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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 04-09-2012, 09:10 AM
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Mein Auto: E36 316i touring
clicking from rear of car

first off all guys i am new to the site and just bought my first bmw

it is a 316i touring last of the e36 model .
when driving somtimes thes a click click click from the rear which goes faster the faster you go or slower etc etc

any ideas
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Old 04-09-2012, 09:11 AM
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Have you looked through the Sounds From the Rear: Explained thread in the stickies?



Just going off logic, I'd guess it's wheel, axle, differential, or spindle noise (as opposed to worn suspension components) since the noise is in direct relation with the speed.
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Old 04-09-2012, 09:17 AM
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i didi thanks i dont think its the shock mounts tho
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