I would imagine the insurance would offer bottom book price as they usually do. Properly position the strut inside the top of the spindle opening and tighten the pinch bolt. What are people most likely to buy on these cars 540 sport? Trying to feel or listen to them on the car was difficult, but once we had the wheels and brake discs off, you could tell easily by sound and feel that were were ready to be replaced. All of our performance parts are those we would and do! It sounded as if it was directly behind be drivers side rear. It should be very smooth if the bearings are ok. It's gone now and I'm on the lookout for some new ones. My brother is currently trying to replace the front bearing hub assembly on my car and he has run in to a problem of not being able to access 2 of the 4 bolts on the back of the hub assembly due to the bottom of the suspension strut protruding very low therefore blocking access to the 2 front bolts.
I am sure we could have done the job in 1. I ordered late morning Pacific time and just got a ship confirmation at 3:45pm. Over time these bearings can fail. I have searched Quote Originally Posted by 530iman I jacked up the car around midnight to check the front for play. Received the wheel bearings from Parts Quick and what do ya know. Noise is present with the engine off, trans. Fit the new wheel bearing assembly into the spindle and tighten the four Torx mounting fasteners.
If it is the rear wheel bearing what are they like to change and do I need any special tools. With the compression fitting in the race, it makes it possible to install it without it being plumb. You might be right --- could be worn tire noises. For even more precise results its best to remove the wheel 4 bolts and caliper carrier two 19mm bolts as to not have any interference from the brake pads against the rotor. Due to inertia the lateral weight transfer moves more weight to the bearings on the outside of the turn.
Proceed to remove the caliper carrier by removing two 19mm bolts from behind. Without the pads dragging on the rotor the wheel should be free to spin, it should feel very smooth as you rotate it and there should be no play when you wobble the wheel by grabbing the top and the bottom and shake it. Was the front tires making alot of noise Quote Originally Posted by Mr Norseman The 528i is just under 72000 The front r was making alot of noise above 27mph while going straight or making R hand turns. I needed the part fast and you exceeded my expectations. Quote Originally Posted by cn90 Sorry but the link you gave is Timken 513179 for Pontiac Grand Prix This is a bmw forum. We can't find any slack at all but the vibration is there and the horrid clicking is coming and going.
If your lucky your hub will come off complete. Fit the sway bar link. She always got me home. ! The noise doesnt change much through cornering just gets louder the faster you go. If you are taking the struts Hi pleiades thanks for your advice. Without the pads dragging on the rotor the wheel should be free to spin, it should feel very smooth as you rotate it and there should be no play when you wobble the wheel by grabbing the top and the bottom and shake it.
I have seen several 540is wrecked as the result of spirited driving on a compromised front bearing. Performance Gain: Eliminate bearing humming noise especially during cornering Complementary Modification: Replace drive axle, brake pads and rotors Need to buy parts for this project? Hope this isn't too much of a newbie question. Not 100% sure on the E39, but do you have 2 sets of brakes on the rear disks? Then I installed the brake and wheel back, tested. And, as above, others will run quite a while with no problems. An interesting observation is that after washing the car I hear it louder, suspecting it is with the brakes. All 4 wheels rotate freely --- but hear a small rubbing sound --- like a smalllight sword blade returning into the case. At what mileage did your Front Bearings go bad? Remove the brake disk by removing the retaining screw: Proceed to unbend the the lock nut tab and then undo the 36mm bolt.
Without my car I can't operate and that puts my company and my self employment in a very grave situation indeed. Will report back when they are installed in a week or two. It's been doing my head in all week I popped out again last night in it and it's definately quieter. Rotate the wheel with both hands on it. I have too many thing to repair in this car, it's time and dollar costing. Hell, you should hear half the jokes! They do not have the easiest to navigate website for finding parts though.
I prefer taking the two inner lower control arm mounting fasteners red arrows out and dropping the lower control arm. I hope the bearings come from the closer of the two! If so, does the noise change when the hand brake is applied? If you are concerned about damaging the sensor remove the two T25 Torx bolts red arrows, one already removed and pull the sensor from the flange. Now that I do it again it comes up with 16 options for wheel bearings hubs i just wanted to share this awesome deal with anyone that is in the market for front e39 wheel bearings. Also, check joints for play while it's up in the air. If there is a lot of play it could be something else or a combination of things. Our particular interaction has extended over many months and never have I felt that I wasn't getting first-class service. I'm thinking maybe the big hollow cavernous tyres are amplifying the noise? I shall get back with any further updates.
Is there anything else it could be? Noise is present with the engine off, trans. Right rear wheel bearing failure at 30k miles. . Since I bought my car I've had the feeling that it had a bearing going bad so I jacked all 4 wheels and had a wobble of the wheels but can't find any play. Do I need to turn the wheel to right when rotate the wheel? Just curious the lifespan of Front Wheel Bearing.
However after having my tires rotated side-to-side only post. Wheel bearings can be deceiving since they can often only be heard when the wheel is spinning in excess of 30mph; they produce a howling, growning, sometimes grinding sounds that increases frequency with speed. You like it or not the quality front bearing F. They seem reasonably cheap on eBay. I will post back tonight with where I found them. Sorry to steer the conversation away, I have an 03 530i with 87k miles in it.