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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I wanted to post on here as forums helped diagnose an issue and wanted to feedback any help for others. Car -2010 320i Mileage - 108k Engine - N43 Gearbox - Automatic Maintenace record - Very good (5-6k oil change et. and she is well loved) Symptoms - Started in the mornings after car...
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I have recently had the turbo reconditioned and I still believe cat problems, I discovered the vacuum pipe was disconnected giving me serious power problems, having reconnected this absolutely brilliant until 5minutes in the engine made some weird noises and now a ticking ! Trying to...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone, I have a 2004 320d touring and I'm getting a ticking kind of noise from the engine when accelerating in first and second gears, perhaps even third but if there is ticking it's nearly inaudible. This only happens at around 2000 rpm to around 3000 rpm. Additionally my car seems to...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    2007 530d FSH. Not had this car long, recently had crank pulley and belts replaced as pulley was loose. Still getting a ticking from the engine bay, hard to locate but sounds a slow tick that increases with engine speed. Any possibles before I try and locate? Cheers. Sent from my SM-G935F...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    HI, MY n52 light ticking when its hot. no ticking noise on cold start. still could be lifters? IF yes, can this affect engine? here is video - https://drive.google.com/open?id=1YieojyjfhbaV8PV3zxHEvzjG8C0av6wF
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello guys. I hope to get some help with my Relay. No one in Norway have experienced the same noise as I am having. Some times when I have been driving for 20+ minutes my relay starts to click fast and very high noise. If I stop the car, It will stop. And If I start it again no sound. What I...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everybody, I love challenges, I love when engines fail and I love repairing them. This not a complaint, I love bmw and their technologies. After having loads of problems with my previous 520D (chain and all) I decided to buy a gasoline version and wait until something fails :) 2012 320i...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Happy new year everyone! I have noticed that when I accelerate the car makes a ticking noise it increases when accelerating!! It’s doesn’t do it all the time. I will try and post a vid later. Thanks Ben Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi So I have an 02 325Ci that had an oil change about 8 months ago. We just drove to Dorset and back, about 170 miles each way and noticed the engine ticking a little, then when we got home the ticking was really noticeable. The engine had done 170 miles so was warm and the ticking seems to...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Firstly let me introduce myself. I am new to this forum but not new to BMW by any stretch, I am a hard headed BMW fan and my last 3 cars have consisted of an E92 Coupe 335d M Sport which I had mapped, an E92 M3 Coupe in manual (manual being the big mistake there) and onto my current E92 335i M...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    2007 e90 (I think) 320i m sport convertible- engine management light will not go out. I am new to this forum, unsure if I am posting in the right area but here goes. Bit of background bought the car in June and it has been in the garage pretty much ever since. The car has had all the lambda...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Hi - I'm new here, as far as I can see the below info has been posted before and seems to be a common problem. The reason I'm posting is to say this solution really does work! I recently picked a mint condition 2007 3 Series 320i - everything perfect apart from a creaking / ticking sound when...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, Bought a stethoscope as suggested by Edber (thanks bud). Got to say, probably best £10 ive spent. For a little joke, first test i did was touching my chest with the rod to see if i could hear my heart lol then did the pulse on my wrist... couldn't hear anything. The clarity of noise...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello guys, This morning for the first time there was an electronic type ticking noise. Can only be heard with the bonnet up. Thought it was timing chain. Took it to Quarry Motors and they said it sounds like an injector but of course they need to strip and inspect. Booked it for next Thurs...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, A noise coming from front left part of my motor where is my vacuum pump located drives me insane. First since the motor was already on 340 000 km I changed the chains with bmw originals parts. However the ticking noise is still there ... My vacuum pump is also a new one(on 20k km max)...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, I believe i have the lifter valve tick on my 320d m47 engine. Cold start and you can hear my engine tick or tap at a fast pace, but once warmed up it goes away. Is there a cheap easy fix for this anyone has come across? I've had a look online and the only info I can find is wynns lifter...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys. E36 328i and has the M50 inlet manifold and 'remap'. It was done by the previous owner. I noticed while defrosting it there is a loud ticking noise coming from the injector side of the engine, if you give it a good rev the noise disappears then 5 minutes later will gradually return...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    Hello. First time poster so forgive me if i do anything wrong. I got a 2007 320D e91 pre-LCI. It has developed a ticking noise. I have changed oil and filter 500km in advance. Here in Sweden when the temperature falls under 0 degrees Celsius and the car is cold. At the first 3 seconds it...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Car is a 2001, 330ci, 111k miles that i am looking at purchasing. The noise gets louder as the car warms up. I am new to bmw's but my guess is its lifters. Oil level is good, valve cover gasket recently replaced as well some vacuum lines. Any input would be much appreciated. Thank you
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have ticking noise on start up then goes away,sometimes it stays for a few days then goes away What could it be Sent from my GT-I9100 using Tapatalk
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