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      11-22-2008, 07:09 PM   #1
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rhythmic clicking sound from front suspension while cornering

Anytime is bend my E92 a bit, as soon as I get to probably half a G, I start hearing rhythmic clicking. Is this normal? It happens bilaterally. I've hit nothing (excluding unavoidable road variances of living in LA. I DO have a tendency to get to the threshold of adhesion on freeway onramps, etc. :-D But, no "trauma".

Any ideas as to what this is?

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      11-22-2008, 07:21 PM   #2
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A lot have this ticking including me. Not sure if it's normal or not, some say it is.
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I get this too. Started happening after a while. Kinda sounded like a spring clicking or something when increased load is put on one front tire. Have been meaning to take it in.
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      11-24-2008, 11:16 AM   #4
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yes, I have this. likley from the rotors as it's the same popping, cracking sound (albeit a more consistent, rapid version) heard from hot brakes after I turn off the car.
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      11-24-2008, 01:41 PM   #5
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The best word I would use to describe the noise is "spark" haha. Sounds like sparks or metal clicking.
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      11-24-2008, 01:51 PM   #6
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This issue has been brought up numerous times.. do a search before you just start posting...

(clicking noise under hard cornering)

heres the original thread: http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=146591

and heres another: http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=185080

you figure out the problem PM me.. i've been following up for months being one of the first to experience the problem..

i do believe it is nothing damaging the car.. i havent brought it into get looked at (i dont like my car being the example).. others have had it serviced and came up with nothing..
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I took the car in to the dealer a couple weeks ago and no solution. The foreman was to do some research on possible causes (his guess was the floating system on the brakes). He just called and left a message saying he had some info, so I'll update once I speak with him.
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      11-27-2008, 12:41 AM   #8
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I have this, too. I was worried it was a wheel bearing issue (would hate to have wheel fall off!) but if BMW is not alarmed by it then probably something else. I don't care that much as long as it does not get worse/pose a risk.
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I took the car in to the dealer a couple weeks ago and no solution. The foreman was to do some research on possible causes (his guess was the floating system on the brakes). He just called and left a message saying he had some info, so I'll update once I speak with him.
Any info?
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