wobble - E46Fanatics E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Go Back   E46Fanatics > E46 BMW > General E46 Forum

General E46 Forum
This is the place to get answers, opinions and everything you need related to your E46 (sedan, coupe, convertible and wagon) BMW!

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-30-2009, 12:57 AM   #1
mertz
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posts: 8
My Ride: 2002 330xi
wobble

Hey folks, I'm hoping you can help diagnose a problem with my 2002 330xi. I had new axels and CABs done within the last year, so I hope it's neither of these.
There is a sound coming from the front end, very much like the banging around Ive heard in other cars when the front struts were gone. Much more present while going over bumps at lower speed. It's a banging sound and feeling, not grinding or clicking, and no shimmying under breaking or acceleration. So I am assuming it is the front struts. However, there is also a wobble that comes on at about 50mph and dissapears again around 60mph. Again, it dissapears if you brake or are taking a turn or accelerate. But, cruising along at 55, I feel it coming through the steering wheel. Could this also be the front struts?

-Thanks, Luke
mertz is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Tags
struts, vibration, wobble

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

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 On
Censor is ON



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.