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Old 02-25-2010, 01:16 PM   #1
artgod33
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Location: Manchester by the Sea, MA
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My Ride: 2004 325i
"thumping" sound

Just coming back from lunch I stopped at a stop light took a left and I sudednly noticed a "thumping" sound as I drove.

When I sped up it sped up when I slowed down it sloed down.

The best way to describe it is it sounds like there is a rock stuck in the tire.

I pulled over and checkecked out the tires and took a quick peek underneath (its pouring ot here so it was only a quick peek to see if there's anything OBVIOUS) nothing lokoed out of place.

Continued driving and the sounds tarted p again. Checked the tires again when I got to my office and still couldn't find a rock.

Any ideas?

04 325 with 95000 miles.
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