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  1. M5 brake help!

    F10 M5 Discussion
    2013 BMW M5 f10 4,000 miles Has anyone else experienced low pressure brake squeal? I am getting a very high pitched squeal when coming to a slow stop. For example when driving through a shopping center or pulling into a parking space. Below is a list of the service conducted at the dealer in...
  2. New Member - Two Problems

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hello, about two months ago I bought my first ///M car and second BMW and E39. I have been lurking on this board way before I got my M5 just to learn about them. But now I have two problems, an annoying whine and squeaky brakes. The whine: It is audible at anything above about 30mph with no...
  3. 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...
  4. Intermittent start up squeal: starter dying?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Did some searching on "start up squeal" and "starter squeal" and the discussions were inconclusive. I'm at about 67k miles, and sometimes I hear a squeal at start up. Not tied to cold starts, either. It's a more mechanical squeal sound, vs. just a belt screech, and seems to coincide with what...