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  1. 2006/56 X3 M Sport with 1st gear clunking and turbo whine

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Apologies if this is an incorrect part of the forum to post but I am desperate for some advice. Only YESTERDAY did I take delivery of a 2006/56 X3 M Sport. I noticed yesterday some considerable whining when accelerating through all the gears (for a little while I kept thinking there was an...
  2. 645 engine whine?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys had my 04 645 coupe manual for around 6 weeks or so and its always had a whine from the engine,it doesn't seem to be affecting anything I was just wondering what it is and if I can stop it,it does it stationary so guess its not the drivertrain,any ideas guys? Steve
  3. White smoke and whine please help

    General BMW Discussions
    320d 2005 55 plate Looking for some help starting to get white smoke from exhaust and a whine when driving away not sure if its from gearbox or turbo i bought the car just before christmas never had this problem is getting worse every day now.the car has 73000 mls on clock and 4000 mls till next...
  4. 2007 E92 325i engine whine

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all the car has just started making a strange whining noise which is inaudible when idling but gets louder with a bit of throttle you can only really hear it when on a quiet bit of road or parked up, the clip I have posted below sounds way louder than it actually is, recorded on an iphone...
  5. 1996 E36 320i whine

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    This evening I noticed a whine, like road noise but louder. Its definitely not engine related. Its most apparent when de-accelerating or driving at around 35-60. Any ideas on what is most likely at fault before I head in and pull bits off the car. When slowing from around 80, car vibrates...
  6. 2005 E90 318d loss of power and whine

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Got it all fixed was a loose pipe yaysies :-)
  7. 2005 330ci- alternator like whine when cornering harder than normal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone. My car, a 330ci auto makes a strange hum like whine. It's only really when im going round a big roundabout for example and im maybe going faster/accelerating more so than if your going at a relaxed steady pace. I noticed this the other day first of all when going round a large...
  8. 1996 318, Gearbox/ diff whine?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, yet another bloody problem with the car.. :thumbsup decided to check how good the clutch was so basicly did a burn out and as i dumped the clutch there was a huge 'bang' sounded like the diff (its had all new bushes recently the whole rear end) now the car is wining like dog in every...
  9. 2006 E87 118D ES - Whine when engine under load

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Have had the car for 18 months and up to now no real issues. When driving the car last week I noticed a whining noise when I took my foot off the accelerator to let the car slow at a junction, I couldn't really tell where it was coming from but could only hear it with the windows closed. As...
  10. 1996 E36 325tds - Metallic whine from turbo at top boost

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Tried a search for my issue, but no luck. My M51D25 had a new OEM turbo replaced 20kkms ago and gets regular oil changes and gentle use until warm through. It's worked perfectly and continues to do so, but it's developed a noise change at top boost/rpm. It sounds normal in all other respects...
  11. 2002 E39 525i - Power steering whine solved in detail

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Right, after a lot of online looking at what this noise could be, everything pointed to a fluid flush, or air in the system. A little history on the problem first. I have owned the car two months now, it is an 02 E39 525i Msport 155k miles. From the day I picked it up it had that horrid...
  12. 2003 E46 320d sport touring - Turbo Whine

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi im stef new need help plz i have a wining noise from the turbo and alot off black smoke when i floor it its the 150 bhp one she dose not pull very well my wife has the 51 320d and that pulls alot better and its faster hers is 115 bhp is it the turbo on the way out or somet else cheers
  13. 2001 E46 M3 - Diff Whine on motorway?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I took a test drive in a 51 M3 with under 90k on it and it had what sounded like a whine coming from the diff / rear of the car. It wasn't that loud but it could be heard and was like a high ptiched whinig. When i lifted off the gas it stopped. I do know the car had a seal replaced on the...
  14. 2011 E91 320d SE - Loud wind noise whine at higher speeds

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Any advice would be welcome - when driving at 70-80 MPH a loud whining noise is emitted from (I think) the centre air vent - its loud and annoying and spoils the car - has anyone else had this issue before I return it to the dealer (who could I suppose try to fob me off as may be difficult...
  15. 1997 E36 318i - engine whine

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I recently changed the oil and now there is a high pitched whine coming from the engine. It seems to start after take off, gets louder as I accelerate, then whines down after I shift. Not sure if this has anything to do with the oil change or not. Help!
  16. 2010 E92 325i Coupe Auto M Sport - does your whine?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Cannot get rid of this annoying whine (like a finger running around a wine glass kind of sound). No noise at standstill. Sound appears at 30, 40, 50, 60 mph Anyone else the same?
  17. 1997 E36 318is, whine help needed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Ive gaind a whine like a grinding with my revs ive checked the belts they appear fine altonator seems fine what else cud it be
  18. 2003 E46 320td turbo whine after de-cat, de-egr & de-flap.

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, we have a 320TD compact sport and the turbo was changed about 18 months ago, when I got the car there was a slight turbo whine as your started to come on the power then it whent away after that. The weekend I put on a blank EGR, took the flapts out and then removed the first cat and cut open...
  19. 1999 E46 323ci - engine whine (fixed)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    1999 E46 323ci - engine whine? hiya this is hard to explain but when im driving and mainly when slowing down the engine seems to make a continuous hmmm sort of sound lol and when i start he car it idles at around 100rpm for approx 30 secs then dropped to around 700rpm and doesnt fluctuate...
  20. 2006 E83 X3 2.0d turbo whine

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Im hoping someone can advise me on this. I got the car back (06 X3 2.0d 150bhp) )after its inspection 1 check and oil change from the dealer and Im getting the dreaded police siren whine from what I guess is the turbo. From what I have read it could be on its way out. A mechanic suggest it...
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