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  1. e53 Diesel, Loud engine and Oil pressure light.

    X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, so I have e53 2002 diesel and I noticed that the engine is quite loud, also when I am driving for a long time especially when going uphill for example in the countryside, after 1.5 hours of driving the oil pressure warning light comes on and it is flickering when pushing the gas pedal...
  2. 2000 323i Exhaust Problem??

    General BMW Questions
    This happened to me yesterday. Check engine came on but the car was driving fine. about an hour lately exhaust started to get louder and louder by the minute. My dumbass didn't check the code before pouring a bottle of cata clean with almost an empty tank after thinking the cats were clogged. I...
  3. X1 Strut bearing plate

    X1 E84 (2011 - 2015)
    Got my 2013 X1 back from my mechanic after getting front brakes replaced (70k). Leaving the lot the suspension on the front right was crunchy/loud. Mechanic later diagnosed saying the strut bearing plate was to blame and had nothing to do with recent work. Has anyone else had this happen after...
  4. Noisy front X1 diff

    X1 E84 (2011 - 2015)
    We have a BMW X1 2011 model, the front diff is very noisy!! BMW Brisbane have confirmed its caput. $5600 to replace is their offering :mad: Spoke to a diff specialist, he said that post 206 BMW moved to an inferior design, where they used roller bearings instead of tapered bearings. The roller...
  5. 550i engine noise – both too quite and too loud – can it be fixed? With a sport exha

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I***8217;ve recently bought a 550i because I decided it***8217;s now or never to finally own a V8. For the wave-of-torque style acceleration, and for the noise, of course. And I***8217;m very dissappointed with both. (Regarding acceleration, I started a related thread months ago (the thread...
  6. 335I N54 Clicking/Ticking sound from engine

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    So it all started after a pull 10 months ago. My serpentine belt ripped and went inside the crank seal. We all know the deal when this happens. I got all the pieces out BESIDES the ones stuck in the oil pick up tube (I forgot.) A few months after, I would notice my car would go into limp mode at...
  7. F10 very loud sound when turning the wheel

    F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    I get this extremely loud sound when turning the wheels : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G00m8NMfo5A Model is not XDrive. What could it be?
  8. Engine noise!!!

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    My car is making a VERY STRANGE noise when i let off the gas pedal e39 525dA). It is the exact same noise like in this video: https://youtu.be/F-3yUV112Lg I am struggling for 1 year so far to find out why the engine does this sound and unfortunately nobody could fix it yet. I hope someone can...
  9. E53 M62 4.4i aux fan

    X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    My e53 sounds like a jet engine or that it's supercharged, although that would be nice, it's not normal and the power isn't there. I suspect the cooling aux radiator fan to be the root cause. The fan doesn't start up with air con on but I've got voltage at the plug. The mains are 12v dc and the...
  10. BMW F30 humming noise front

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hi, I just got a used bmw 328i F30 from a dealer. The car has 29,000 miles and the car is like new. I didnt buy it from an authorised BMW dealer and after about a week I started to hear this humming noise in the front of the car, Ive heard guys saying that it can be the wheel bearing but I have...
  11. Loudest Muffler

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    What are some good, loud mufflers i can stick onto my 04 325i???
  12. Worth it to buy aftermarket muffler and not whole exhaust system

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I'm looking to make my 2007 BMW 328xi louder. I have found a muffler on eBay that is much more wallet friendly than the whole BMW PE system. I was wondering if it's worth it to just buy the muffler and if it actually makes a difference in the sound of the exhaust even if its still connected to...
  13. Stock Exhaust?

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I stumbled across this video of the new 340i, can anyone confirm if it really sounds this beefy, or is this a performance exhaust? https://youtu.be/_KDCj9MEI9A?t=4s
  14. Loud Vacuum Sound

    7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    My car started making what sounds like a loud vacuum sound when running. It may also be described as a loud fan. The sound intensifies when accelerating and lessens when slowing. I believe that I have also lost some power when driving. The car runs fine otherwise but this seems to be...
  15. Instant issues

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, yesterday, my BMW 2003 330xi's Battery Light popped up during my drive home, that's all. Second day, Battedy Light still on, now fans turning on and off when key is in power gear, radio cutting out, lights dimming. When the car is on, radio cuts out, lights dim, LOUD popping sound (can't...
  16. E60 545i Best advice for loud exhaust

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    So I'm new to the forum, and am just about to purchase a 2004 545i. I'd like to start making it mine right away. It's already got a muffler delete, but I'm looking to make it louder. What is the cheapest and easiest way to do that? No cats? Yes, I know it's illegal but I'm young and want to...
  17. my new bmw 328i help

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    so i just bought a sexy metallic grey 2012 328i and LOVE it. there hasnt been much change too it besides tinted windows from the last owner. Can anyone please give me some ideas on what to do to make it look cooler, sound better and run faster. THANKS GUYS glad to join the BMW squad :rofl: :D
  18. Aux fan is running at full speed continuously.

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Okay so I have a 1998 540i and I washed the engine bay. After I washed the engine bay I started the car to warm up the bay and dry up all the water. It started normally and a few minutes later the auxillary fan came on and was running at full speed. It has been two days and it still runs at full...
  19. Camaro ZL1 + Corvette C7 Stingray - Convertibles - Exhaust Note/Accelerations/Races

    General Automotive Forum
    This was fun to record. The guys driving were cool and had just recently purchased both of the cars. Hope you enjoy the video! Click here to watch: Camaro ZL1 + Corvette C7 Stingray Convertibles Cruising in Beverly Hills - YouTube
  20. Cat Delete= Check Engine?

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I already have a decent sounding exhaust setup but i want to cut out the cats. But my question is, is there a way around the check engine light? or will it even cause one. I was thinkig O2 sim but wasnt competly sure. Heres current exhaust vid http://instagram.com/p/jxeBXFCCX2/
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