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BMW Tech Tip: Rattling Noise from Front or Rear Axle

When any BMW model is driven over road hazards such as potholes or bumps at an excessive speed, wheel rims may become damaged. Soon after, a rattling noise may be heard from the front or rear axle. Suspension components may become loose or ….

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When any BMW model is driven over road hazards such as potholes or bumps at an excessive speed, wheel rims may become damaged. Soon after, a rattling noise may be heard from the front or rear axle. Suspension components may become loose or damaged.

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Service Procedure:
1. Inspect and replace the damaged wheel rims.
2. Check for any damage on the front and rear axle suspension components.
3. Check the torque of the wishbone/control arm locking nuts on both front and rear axles. Refer to the appropriate repair instructions for the torque values.
4. Replace any damaged parts.
5. Perform a wheel alignment as necessary.

Courtesy of IDENTIFIX.

For more information, visit www.identifix.com.

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