BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Engine, Transmission, Exhaust, Drivetrain, ECU Software Modifications
 
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      08-18-2013, 11:50 AM   #1
pimmy
Enlisted Member
pimmy's Avatar
Netherlands
0
Rep
45
Posts

 
Drives: E93 M3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Netherands

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Exclamation Strange sound from front when cornering

Hi there i drive an E93 M3 for about a year now. Since a few days driving the Tuscan hills the car makes a strange sound during firm cornering at high speed. The frist time i heard it i took a round-about firmly.
The sound is metal ticking kind of noise. I happends i both left and right corners.

I put a GoPro video on YouTube so you can hear it.
Does it sound familiar to anyone? Does anyone know what it is or what it can be?

Thanks so much for your help!

Last edited by pimmy; 08-20-2013 at 12:42 PM.
Appreciate 0
      08-18-2013, 11:58 AM   #2
Lucrecio84
First Lieutenant
Lucrecio84's Avatar
United_States
4
Rep
357
Posts

 
Drives: Laguna Seca Blue e92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Anaheim, California

iTrader: (0)

couldn't hear anything....
Appreciate 0
      08-18-2013, 12:58 PM   #3
JEllis
Brigadier General
JEllis's Avatar
84
Rep
4,793
Posts

 
Drives: E36 M3, E92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: SD CA/Yuma

iTrader: (4)

I hear the sound.. could be a lot of things. Almost sounds like rubbing maybe? Are you modified? Or, could be something loose in your car sliding around on corners....
__________________
http://www.m3post.com/forums/signaturepics/sigpic14547_7.gif
Appreciate 0
      08-18-2013, 04:42 PM   #4
pimmy
Enlisted Member
pimmy's Avatar
Netherlands
0
Rep
45
Posts

 
Drives: E93 M3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Netherands

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
The car isn't modificated.
After a short drive i think the noise is coming from the front.
Appreciate 0
      08-18-2013, 09:59 PM   #5
fastmike
Second Lieutenant
3
Rep
263
Posts

 
Drives: E93 M3
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

I couldn't hear anything in the video.

Is it making the same noise with tight radius turns, e.g. in a parking lot? If so, that's the diff. Mine is pretty loud. Some people say to swap the diff fluid, I haven't done it myself.
Appreciate 0
      08-19-2013, 02:44 AM   #6
M3V8AUS
New Member
0
Rep
12
Posts

 
Drives: E93 M3
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Melbourne

iTrader: (0)

I've been recently getting similar noises as well. Only happens when going around a bend / tight corner with a bit a weight shifting either left or right hand side of the car.

Initially I thought something was flapping in the wind near my door. I don't know what it is...
Appreciate 0
      08-20-2013, 09:55 AM   #7
pimmy
Enlisted Member
pimmy's Avatar
Netherlands
0
Rep
45
Posts

 
Drives: E93 M3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Netherands

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Update with beter video. The sound definitely comes from the front!
Appreciate 0
      08-20-2013, 12:25 PM   #8
brava09
Captain
brava09's Avatar
12
Rep
730
Posts

 
Drives: '11 Audi RS5
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Europe

iTrader: (0)

My car has the same sound coming from the front. The dealer couldn't find the reason as yet. They replaced the front bearings, yet the sound is still there.

I'm trying to live with it.
__________________
11 Audi RS5 Misano Red
08 E92 M3 Jerez Black 6MT--sold
08 E92 335i 6MT traded in for M3
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

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 Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:19 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST