive got a slight steering wheel shimmy/shake at high speed driving. What happens is when im on say the motorway doing 75mph and if either of the front wheels hit a slight imperfection in the road the steering wheel will start to shimmy/shake for about 10 seconds or...
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