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Coming home from work today and got a couple of knocking noises, and now im getting a light grinding noise from by the engine like there is friction or something is catching

Anyone got any ideas, does my motor have a chain or belt?
 

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No sorry did manage to get these details


Chassis number JP67889
Vehicle code BL32
Series E46
Model 318Ci ( 318Ci M43 )
Body type coupe
Catalog model ECE
Production date 2000 / 03
Engine M43
Transmission Unknown
Steering Right
Catalyzer YES


Additional Information for Vehicle code BL32
Production FROM : 1999/03/01 TO : 2001/08/30
Engine M43TU
Engine Oil 4.00 Liter
Transmission Automatic
Transmission Model A4S 200R
Transmission Oil 9.00 Liter
Rear Axle Oil 0.90 Liter
Coolant(w/o Air Conditioner) 6.00 Liter
Coolant(with Air Conditioner) 6.00 Liter
Brake fluid 1.00 Liter
Remarks :
Final drive (rear axel), Automatic transmission: lifetime oil filing

Additional Information for Vehicle code BL32
Production FROM : 1999/04/01 TO : 2001/08/30
Engine M43TU
Engine Oil 4.00 Liter
Transmission Manual
Transmission Model S5D 250G
Transmission Oil 1.10 Liter
Rear Axle Oil 0.90 Liter
Coolant(w/o Air Conditioner) 6.00 Liter
Coolant(with Air Conditioner) 6.00 Liter
Brake fluid 1.00 Liter
Remarks :
Final drive (rear axel), manual transmission: lifetime oil filing
 

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77,000, cant think of anything else. Cars been running fine on the way home ive had a series of knocking noises and theres justa friction noise at low revs. Doesnt happen when the car is stationery
 

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rights its actually somthing to do with the handbrake, i had the brake shoes replaces a few weeks ago. Got a bad clunk noise last night and the handbrake start to vibrate and its making a clicking noise now and suggestions?
 
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