95 BMW 325i Knocking - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-15-2007, 07:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Car:
Posts: 6
Photos:
rwongsonadi is on a distinguished road
95 BMW 325i Knocking

Hello,

I'm new to this. Just bought a 95 bmw 325i. When driving and hitting any pot holes, i feel this knocking coming from the driver side front wheels. Please advise on what to do to fix this problem. Someone told me to change the tie rods...just wanted to see if anyone else came accross such a problem before.
rwongsonadi is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-15-2007, 08:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: NC
Car: Opening soon:
Posts: 1,118
Photos:
Starmavin is a jewel in the roughStarmavin is a jewel in the roughStarmavin is a jewel in the roughStarmavin is a jewel in the rough
Tie rods would cause loose steering and clunking when turning the wheel from left to right. Your problem sounds like bad struts, strut mount, and/or ball joints.

Grab the top of the drivers side wheel and pull back and forth, also check for oil on or around the spring perch.
Starmavin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2007, 08:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Car:
Posts: 6
Photos:
rwongsonadi is on a distinguished road
the strut on the front driver side is bad so i bought a complete eibach suspension kit..also when i jack the car up and play with the driver side tire i hear the same knocking sound
rwongsonadi is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1992 BMW 325I, 4 door, automatic 4sale $1000 kurok27 Cars For Sale 1 09-13-2006 01:42 AM
95 BMW 325i 5speed MiguelACA Cars For Sale 4 07-07-2006 11:54 AM
What do you guys think of these times... RexKing86 3-Series (E36) 13 04-20-2006 11:27 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:04 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.