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Old 08-24-2004, 11:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi! I got a 318i 1998 (E36) for a month now. Since I got it, when the hand brake is on, the car makes a weird sound. If I enter the car or get out of it, I can notice a "SKWEEK SKWEEK" sound...

I had that repaired by the dealership while it was still on warranty... they dismount the rear brakes, put grease or something like this in... The problem diseappeared for... 1 week... Now it's back...

Any idea what I should check at? By the way, they adjusted my hand brake because it was too loose and now, 2 weeks after, the hand brake is loose again... can't park if the ground isn't flat!? Can it be my rear rotors??

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Sorry can't help you...take it back to the stealership and refuse to leave until they sort it!

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Old 08-26-2004, 12:56 AM   #4 (permalink)
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That's what I'll do... Friday morning, I'll leave them my car hoping they would change the 4 rotors... dunno if it will be covered by warranty...

Anyway... I love that car
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Oh yeah! I went to the dealership today... my warranty was expired... Told them my brakes were fu.. up since I bought the car 5 weeks ago...

They changed the 4 rotors... cost me 0$ ! B)

Man! That's so nice... These guys do really care about their clients!

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Old 08-28-2004, 06:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Damn... need help!

They changed the rotors... fine. This morning, I started the car and 2 lights were still on: ABS and the Control Traction icon...

What's wrong? Any idea... I'm tired of going to that dealership... ???

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