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  1. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I just replaced my front struts, and now there is a fairly violent clunk in the steering wheel when going straight. The clunk disappears when I turn the wheel slightly left or right, and isn't there when going around corners. It's only when going straight (basically between 11 and 1 on the...
  2. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    my 2008 bmw with 120 000km has had an issue with a clunking noise when it goes over uneven surfaces but especially when i go up sideways up a ramp. It pops/clunks over the front dashboard or possible engine area when it happens. It drives fine and doesn't do it when not under some sort of...
  3. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    This noise is not new to me. Here is how it happens: When car is being started up, in the very first or second second while the startup process is happening, I can hear a mild to load clunk noise coming from the engine. Here is how I can describe it: Metal to metal, like hammering a metal...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    2009 328 (E92) 118000 miles Help!! When at a stop, foot on brake, in drive, I will occasionally feel a small thump that occurs after I have been sitting still for 30 seconds or so. I should stress that the car is not moving, pressure on the brake pedal is constant - no let up in pressure and...
  5. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello fellow members. I just signed up today and wanted to see if anyone knows exactly what causes the 'Thump' when starting the engine. I just brought a 2008 530i with 102,000km. NZ NEW and service history from new. Some days it thumps more gently than other days. Hot or cold it still...
  6. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I started hearing this sound, like something loose on the right front side. I had someone drive the car so I looked and listened, thought the caliper was loose. Took it off, inspected, nothing. :dunno: Today after doing that, while jacked up, grabbed the tire and wiggled it. Pushing and pulling...
  7. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello all, A few weeks ago I replaced my driveshaft, see This Thread Here After about 10-15 miles of driving and coming to a stop, I noticed that when letting the clutch out and moving forward, I feel a clink (word choice is specific) in the shifter and pedals. With the windows down its...
  8. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    What's up everyone, I'm new to this site if you guys could reach out to me that would be great. OK so my car has the chills as I'm driving both front end thrust arm bushings were shot, so I went ahead and replaced both front upper control arms meyle brand that I bought from Bavarian auto sport...
  9. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    I've looked all over the Internet, searched every single website for BMWs, and have come up empty handed. My problem, there is a clunk coming from the rear of the car when I shift, go over a bump, or have one of the back wheels dip into a pothole. It sounds like a hollow clunk and can be heard...
  10. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello! Has anyone had this issue? This is my first snow in my 2000 BMW X5, and I can hear a pretty noticeable clunk when the AWD kicks in... Is this normal? It has over 137k miles, maybe I need to have the diff oil changed? I've had several other AWD cars in the past, have not noticed them...
  11. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    HI ALL, Newbie here. I have just purchased a 2003 E46 Auto 325i Apologies if you've all been through reading this type of issue before. Ive done a search and not found anything relevant Upon test driving the car i didn't notice an real issues but as time goes on Im noting that when I slow...
  12. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hey i have a e36 2door bmw. i was driving when all of a sudden my rear end produced a loud knock/clunk sounded like diff but was more open, like a diff nock has an enclosed deep nock, where as my bmw has a real loud knock from the rear,sounds central and can hear very clear at any kmph. i...
  13. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hi, I'm usually sane. Not today however. With that said, I have an issue that just cropped up. I just picked up an 08 X5 3.0 si a few months ago. ~50,000 miles on it so relatively young. Recently I started hearing a terrible noise of a whining :cry: coming from the front and continued to get...
  14. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Sorry to have a few different threads going but I have quite a few issues! :( This one: When I'm letting out the clutch, there's a "clunk" coming from the rear. Reverse, 1st, 2nd....whatever. I can sit in reverse and push clutch in,out,in,out and hear the clunk every time I let it out. Only in...
  15. E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Whats up community? I just bought my 2.8 99 Z3 with 80k miles. Car runs really good aside from this seemingly common clunking noise that i believe comes from somewhere near the rear diff when I'm shifting. Kind of more when I accelerate quickly in a low gear and then let off the gas too fast...
  16. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hello to all and I thank you all for your responses in advance. so i have a 97 E36 328i automatic. what i am experiencing is a repeated clunk that seems to come from inside the trans well on the passenger side that increases with speed, i can also feel it in the shift lever. it does it in...
  17. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey guys, this is my first post and I wish it was under better circumstances. I JUST purchased a 2004 325Ci 5-speed from a reputable BMW dealership and am having problems already . She drove perfectly on the test drive and all the way home, but now she knows she has been paid for and wants to...
  18. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I hear a loud clunk (seems to be coming from the middle to the rear underneath the vehicle) every time I press (disengage) on the clutch pedal too fast or when I release (engage) it too fast. It's more predominant from reverse to 1st gear and 1st to 2nd gear but i can hear it throughout the...
  19. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    I've been experiencing shift problems mentioned in the following bulletins. An indy replaced it today - $158 for the part and $290 for the labor. The difference is remarkable... no more noisy tranny clunks. SI B 24 17 07 - for vehicles produced 03/2003 - 08/2003: situation - a clunk noise...
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