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      02-14-2013, 09:00 AM   #133
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Originally Posted by Jason View Post
TSB#: SI B51 30 05
Category: Body Equipment
August 2005
Technical Service

SUBJECT
Cracking or Ticking Noise from the B-Pillar

MODEL
E90 (3 Series)

SITUATION
Cracking or ticking noise heard from the left and right B-pillar area while driving.

CAUSE
Door lock striker connection to the B-pillar (front left and front right doors).

PROCEDURE

1. Mark the position of the door lock striker.

2. Loosen the striker bolts.

3. Slightly move the striker away from then back to its original position.

4. Re-torque the striker bolts to 18.5 Nm.

Note: Do not change the position of the striker (mark the position before loosening the striker bolts).

WARRANTY INFORMATION

For information only.

Original TSB
http://www.bmwtis.com/tsb/bulletins/...p/B513005g.htm
Hi, sorry to be a bother, but is the striker on the door or on the pillar? I think it's draining my battery.