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by jpross
Tue May 05, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Front wheel lateral movement normal?
Replies: 1
Views: 834

Front wheel lateral movement normal?

Hi everyone, I'm experiencing a slight (maybe 1 or max 2mm) lateral free movement in the front left wheel when shaking the wheel by hand. It makes a dull noise, but otherwise no other noticeable symptoms, even when driving. It only happens when the steering is totally in the straight position, and o...
by jpross
Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Clunking noise when going over bumps
Replies: 21
Views: 11908

Re: Clunking noise when going over bumps

If you do this motion slowly, can you feel a disturbance? Placing hands at nine and three (or twelve and six when on a lift) and trying to shear the wheel back and forth is how to determine that the hub has a failed bearing. Yes even when doing the motion slowly... Exactly the same as toalmar's vid...
by jpross
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Clunking noise when going over bumps
Replies: 21
Views: 11908

Re: Clunking noise when going over bumps

@Toalmar Thank you for sharing. I have seen your videos and I have the EXACT same situation. Front right wheel. I changed bearing, strut mount, shock absorber. All for nothing. Now I am waiting for them to change the wishbone. I am assuming that the noise I hear when driving over rough roads is rela...

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