E60 530i 2007 vibration at idle speed - 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 > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

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 07-13-2012, 04:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Car:
Posts: 6
Photos:
nazab is on a distinguished road
Question E60 530i 2007 vibration at idle speed

My E60 530i 2007 suffers from a clear vibration at idle speed that you can clearly feel when holding the steering wheel or the gearshift . The RPM needle is very stable without any fluctuation at idle at about 600 RPM, and as i slightly increase the RPM to 1000 RPM the vibration disappears . However, when settles down to 600RPM you feel the vibration again in the steering wheel.

Comments please if anyone has faced this problem and how was it cured ..
nazab is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-13-2012, 08:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
4DoorWhore
 
Lord Vader's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Calgary, AB
Car: 1998 E36 328i
Posts: 2,210
Photos:
Lord Vader is on a distinguished road
Is this while driving or stationary?
__________________

ProjectTechnik.com - Alberta based BMW Community
See My car on Project Technik HERE!

And Follow Me on Instagram @E36M52

Founding Member of the Canyonrot Club! Paint Code #343

| OE M3 Bumper | M3 Mirrors | Max Velocity GTR Lip | Euro ZKW Projector Headlights | Jim Conforti CF CAI | UUC Motorwerks Underdrive Pulleys | 18x8 ASA AR1's | Koni Sport Springs & Shocks |
Lord Vader is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2012, 05:06 AM   #3 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Car:
Posts: 6
Photos:
nazab is on a distinguished road
stationary while gearshift is in neutral position or in drive position .
nazab is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2012, 08:01 AM   #4 (permalink)
4DoorWhore
 
Lord Vader's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Calgary, AB
Car: 1998 E36 328i
Posts: 2,210
Photos:
Lord Vader is on a distinguished road
Have you taken a look at your engines transmission mounts? Make sure their not worn out.
__________________

ProjectTechnik.com - Alberta based BMW Community
See My car on Project Technik HERE!

And Follow Me on Instagram @E36M52

Founding Member of the Canyonrot Club! Paint Code #343

| OE M3 Bumper | M3 Mirrors | Max Velocity GTR Lip | Euro ZKW Projector Headlights | Jim Conforti CF CAI | UUC Motorwerks Underdrive Pulleys | 18x8 ASA AR1's | Koni Sport Springs & Shocks |
Lord Vader is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2012, 03:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Car:
Posts: 6
Photos:
nazab is on a distinguished road
As the car is relatively new , I didnt consider this as it is more popular in much older cars . Anyway, will check this as well . Some have mentioned changing the spark plugs can solve this problem too . Will try this as well and see.
nazab is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2012, 02:17 AM   #6 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Car:
Posts: 8
Photos:
koason is on a distinguished road
is it easy to intstall?
__________________

www.koason.com
koason is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2012, 10:42 AM   #7 (permalink)
4DoorWhore
 
Lord Vader's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Calgary, AB
Car: 1998 E36 328i
Posts: 2,210
Photos:
Lord Vader is on a distinguished road
Just because the car is newer doesn't mean the mounts can't fail or have worn out. Let us know if new plugs help
__________________

ProjectTechnik.com - Alberta based BMW Community
See My car on Project Technik HERE!

And Follow Me on Instagram @E36M52

Founding Member of the Canyonrot Club! Paint Code #343

| OE M3 Bumper | M3 Mirrors | Max Velocity GTR Lip | Euro ZKW Projector Headlights | Jim Conforti CF CAI | UUC Motorwerks Underdrive Pulleys | 18x8 ASA AR1's | Koni Sport Springs & Shocks |
Lord Vader is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2012, 03:53 AM   #8 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Car:
Posts: 2
Photos:
ckng is on a distinguished road
I'm driving a 2007 E660 and having the same steering wheel vibration when idle only at 830 rpm with or without A/C on. Any idle rpm of below or able 830rpm, the vibration will just goes away. Workshop did tried to tune the idle rpm down to 700rpm. But a soon as I start my car, the engine will automatically raised back to 830rpm and needle is stable at that rpm. The only time the idle speed would drop back to 700rpm is when I start my engine when outside temp is less than 25 degC. Somehow felt that it is temp related. But nobody seems to be ble to find the causw
ckng is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2012, 07:24 PM   #9 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Car:
Posts: 6
Photos:
nazab is on a distinguished road
Angry

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Vader View Post
Just because the car is newer doesn't mean the mounts can't fail or have worn out. Let us know if new plugs help
Changed the spark plugs, but the problem is not solved ! same problem still exists !
nazab is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2012, 07:26 PM   #10 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Car:
Posts: 2
Photos:
ckng is on a distinguished road
I have changed all the spark plugs and injector coil,
Replaced the engine mount. And the steering wheel
Vibration is still there. The only time I would experience
A idle without the vibration is when I start the car when the
Outside temp is below 25 degC. Once the outside temp
Rises to 28 degC or higher, the idle vibration is back.
I strongly feels that it has something to do when
Tenperature
ckng is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2012, 03:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Car:
Posts: 2
Photos:
gmcclintock is on a distinguished road
I also have a e60 that the wife drives and her car does the same thing I searched the froum I'm on bimmerfest and came across this a few years ago.

Service Bulletin 18 02 08

Customer may complain of a slight vibration and/or droning noise when the vehicle is idling in park, neutral, drive and reverse when engine is at operating temperature.


CAUSE
Insufficient vibration dampening of the exhaust system.


PROCEDURE
1.Verify the complaint. Vibration/droning is most prevalent when engine is at operating temperature.

2.Remove the lower bracket for the exhaust system. If droning/vibration is gone, proceed to step three. If vibration/droning still exists with the lower bracket removed; continue troubleshooting exhaust/driveline for other causes or conditions

3.Remove complete bracket assembly and replace it with the bracket (1) PN 18 20 7 521 346 using two new ASA bolts (PN 07 12 9 905 417. Tighten to 21Nm.
Install front pipe bracket (1) PN 18 20 7 521 347 with four rubber bushings (2) (PN 18 20 7 546 579) to the new 346 bracket with two ASA bolts (PN 07 12 9 904 559) and two nuts (PN 07 12 9 904 580). Tighten down to 21Nm

After performing this procedure the vehicle will exhibit the same amount of normal driveline vibration as a comparably equipped E60 with a M54 or N52 engine.


Link to the thread can be found here. Good luck
gmcclintock is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)


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
Vibration on speed 30 or 40 miles alirzn 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 11 07-05-2012 08:12 AM
vibration at idle bmwKing95 3-Series (E36) 9 05-22-2009 10:38 AM
vibration at highway speed RichB 3-Series (E21, E30) 6 09-12-2008 08:30 PM
Low Speed Driveshaft Vibration jazzbass 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 1 10-07-2005 08:28 PM
Vibration at a particular speed only, Why ? beautyland 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 7 06-23-2004 08:58 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:24 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.