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Steve,I have a 2005 BMW X5 and the front end of my car

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Hi Steve,
I have a 2005 BMW X5 and the front end of my car in the engine compartment (under the hood) is making a grinding noise when I accelerate. No noise with coasting, just when my foot is on the gas. I want to know what this might be and a very general ballpark for repair.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
hi this noise is most likely cause by ether your lower control arms or your strut mounts but mostly the lower control arms if just when you accelerate
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
this repair run about $800 for one both side
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
for the control arms
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
since it could be one then one thing you should really have a shop check it out before you replace any parts
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
if you have any more questions please ask . if not please rate the service before you go as this is the only way for me to get credit thanks.