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    BMW X5 Vibration/ booming and harshness

    Hi. Just to reignite this thread.. I took the X5 to a trans specialist and we had it up on a lift trying to determine what the noise is. One chap said he didn't think it was the TC and another said it was.. He suggested unbolting the TC in situ, pushing it clear of the flex plate and running the...
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    BMW X5 Vibration/ booming and harshness

    There occasionally is a noise on start up. It's not when cranking but just as the motor catches - I think that maybe the cam chain rattling before oil is up to full pressure in the tensioner tho. The knock is only evident when warm and it does it in N R and D. Im getting under it again today...
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    BMW X5 Vibration/ booming and harshness

    If the knocking is the TC what knocks? It's full of fluid. From what I can see underneath the flex plate bolts are tight and I can see no cracks or damage.
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    BMW X5 Vibration/ booming and harshness

    Hi. I have a 2002 BMW X5 E53 4.4 When accelerating through 2-2.5k rpm the engine /drive train is noticeably harsh and boomy in the cabin. This is also accompanied by a high frequency vibration. If stationary in P or N and the engine is revved there is no vibration or harshness so it is doen...