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  1. E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    As I was changing out a starter (not fun) I decided to change out the four Vanos solenoids. After startup I had a rattle in passenger side front. Ran through a lot to ensure it wasn't rod bearings, etc. I figured it was a chain guide issue...
  2. E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello everyone, I just bought a beautiful M5 which is now my project. When I start it up, it makes a loud rattle only at idle and stays like that whether warm or cold. After I rev it just to about 1500 rpm, it's completely normal. It drives real smooth but if I push it to redline, it throws an...
  3. E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I drove some work friends to lunch the other day. I asked if they could help me pin point an intermittent rattle I've had since I've owned the car. It seemed to come from the rear deck lid, but I couldn't ever locate it. I figured it was my broken sun shade. One of my friends quickly took a...
  4. E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I posted some of these symptoms in another thread, but wanted to start my own, as I am worried to drive the car at the moment. Two days ago I started the car from a 4 hour rest out in the cold rain. I noticed this plastic on metal sounding slap noise. It had a very 'blatty' sound to it. Now...
  5. E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    My car has the twin 5” Nokia subwoofers and box, and under medium bass, there was a loud rattle coming from the trunk. Under heavier bass, it would penetrate into the cabin, as well. I first tried sandwiching foam (backer rod) between the subwoofer box and the rear deck and between the carpeted...
  6. E34 M5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, I am so close to getting my car sorted out. I even got the keyless entry / alarm fixed during my last visit to the dealer :applause: . My clutch never felt right even after replacing the master, slave and hose combo. My take is that it's either a defective or incorrect pressure...
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