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  1. F32 steering thoughts

    General BMW Discussions
    I recently bought a BMW F32, 420d m sport, after my f30 318d sport was nicked. Loved the f30 drove and handled great. Went for the f32 this time around as i think it looks fantastic. But since I've had it something just seems off, its a 64 plate with only 35k miles, but the steering just feels...
  2. New 3 series owner help!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, 1st post here. Just bought a 3 series touring. It's a 2008 model so not exactly new. Issues I have is, while I'm driving the rev counter will randomly drop and bounce back to where it should be, I've not noticed any drop on power or anything jist wondered if I should be concerned? Or is...
  3. 1 Series E81 steering problems

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone (sorry for the essay) I’ve got an issue with my 2008 1 Series 116i M Sport (E81 I believe, 3 door hatch) that’s seriously driving me mad. I’ve had the car since February, bought with 80k miles, some service history (although nothing relating to this issue). I’ve browsed long and...
  4. BMW 520d E60 M47 LCI - Vibrations in steering, brake peddle and cabin during Idle and b/w 90-120km

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Has someone been through this - I feel like I am in a very annoying massage chair that's got a bad motor. When idling, I can feel a vibration in the steering, driver seat, floor, and peddle, umm and the gear knob. When I rev the car between 80 and 120km it feels bouncy as if the wheels are not...
  5. BMW e92 steering rack

    General BMW Discussions
    Has anyone had to put a steering rack on their e92. Mines a 2011 and has a knocking noise from front drivers side replaced everything apart from rack and thinking this is the problem.
  6. 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...
  7. Power steering pump DIY job?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Just turned around a corner and now I have strange sound from engine bay when steering. I was lucky enough to be near a car lot and the bloke says quite matter of factly itself the power steering pump on its last legs. Is this sound that sounds like when you blow through the lips closesd...
  8. 2008 E90 Steering issues

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Car has 62k miles on the clock and has been running ok. Now needs a HPFP which is booked in to the garage. Went to move it the othe day but battery had gone flat. Charged ok and reading 14.9v. But in the mean time had to use a different battery to move it. This is when the steering...
  9. Steering judder

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    When I begin to drive at the start of the day the steering wheel judders as if balancing is needed. After driving for around 10 to 15 miles the judder disappears and it's fine until the next morning again. I recently had the wheels balanced thinking this would maybe help but no difference. What...
  10. 2012 F20 - Active Steering Issues

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, I have a 120d Sport 2012. About 4 weeks ago I hit a massive pothole on the passenger side. Front and rear blowout (17" wheels). Had new tyres, wheel alignment, new tie rod ends. Also front left shock was damaged so I opted to replace this, turns out you have to replace both as the...
  11. Power steering sensor

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Does anyone know what this sensor does and part number Been to bmw
  12. E46 330ci power steering hydraulic leak

    General BMW Discussions
    Evening - it's been a while since I last posted. I still have my car 13 years now and it's been surprisingly resilient mechanically though it's had new wings and some other rust treatment. Anyhow I have a power steering ATF fluid leak on a pipe that goes from the pump to the rack. The actual...
  13. e46 steering problem

    General BMW Discussions
    hi i drive a 02 e46 320d and a few weeks ago my steering wheel would fell like it has lumps in it or it is sticking only when i accelerate there is no noise coming from power steering pump or nothing like that all checked only thing i noticed was the 2 engine mounts are gone one has a wee play...
  14. 2001 E46 325i Notchy steering returning to centre

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Not long got my car and curious as to what might be causing my issues. The best I can describe it is that when I'm turning into a corner the steering wheel moves smoothly and it's very responsive, however when I'm letting the wheels straighten back up I notice the feel is the steering...
  15. Multi media steering wheel

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Can I put on a multi media steering wheel on over the photo attached Sent from my G8341 using Tapatalk
  16. Massive power steering leak

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, first post here after a lot of lurking - I couldn't find anyone with my exact issue but I'm sure someone has had it. I've had a sudden and massive power steering leak after not leak even a drop before. It's coming from the drivers side above and slightly behind the rack boot (as...
  17. Steering Wheel Matte Rubber Peeling

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, Ive seen lots of forum posts where people have used a range of chemicals or sandpapers to remove the rubber coating on the plastic trim and repaint. The steering wheel trim on my 2008 318d M Sport is starting to peel around the buttons (which I think is very common). Previously I had this...
  18. z4 electric steering

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi all I have a 2004 z4 and for the second year running it has failed the mot on the electric steering problem. Has anyone had problems with theirs and what did you do about it. Cheers.
  19. e46 330Ci: Violent but temporary vibrations through steering wheel?!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    On two separate occasions now, I've had to pull over due to a sudden onset of really heavy vibration through the steering wheel - which is in time with the engine vibrations. Video of the second time it happened here:* The vibration gets worse when I rev it, and...
  20. 2015 F33 435i - Steering wheel / rack clunking noise, what shall I do next?

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi guys, So recently my car has developed a clunking sound when: 1. The car is off and I move the wheel like shown in the video below 2. when moving off first thing in the morning and coming to a stop a loud...