Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 14:26:41 +0000 (UTC)
From: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Lundstr=F6m?= Harry <lundstronopsamVETHIStut.fi>
Subject: Re: noise when turning sharply, slowly


In article <3D258BFD.75F328C7nopsamhlink.net>, jw wrote: > Lee Marshall wrote: >> >> Could very well be a wheel bearing failure. Jack the car up and see if there >> is much play in the wheel (push pull the top/bottom of the wheel), if there >> is excessive movement it could be the wheel bearing or possibly a balljoint. > > Thanks...all four balljoints were replaced about a year ago, so I'll > check for the bearing. Yesterday morning a very slight > "thump-thump-thump" began corresponding with wheel revolution so I think > you're right about the bearing. > I think it could be the cv joint, it should do exactly as you said when it starts to fall apart. the bearing shouldn't make a loud enough noise that you could hear it when driving slowly. If the cv joints rubber gaiters are cracked the joints wear out quite quickly. I have had to replace both joints and one front bearing to my -89 900i16.. P.S. Sorry about my bad english

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