Right front wheel scraping fender
1996 BMW 7 Series

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Rfa1855
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Aug 17, 2010 (10 years ago)
Hi. At speeds above 120kph, a loud scraping sound is generated that looks like my right front wheel is hitting the right front fender. Thanks for your help!

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Car: BMW 7 Series
Model Year: 1996
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whittingehame
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18,303 points

Aug 17, 2010 (10 years ago)
If your wheel is rubbing against bodywork there must be insufficient clearance due to susp. wear or body / wing mis-alignment .Could also be due to wrong size wheels or tyres .Other possible causes , but you should be able to see marks where wheel has been rubbing if you get it jacked up and checked .
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2145simon
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1,055 points

Aug 18, 2010 (10 years ago)
assuming you have correct wheels/tyres fitted,check front lower arms and tension struts for excess play,check all balljoints

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