E90Post
 


 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Suspension | Brakes | Chassis > Weird Shaking....



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-26-2011, 08:40 PM   #1
RWBermudez
Private
 
RWBermudez's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Savannah, GA

Posts: 85
iTrader: (1)

Weird Shaking....

So I have had my '07 e92 335i for about 6 months now and I am seeing this crazy shaking in the rear end of the car. So here are the symptoms:

1. While cruising between 40-60 mph I feel a shake that slowly creeps up.
2. Once it actually starts to shake it takes about 5-10 minutes to go away.
3. I believe that it is in the front end because I don't get any steering wheel vibration.
4. I don't think the wheels are out of balance because I can be cruising on a smooth road at 60 and it is good and then it slowly starts creeping up. Starts with a slow thump thump thump and then get strong enough to shake my car keys.
5. I put the car on the ramps and all is good
6. I re torqued the bolts for the wheels.
7. It only happens when I am cruising at the same speed. In stop and go traffic around town (45-55 mph) it does not happen.
8. The car does not pull either left or right. While it is thumping I have actually taken my hands off the steering wheel and no pull left or right.


Weird HUH!!!!!

I need help, ASAP! It is starting to worry me. I would hate to be stuck on the side of the road for something strange.

Randy
__________________
RWBermudez is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-26-2011, 09:22 PM   #2
e90fun
('''\(;,,,;)/''')
 
e90fun's Avatar
 
Drives: AW 335i e90
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: San Diego, CA / Santa Rosa, CA

Posts: 1,696
iTrader: (14)

did you recently put on spacers?

I had real bad vibration going on 40-50 mph when i had a spacer that wasnt nested correctly on the hub.
__________________
Stock 08` Alpine White E90 335i
e90fun is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-26-2011, 09:31 PM   #3
RWBermudez
Private
 
RWBermudez's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Savannah, GA

Posts: 85
iTrader: (1)

No spacers. It did it with the stock 189's and now with the new Bremmer Kraft's. But it seems to be getting worse week after week.
__________________
RWBermudez is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-26-2011, 10:29 PM   #4
e90pilot
Freight Dawg
 
e90pilot's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Oakland, CA

Posts: 2,098
iTrader: (3)

Drive shaft problem maybe? BMWs like to eat center support bearings. But then again it would vibrate at low speeds as well.
__________________
--Marcelo
'06 Arctic Metallic 325i | Sport Package | 6MT | Dinan Stage III suspension | Dinan exhaust | 330i manifold swap! Click here! | Active Autowerke tune | 135i Brake Calipers | Deiselboost caliper brackets | E46 M3 front rotors
e90pilot is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-26-2011, 10:51 PM   #5
HAQ
Lieutenant
 
HAQ's Avatar
 
Drives: Fast
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Dallas

Posts: 554
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by RWBermudez View Post
No spacers. It did it with the stock 189's and now with the new Bremmer Kraft's. But it seems to be getting worse week after week.
If it was an audi, I'd say hub centric rings. Maybe BMW is the same
__________________
[size="2"]335 E92 Space Gray/Coral/Aluminum/6MT
HAQ is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-27-2011, 05:32 PM   #6
RWBermudez
Private
 
RWBermudez's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Savannah, GA

Posts: 85
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by quattrosaint View Post
If it was an audi, I'd say hub centric rings. Maybe BMW is the same
That's what I ama leaning toward. I drove it today to work and no problem. I will take a crack at it this weekend. Imma pull off the wheels and inspect everything I can.

Wish me luck folks.
__________________
RWBermudez is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-27-2011, 03:37 PM   #7
ghost_rider
Private
 
Drives: BMW e90 320i 2006 Eur
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Beirut

Posts: 97
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to ghost_rider
Did you hit a severe pothole recently, are your rear tyres balanced , Do you have a bent or out of round rims that need to be repaired , do you hear a humming like a bad wheel bearing ?

If you don't feel steering wheel vibration in my own opinion there must be nothing wrong in the front.
ghost_rider is offline   Belgium
0
Reply With Quote
      10-27-2011, 05:20 PM   #8
sottenad
New Member
 
Drives: 335XI
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Seattle, WA

Posts: 5
iTrader: (0)

Did you ever resolve this? I have a similar problem, albeit an order of magnitude worse.
sottenad is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      10-27-2011, 07:11 PM   #9
Bee turbo 335
New Member
 
Drives: 2009 335xi alpine white coupe
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Bronx ny

Posts: 18
iTrader: (0)

I had a sever shaking when I went over 50 mph and it ended up bring a cracked and broken rim , did u check them ? I hate potholes
Bee turbo 335 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      10-31-2011, 12:35 PM   #10
Denny347
Lieutenant
 
Drives: SGM 2006 330i
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Posts: 549
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bee turbo 335 View Post
I had a sever shaking when I went over 50 mph and it ended up bring a cracked and broken rim , did u check them ? I hate potholes
They figure that out when you had the wheels re-balanced? I have a similar shake (very slight but I notice) at 50mph, all wheels road force balance fine (3 times). Thinking it might be a drive shaft out of balance or possibly a front wheel bearing going.
Denny347 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:33 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST