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Old 10-01-2009, 08:20 PM   #1
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So many noises out of no where!!!!!

My 2001 330ci is making noises front and rear over ever pump!! In the front next to a fence or a wall you hear a very soft tiny noise. Seems to only come from the right side. Sounded like a single bolt that was just loose. Jacked up the car thinking it was maybe the xenon light sensor because i just put lowering springs on the car. Sure enough this bolt was very loose. Got it nice and tight drop the car take it for a ride same noise. So that thought went out the window. Jacked it back up climbed under and checked all front end parts and everything was nice and snug. At this point Iím so confused just drop the car and say f it for now. The next day im at school and over ever speed pump the rear end creeks. No idea what this could be either. So next day while driving i hear clunks over bumps. Really starting to get frustrated. So i jack the car up check the end links that were replaced just 6k ago and its all tight, everything is tight. I'm lost to what these noises are and how to stop them. PLEASE HELP!!!!!! And yes Iíve searched Iíve searched for the last week and canít take the noises anymore and want to solve them this weekend.
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Old 10-02-2009, 08:01 PM   #2
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Bump!!!
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Old 10-06-2009, 09:32 PM   #3
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bump!!! need this fixed by friday!!!
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Old 10-09-2009, 02:09 PM   #4
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How did you check the endlinks to see if they are tight? I recently had a clunking in my front end with new endlinks. Everything felt tight when I checked by hand but I went ahead and tried to tighten things down again and that fixed the clunking.
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