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Old 10-04-2004, 03:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hiya,

Im having a strange problem with my 93 318i, its only started happening a few weeks ago, whats happening is:

- When i pull away
- When i slow down
- When travelling at a constant slow speed (no more than 15mph i estimate)

When doing any of these, i hear a few small clunks from the back right end (it may be both but i sit on the right and my gf could only hear it from the back right too so i assume this to be true) at first i thought it might be the petrol cap flap, which is a little bit loose, but now this isnt the case i dont think as when im moving at a constantly slow speed the noise turns into more of a whine/scratch like its scratching against something, but the clunk is still there when i pull away or slow down to a stop.

I had a word with a friend who said it could be the wheel bearing, i have no idea how much this is to fix or what causes it though, and in the mean time until i can have it checked (16th oct) i have a noisey back end thats quite worrying.

I tried to reproduce the noise by jacking the car up and turning the wheel but it turned smooth as a babies bum, with no noises or clunks.

I recently had tyres changed and they said they checked my bushes etc and t hey looked fine.

if anyone has any info for me, please share.

regards
clint (nervous)
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Old 10-04-2004, 06:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Ok aafter driving it home for lunch this how now progressed onto an almost constant metal on metal grinding sound, sometimes it is intermittent but other time its is in sync with the wheel rotating at a certain point.

helppppppppppp is my car dying or what ? :/
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