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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By PaulSChapman
Here is a short video where you can hear the...

Here is a short video where you can hear the sounds. Any ideas?

Thanks Iszlszx - I will check all the bolts and connections. Maybe it is something as simple as a bolt loosening up over time.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By PaulSChapman
Not sure if you can buy just the one size you...

Not sure if you can buy just the one size you want, but I got this Craftsman set at Sears for about $35 when I did my repairs:
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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By PaulSChapman
It doesn't sound like a spring. More like...

It doesn't sound like a spring. More like cracking or loud popping noises. I will try to post a video with the sound later.

It is a RWD car, so no CV joints
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By PaulSChapman
Cracking sound when coming to stop/start

I am getting a "cracking" kind of noise coming from the front of my car (I think mostly left side, but can't be totally sure) when coming to a stop and hitting the brake pedal somewhat hard. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By PaulSChapman
I tried putting brake lubricant inside the piston...

I tried putting brake lubricant inside the piston as well as on the clips. No luck - still makes the same noise.

To prove it is the brake pad clips, I am going to remove the clips and see if the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By PaulSChapman
Thanks. I did apply anti squeal...

Thanks. I did apply anti squeal compound/lubricant to the backs of each of the pads, and I am not getting any squeal, just the creaking. I didn't put any of the compound to the inside of the piston...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By PaulSChapman
Brake creak due to non-OEM pads?

I have a 2002 330Ci and recently replaced the pads and rotors on all wheels, and installed rebuilt calipers on the front. When installing the front pads (Pagid from Bav Auto), I noticed that the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-10-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 32,066
Posted By PaulSChapman
Any recommendations on how to remove the drain...

Any recommendations on how to remove the drain plug bolt on the engine (I have a 2002 330Ci)? After trying a flexible 3/8 in ratchet, I still can't get the socket seated on the bolt and have enough...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By PaulSChapman
Thanks guys - appreciate the help!

Thanks guys - appreciate the help!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By PaulSChapman
New rollers don't spin freely?

I just bought a new BMW deflection roller, and a new belt tensioner for my 2002 330Ci. I noticed that the roller wheels do not spin freely; they are actually pretty tight. Is this normal? The...
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