hie guys, my bmw e30 is making noise on bumps and potoles on right side back wheel, i dont know what could be the problem

Asked by Jun 11, 2015 at 05:30 AM about the 1988 BMW 3 Series 320i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car drives well only when i hit the bumps or potoles it makes noise gruu gruu gruu then goes away on smooth road. please help me.

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It only makes noise on one side

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Bmw is known for control arms going bad. Possible causes would be a bad control arm, worn bushings or a bad/leaking shock. Check these first.

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Look, you have an old BMW- you will have to have a good BMW mechanic- guessin' will get expensive REAL fast-

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Check your shocks.

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Thanks guys, it was the shock on the top end there is a rubber under the washer and was finished so there was a free play.

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