Originally Posted by Lodaka
Yea, that's exactly what I have.
Hate to be negative, but that sound can be no other thing than main bearings IMO
. Would be delighted to be wrong.
Having said that, the engine is not going to explode, but will eventually get worse, in case BMW doesn't want to do the inevitable, which is to replace them. Damn, what a nightmare. And morning starts in cold weather with honey-like 10/60 oil certainly doesn't help. Appalling to read this happening to a new car
. Please keep us posted.