Originally Posted by CPH79KPH
I've had mine in the shop for a similar noise. After several trips to the dealer, they called in the BMW rep for our area. Sure enough, BMW is aware of the issue and gave them the proper instructions. They had to remove the front unit compartment partition wall to check for wear marks. They were present. They replaced the partition wall and the problem has been completely eliminated.
What will prevent future "wear" and more noise later?
2013 x35i (Space Gray, MSport, CW/CWII, DHP, Premium, Premium Sound, Technology, BMW-Apps)
Retired: '09 C300 4Matic, '09 GTI, '06 750i, '05 C55, '04 R32, '03 M5, '02 GTI, '01 M5, '00 M-Coupe, '00 540i/6, '99 M3 Coupe, '98 M3 Coupe, '96 328i,... '86 4000 CS Quattro... too many to list.