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Check if strut mounting on BMW M1 is working

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Steven Robinson
Wondering how to replace strut mounting in your automobile, I’ll show you the info how to remove strut mounting by yourself!
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Can you replace 1 strut at a time on a BMW M1?

Shocks and struts should always be replaced in pairs (front axle or rear axle), and it's even better to replace the shocks/struts on all four wheels at one time.

How do you fix a broken strut mount?

How to Inspect and Replace Strut Mounts on Your Car - And put the spring assembly back on top of it. Then put the little collar bearing on top it comes with the kit then get the new strut mount. Slide that on top. And bolt it back on.

Can strut mount cause clunking on a 2018 BMW M1?

There is most likely nothing wrong with the replacement shock or strut, but a metallic clunking noise typically indicates loose or worn mounting hardware. A loose mount can allow movement between the bolt and attaching parts, while a mount that is worn can cause the shock/strut to move up and down.

When should struts be replaced on a BMW M1?

Struts don't need to be replaced unless your vehicle is bouncing like it's on a pogo stick or bottoms out in potholes and over railroad tracks - or unless a mechanic finds that they're leaking fluid or have been damaged. In some climates, they can also rust.

Where are strut mounts located on a BMW M1?

How to Inspect and Replace Strut Mounts on Your Car - Now the strut mounts are on top of the struts. Right here and as you can see when I push the car up and down you can see the metal inside is broken from the rubber.

What does a bad strut mount feel like on a BMW M1?

For example, clunking when driving over bumps or squeaking when maneuvering at low speed. Premature and/or uneven tire wear. Accelerated wear of shock absorbers. Excessive vibration.

How much does it cost to replace strut mounts?

On average, expect to pay somewhere between $450 and $900 to replace a pair of struts. An individual strut assembly will cost about $150 to $300 so you're looking at around $300 to $600 for parts alone. Labor alone will set you back about $150 to $300 for the pair.

Can strut mounts be repaired on a BMW M1 2012?

A simple rule of thumb is that if the struts or coil springs are being replaced because of age or wear, then also replace the mounts. A worn or damaged part of your strut assembly can cause a variety of symptoms so they should be inspected by a qualified technician before repairs begin.

What does a strut mount do on a BMW M1?

Keeps your ride quiet and vibration free. As the name (strut mount) implies, it's a component that attaches the suspension strut to the vehicle. In addition, it insulates the tire noise & vibrations from the vehicle. Many (front) strut mounts also contain a bearing or bearing plate that serves as the steering pivot.

Is it bad to drive with bad strut mounts on a BMW M1?

The strut mount is supposed to help cushion the impact of road bumps on the car. If it malfunctions, it could loosen and fail to keep the strut in place. This could result in abnormal vehicle bounce and excessive movement while driving.
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Comments on how to fix strut mounting on a BMW M1:
Hi Ian, Thanks for posting this video. I have a 2018 XT and was wondering how are your struts holding up? There was some discussion on the Forester forums about the factory struts leaking after installation of aftermarket springs. Have you found a new part source?
Will you be tuning your car?
I should bring u one of my cars for work
Hm po bili nyo dun sa rubber ng strut?
can we get rid of the shity Rap Music? Am just here for the RSR lowering springs.
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Just had mine done and yes it was the nearside.. The garage changed mine and also changed the strut.. Changing the strut is recommended by ... So for those that get their top mounts replaced by a garage they will probably get fitted a new strut as a matter of course.. I paid a little less than the Halfords price mentioned in a previous comment.. A new strut with mounts was £88..
Where did you buy this?
I think looks very functional. Im a family man myself.
Cool video, LOVE the music!
Would you recommend this or the AMG branded one? And how many ft or inch pounds of torque for the strut bolts? Thank you! Mike...
These are useful videos. Keep em coming guys!!!
I run the same tire size and was concerned that I might rub the wheel well if I bought the lowering springs. Do you have any experience with that full-steer?
These fenders look awesome
That car is rusted as ... The bushings looked pretty good, I don't think you had to change them. Was installing the sway bar links easy???
It is cool.
Thanks mate, really helpful
Fungsi engine MoU ting tengah apa ya mas?klo semisal blom prnh diganti ngaruhnya kmn?
Cant see
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