Loud clicking noise from wheel
2001 BMW 7 Series 728

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Skye45
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jul 24, 2008 (12 years ago)
Originally i could only hear the noise when turning hard left at speed. The noise is a rythmical loud! clicking (more than a knocking) noise. However, I have now noticed that it has began to make the noise when ever I drive over 20 mph.

It doesn't sound like a wheel bearing problem.

Any thoughts?


Car details
Car: BMW 7 Series
Variant: 728
Model Year: 2001
Category: Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres
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thomkas_cars
Legend
1,056 points

Jul 24, 2008 (12 years ago)
i would say that its sounds like a suspension component on the front ie wishbone bushes or even a drop link
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elannor67
Top Fixer
395 points

Nov 7, 2008 (12 years ago)
does this noise stop when you apply the brakes? if it does, i have found on occasions that the brake pads chatter in the carrier behind the calipers. having said that, it could also be a suspension problem. see how you get on!! hope this helps!!
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steve1974
Driver
22 points

Nov 15, 2008 (12 years ago)
could be the antiroll bar or bottom wish bone
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tunny
Driver
10 points

May 23, 2010 (10 years ago)
i had this problem it was the c.v joint

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