Rattle when stationary in Drive

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TonyRoberts
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Rattle when stationary in Drive

Post by TonyRoberts » Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:14 pm

Wondered if anyone could help me.

Just bought a 2013 F20 M135i. I've noticed that sometimes if I move the steering when stationary I start to get a rattling noise that goes away when I put the car in Neutral or Reverse. If I put it back in Drive it starts again and doesn't go away until I start moving.

It's very loud under the bonnet but have discovered if I push down on the left hand side of the plastic engine cover the noise stops completely.

Hopefully this means it's just some of the shielding that is loose. Any suggestions as to what to tighten would be great. Also just want to rule out anything serious.

Couple of videos below:

https://youtu.be/6KMDqXUXKXc

https://youtu.be/DW9Dy2tCu-Q

Any advice/guidance welcome.

Many thanks,

Tony

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