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  1. Squealing when reversing

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Another day another new issue, seems this is the year the car wants treating to all new stuff lol Well only started tonight, squeals when I reverse, it’s plain embarrassing and loud, I have some ideas but wondered if anyone else has had this issue, ps it’s a auto Sent from my iPhone using...
  2. Squealing sound when cold

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have a squealing sound when cold and I had this problem with a previous car which was easily fixed by a mechanic adjusting something like a tensioner on the serpentine belt. Can this be done with my e46? Thanks in advance
  3. 2005 BMW e90 320i loud squealing noise that disappears when breaking or turning

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello I seem to be having a bit of a problem with my car again. I've recently been having more and more squealing coming from my rear end (I think, sounds like it at least). It's gotten more intense, and happens more often, usually within 5-10 minutes of driving. Breaking lightly or turning...
  4. Squealing noise from the rear?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey So I replaced the rear discs, handbrake shoes and rear pads a few months back. All was well until I started getting an intermittent squealing from the rear off side. Pulled it all apart, all looked ok and noise went away. Then it came back and seems to be loud now. Listen from about 25...
  5. 318 2.0 Exhaust smoking alot and engine Squealing!!! Help!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone. My car has been smoking for a little while now but only when pulling away and especially when being sat in traffic for a long time. My initial thoughts was valve stem seals have gone but after abit of reading i thought it could just be the CCV System. So this weekend i decided to...
  6. E90 320i - Slight fume smell in back / front + squealing brakes after adjustment?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Picked up one of these the other week. My handbrake was way out of adjustment, so I took to AllTech in tunbridge wells who are BMW specialists. They adjusted and now it barely needs pulling. However I now get a squeal pulling away, plus they bind slightly and it won't free wheel on its own...
  7. HELP Tell me its not the autobox - squealing on take off and clicking

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, I am totally gutted on what is otherwise an amazing motor, literally just got my auto 2004 E53 X5, 3.0 petrol. Its making a terrible sound when taking off from a standstill (steering straight), once rolling its silent and gears change as they should, in fact very smooth, no jolts or...
  8. 2005 E46 330Ci - cold start squealing + cooling overhaul

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, My new car (to me) is squealing like a little piglet at cold start up. Noise disappears when it's warm. Sounds like a belt so I'm planning to replace them; should I get them from BMW or can I buy from ECP or GSF? If so which ones, as it looks like they have 3? It's on 105k and as far the...
  9. Strange Squealing noise with VIDEO - 330i

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I've had this squealing noise for ages on my 330i auto and it's starting to annoy me. I've just had the fan belt changed and it's still doing it. My mechanic says he's checked all the pulleys and they seem to move freely. It only does it when the engine has warmed up a bit, only on idle...
  10. Bmw e90 330d Squealing engine

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I'm hoping someone would be able to help me as my cars driving me mad! It's a 2009 e90 330d,right I've an annoying squealing sound. People have told me different things what it could be, so far it's been in garage 4 times now and no luck it's had the following changed.. Tension pully,main...
  11. E92 325i 2007 intermittent squealing noise and lumpy tick over please help!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, New to this so please be gentle! I've had a intermittent problem with my e92 325i 2007. It started a year ago, a really loud squealing noise ! But only when you take your foot off gas. So it went to the garage belt and pulleys changed but a week later it was back! I usually pull over turn...
  12. 2006 E92 325i- rough running and squealing noise

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    My BMW is rough running and making a squealing noise I have just had the plugs and a new coil pack replaced and noticed there was quite a bit of oil over the engine when I try to take the oil filler cap off the is a huge vacuum! I have been told it is the cyclone valve or crank case breather...
  13. 2002 E46 318ci - squealing - can't figure out

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello to everyone. I have been experiencing squealing noise for a while as can't get to the bottom of this. (Understand that issue is quite common, but please read below). How it happened: Spotted that my drive belt is shredded, went to mechanic to diagnose why. Alternator pulley and a belt...
  14. 1991 e31 850i - squealing belts

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    9 months ago my pulley idler/tensioner gave up. I had my local mechanic fit a new one along with a new belt. Since then is has been squealing a fair bit until warmed up. I took it back and he suggested throwing a bit of talc around it to remove any moisture. Does anyone have any better...
  15. E46 2002 Saloon - Rear Speakers replaced squealing coming from all speakers

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've just replaced my rear speakers with some Infinity 6010cs - Like these 0The BMW single CD stereo and speakers were fine prior. Now they emit a distorted squeal/crackle, wiring is fine, speakers are firm, happens with or without the grills on. My only thought is that maybe the BMW speakers...
  16. 2004 320D ES AUTO squealing pulley/belts

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi folks, I hope that you will bear with me here and be patient :). This is the first BMW I have owned. I have just bought the above car from a private seller. I test drove it 3 weeks ago, and the engine was fine, and very quiet after starting and after a drive. It has 75,000 on the clock and...
  17. 2000 e46 318ci squealing noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So the past few days there has been a squealing noise coming from the engine bay, I thought it was a slipping belt so I had a little look today and all belts seemed fine so I sprayed some wd-40 were the belt goes around the alternator and it cured the problem. Question is I know it will come...
  18. 2002 E46 330Ci Clubsport - Engine squeal when cold

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, First-time poster here. I'm hoping to get some help diagnosing the source of a squealing noise coming from the engine of my E46 330Ci when cold/warming up. The car has done approximately 75,000 miles. Over the last couple of days, I've noticed the noise coming from the front of the...
  19. 2000 e46 316i - making a high pitch squealing near pullies

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    :cool Hi everyone, out there ive just got in from a bit of shopping while waiting in traffic we heard a high pitch noise simular to an alarm type noise and thought it was comming from someones garden but as moved off about 200 yards further we heard it again and realized it was us, i pulled over...
  20. 2008 E65 730d - rear brakes squealing like crazy

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Just back from picking my wife up. I was using the auto park brake and while driving home, I was aware of a high pitched noise. Opened the windows and the rear brakes (right more than left, but both nonetheless) are squealing like crazy. It's an 08 plate and I've only had the car from BMW for...
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