grinding noise on start up - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
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.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 08-08-2008, 10:14 AM
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
2.8sport is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
grinding noise on start up

i think my starter motor is on its way out. (it must be the starter motor?) i get a loud grinding noise when i turn the key..it starts but sounds terrible.
i want to replace it and wouldnt mind giving it a go myself...does anyone know how hard/easy it will be and how to do it? i have a 98' 328 sport
can anyone help?

thanks
2.8sport is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 08-09-2008, 09:45 AM
Science Roolz!
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Posts: 7,043
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
SHAHAB323IS is a name known to all SHAHAB323IS is a name known to all SHAHAB323IS is a name known to all SHAHAB323IS is a name known to all SHAHAB323IS is a name known to all SHAHAB323IS is a name known to all
Send a message via AIM to SHAHAB323IS
it's a bitch, there's two bolts that are ridiculously hard to get. Ask me how I know. Pretty sure there's a diy on pelicanparts.com.

2011 Mazda2
1990 Mazda Miata
SHAHAB323IS is offline  
#3 (permalink) Old 08-12-2008, 06:21 AM
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
2.8sport is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
great thanks for that. Ill get started and well see if it ends up in the garage to put back together anyway
2.8sport is offline  
#4 (permalink) Old 08-12-2008, 07:40 PM
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: east coast
Posts: 27
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
drivinfaster is on a distinguished road
here's a link for starter Starter.ht.Pelican Technical Article: Starter Replacement on Your BMW

good luck. and be patient...

drivinfaster
drivinfaster is offline  
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)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Grinding noise coming from rear driver-side wheel camnipotent 3-Series (E36) 8 08-21-2007 10:50 PM
Grinding Noise E34 (SORRY I POSTED IN THE WRONG CATEGORY) 540iFreak 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 0 05-16-2007 06:52 AM
Grinding Noise 540iFreak New Members Check In 0 05-16-2007 06:43 AM
Grinding Noise When Parking In Reverse teresa 3-Series (E46, E90) 2 05-29-2005 10:05 AM
grinding noise at low speeds pax 3-Series (E46, E90) 3 04-22-2004 09:12 AM

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

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome