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Old 12-17-2012, 06:06 PM   #1
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Question 2006 330i Front Squeak

Hi all,

My car is a 2006 330i. I have been dumbfounded by this. The front wheels of my car are squeaking. Before you all jump to the conclusion that it's the brakes (sensor, etc), hear me out...

Rotational squeaking noise comes from right front wheel when steering to the left. Same squeaking noise comes from the left front wheel when steering to the right.

Squeaking happens when I step on the accelerator within 10-25mph. Squeaking will go away when I step on the brake simultaneously while stepping on the gas (aka riding on the brakes).

Remedies I have tried:

- Replaced front rotors, pads, sensor.
- Pushed back dust shields away from rotors.

Eliminated causes:
- Brakes: new brake rotors, pads and sensor. Same squeak.
- Brake Sensor rubbing: only one sensor on the left, but squeaking comes from right wheel as well.


What can it be? I have been trying to pin-point the cause, but no success. Any suggestion on what is rubbing? Additional tests to carry out to confirm source?

The following video from another member best indicates the squeaking noise I am experiencing:
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:08 PM   #2
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i can't watch the video
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:46 PM   #3
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Maybe the wheel bearings? That doesn't seem right to me but I don't know what else.

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