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  1. E91 330d MSport Touring 2005 - Whine after Turbo replacement

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    As documented in a recent thread I had a refurbished Turbo & Actuator fitted a few months ago to solve a boost problem. Anyway my concern now is that there is a whine coming from the engine for the first couple of minutes (from cold). It occurs above 1200 rpm and gets louder up to 2000 rpm. I...
  2. gearbox whine?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hi guys, got this whine noise, starting to wind me up, my observations so far are - it happens when accelerating or decelerating at lower speeds, lower than 30mph and rpm of up to about 3000 - present at 1st, 2nd, 3rd or even 4th gear as long as speed is less that 30mph, loudest...
  3. BMW 320d Efficient dynamics 2011 with 'steering whine'

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Bought my first ever BMW a few weeks back - a 320d efficient dynamics with 38k on clock. I bought from a (reputable) car supermarket and have 3 months warranty. So far, extremely pleased with the car. What I have noticed (and I can't be sure if it's been happening since I bought or not)...
  4. Bearing whine from new bearing?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Guys I've just fitted new wheel bearing on all 4 wheels now. Alot of my noises and issues have now gone, especially the low speed grumbling i heard and felt aswell as alot of the 40+ mph whine. However------------- I am still hearing a whine from 50mph - 70 where it goes too high frequency to...
  5. 1.8 se transmission whine.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I posted in the wrong section about my automatic tranmission whine in all gear's well i changed the tran's fluid along with the filter but "to no avail" the noise was still whining happily away and doing my swede in! After looking for a solution like scrapping her,it turned out the rocker cover...
  6. 2007 E61 525d Manual 1st & 2nd gear whine

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    as above, its done 140k and has had a new clutch & fly wheel 2k miles ago.. It's developed a whine when pulling in 1st & 2nd, its more prominent when warm (nothing of note prior to the work). I am thinking that either the clutch or flywheel have not been fitted correctly ? Would like a bit...
  7. Whine on e46 320d coupe

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, my son has a e46 320d coupe and its making a whine noise at 15 to 50 mph but disappears as the speed increases. If I dip the clutch the whine is still there. Any suggestions would be helpful as my 320d saloon has not had any problems to relate to this noise? Many thanks
  8. Bmw e93 330d rear whine

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all can anyone help I have notice a whining noise at about 42 mph it dose not matter what gear I'm in when I slowly get up to 42 or if I'm slowing down and get to 42 you hear it then when you get below it goes it dose not matter if I press the clutch in at 42 the noise is still there I'm not...
  9. 1993 E34 540i - Engine whine matching revs

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I just recently picked up an E34 540i which is in pretty good overall condition except for the noise coming from the engine bay. Its entirely possible I've bought a dud but it was pretty cheap so I'm hoping this is a relatively straightforward fix! I've made a quick video to see if anyone is...
  10. 2003 E46 320dse tourer whine and rumble

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I may have posted my new thread in the wrong area judging by the amount of views it had, so here's hoping i have got the right forum now,when I first purchased the car some three years ago I had a rumble at around 50 mph in the cruise, I noticed that the rpm drops at the same time...
  11. Diff whine?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Guys I have. Diff whine If i do tackle replacing oil in diff will this take away the noise? Car only has 64 k miles I am gonna use. Castrol syntax l life. Or redline 75/90. After advise on here Will I have to use additives. A swell as the oil ? Thanks
  12. 330d Induction Noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I'm hoping for some advice here. A few months ago I took a punt on a 54k mile 2002 330d without service history, which had been a cat d write-off. It transpired that the car has a full main-dealer service history, and given that it's genuinely rust free (including exhaust, bonnet...
  13. 2002 316 E46 N42 Flickering oil pressure light and whine under load

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    A couple of weeks ago my oil pressure light started blinking when I was sitting at lights or when the engine was idling. It only happened once the engine had warmed up, after a 10 mile/ 10 minute drive or so. I changed the oil, oil filter and copper washer on the sump plug but the light continue...
  14. E92 320D -09, whine above 1500 rpm, turbo going?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there, I've had an 09 plate 320d coupe automatic for a few months now and it's whining :) I noticed the whine when I test drove the car but was told it's normal. However, now having driven another 320d coupe (2010) I noticed it had no similar symptoms.. I've searched around for a similar...
  15. Annoying aircon whine 2003 e46 320d

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I have noticed an annoying whine when the aircon is turned on, it seems to increase in pitch with the engine revs and goes off as soon as i hit the ac button to turn it off. Right here is the bizarre bit :confused .... i can only hear it in the cabin..... The aircon pump clutch is cutting in...
  16. 325 manual 2nd gear whine HELP

    General BMW Discussions
    hi all just signed up, this is my 2nd 3 series coupe need a bit of help my gearbox or diff appears to be making a whine in 2nd only on acceleration it sounds like its coming from the rear but then again the whine could be travelling down the prop to the diff im not sure any ideas how i can...
  17. Loud gearbox whine problem

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys, I recently bought a 318 Touring (2004) from a dealer, the car had a new (second hand) gearbox put in as it was jumping out of fifth all the time I believe it had a new clutch plate fitted too,... I picked the car up and other than being difficult to select first ( garage told me its...
  18. 1999 z3 2.8 - Gearbox/Diff whine...?

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I have noted that if I take my foot off the throttle it is quiet, if I put my foot on the throttle, it is quiet, but when you have it almost on the throttle (cruising) I can hear a whine. What can I do to remove this noise. Not sure if it is gearbox or diff. Thanks for any suggestions. Dave
  19. 2004 325XI E46 Cooling Fan whine?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, my 325xi is nearing 100,000, miles, and the when the cooling fan starts it seems to be too noisy, emitting a high pitched whine. Is there a service procedure for the fan or electrical motor, or is there an exchange service for these parts, can the motor be simply swapped out? As usual this...
  20. 2008 E92 335D - Possible turbo whine?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Noticed this the other day when I press the accelerator I get this faint air leak/whining noise. I am not sure if this is normal or what it could be? Is this signs of turbo on its way out? Car is booked into dealers next week but just wanted to get a second opinion Apology for bad video, I...
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