Like when Im reversing I hear this kinda sqweeky sound in my back of my car
Now I went outside and pushed up and down on the back, and it's def something on the back?
I guess it's the struts or I dont know what bmw uses in the back, but it's kinda like a sqeeky sound, coming from the back suspension
Originally posted by BMW-ATI@Apr 3 2005, 08:28 PM RSM? what the heck is that?
any other ideas?
is it my rear struts cause I dont know what an RSM is
I have the same problem with mine and I'm told it could be either the spring or the damper. I haven't looked closely enough yet but plan to in the next couple of weeks, check your bushings while you are checking the rest of your suspension, I'm told bog standard BMW bushings wear quite quickly.
RSM = Rear Shock Mount, it takes the top of the shock absorber and spreads it's force evenly on the frame of the car. The stock E36 ones fail before the rest of the car does.
Cheep (in compairison to other faulures like subframe and RTAB's!) and not too hard to replace.
The squeak could also be:
ebrake pads rubbing against rotor's interior
wheel bearing is shot.
rear trailing arm bushing is bad.
it onyl seems to squeek when im backing up? it's like if the back of the car is going up and down it'll sqeeuk, but it's also kinda random too, sometimes it will sometimes it wont, suually it does, it's not very loud just kinda barely
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