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  1. Strange squeaking noise

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    So I'll get right to it. There is a strange squeaking noise coming from the front of the car that occurs only when I turn the wheel to the left. It starts at about 1/2 turn and continues almost to lock. During normal driving it rarely happens because the wheel is rarely turned that far, but when...
  2. Tracing Alternator Squeaking

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I have this annoying squeaking coming from the alternator. The sound is always persistent, cold or hot and is at the pace of the engine revs. Strangely, when I brought it to a mechanic, they put a dollop of rubber grease on the belt and it killed the sound .... for about half an hour. Now its...