Loud clicking noise from wheel
2001 BMW 7 Series 728

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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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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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!!
22 points

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

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

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