THUMPING NOISE IN FR WHEEL

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  • halawa94
  • 2008 BMW 535
  • 6 CYL
  • AWD
  • automatic
  • 45,000 miles

There is a thumping noise is the right front wheel on my 2008 535xi. What could be the cause of this?

Friday, March 25th, 2011 AT 9:56 PM

1 Answer

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  • caradiodoc
  • Expert
  • 25,300 posts

Kind of hard to tell over a computer. The two most common causes would be a broken tire belt, which you will typically also feel, or a warped or rusted brake rotor. An inspection at a tire and alignment shop will usually identify the problem.

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Friday, March 25th, 2011 AT 10:06 PM

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