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  1. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    Good evening all, I have a quite peculiar issue with my F01 730d. The car has developed a ticking/clicking sound, link to video: Link to video of ticking sound We initially thought this was due to a swirl flap or the swirlflap motor - thus changed for a new inlet manifold and new flap...
  2. General BMW Questions
    Hi guys, I have a m52b28 that’s actually in a landrover, but its the one found in 2000 e36 328i. I’m having a hard time diagnosing what the problem is, maybe someone here could help out? Here is the info; -High mileage, poor service history -Starts right up, always, burns no oil -Upon first...
  3. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hey, Recently my car got a slow ticking noise from the turbo/wg area. And by slow I mean like a good second between ticks, while on idle. But it only appears when engine is at operating temperature, not when engine is cold. At the same time-ish, the car started bogging down partially while...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Let me prefix this by saying I have next to no experience working on these cars. I had a P2 Volvo and gained a lot of experience from that. I bought an 06' 330xi with a nice 175k miles on it a few days ago and it ran beautifully, I looked into the common engine faults with these cars and...
  5. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Today I noticed, When the engine is warm, there is a light knocking/ ticking/ rattling noise coming from the engine m54. Please check the video below and let me know: What is this light knocking noise / rattling / ticking on BMW M54 Engine (BMW Z4)?
  6. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Today I did the oil change on my 2017 440i with almost 29k miles and when I turned on to check for leaks I was surprised to hear the ticking noise because I think it's a lot louder than before. Please watch the video linked and let me know if it is normal or what is causing it? Ticking sound...
  7. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hello, I have a little worry with my vehicle. Thanks in advance, to whoever reads this text and sorry in advance for the length and my bad English. :-) In the German forums you will find absolutely no help. There are statements like: "Throw the car away" and no help at all. ### Vehicle BMW...
  8. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I’m currently working on a 2007 328i with 177k miles on it, and there is a quite worrying sound coming from it. It’s not lifter tick, because that comes from the valve cover and I have lifter tick too and I can distinguish the two while it’s running. The sound I’m worried about is coming from...
  9. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hi everyone, I've got an issue with my 2011 535i: When I close the driver door, I can hear something near the lock or handle clicking/ticking multiple times (maybe 6 times). It could be a soft close issue or actuator or motor, but I wouldn't know exactly without replacing parts on by one, so...
  10. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi, my BMW has a gauge problem. As soon as I open the door to my car, the fuel gauge needle starts "jumping." All other gauges are inactive. This last for about 60 seconds, afterwards they all return to normal. This happens every time, regardless of outside temperature. I have researched...
  11. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hello from North Cyprus, This is my first post here so i would like to thank you all members here for helping each other. I have read all posts related with my problem but i could not find the same one so i need some help. I hear some clicking sounds from the dashboard. So I took it to the...
  12. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hello guys, Kindly, I need your expertise and advice. I had a very long story with my dealer. I don't want to waste your time so here is the summary . I have a 2012 F30 335i which is still under extended warranty. I took it to the dealer after I heard a weird squealing noise that sounded like...
  13. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hello guys, Thanks for accepting me as a new member in the big bmw family. Honored to be with you.
  14. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Dear all, After an our long drive on the highway, I came home to this worrying noise on my 2011 E93 N55 with 64k miles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehko98fQsFA I am pretty worried and I'd like to get some advices before getting it checked by the dealer. Did anybody run into similar...
  15. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Dear all, I've been reading this forum for a while but unfortunately it's my turn to dive in and post one of my worries of the day. After a one hour drive mostly on the highway, I came home to this worrying engine noise on my 2011 E93 (N55) with 64k miles. I'd like to know if anybody, by any...
  16. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    After not changing my oil for a year/5,000kms I noticed a tapping noise develop in my engine. I drive a 318is coupe with an m44 engine that has done a little over 200,000kms. The tapping noise doesn't happen upon start-up, it doesn't happen in neutral throughout the rev range, it doesn't happen...
  17. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I purchased a 2004 545i about a month ago and it was barely the third day when a ticking noise came up out of the driver side behind the engine or on the side. I took it to a neighborhood mechanic and he said it should be fine. I go on vacation for 2 weeks and when i come back i try to address...
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