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I have just started getting a medium loud whine from my BMW

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I have just started getting a medium loud whine from my BMW 320d engine, proportional to the engine speed. It is nearly nine years old and has done 110000 miles. When I first heard it I thought it must be an emergency vehicle siren but it happens when the car is still.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 10 months ago.
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What question did you have about this?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The questions are: Do you know what is or might be causing the noise? Is it urgent that I get it fixed? and is it likely to be expensive?
Expert:  Steve replied 10 months ago.

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I would suggest a failing turbo or crankcase ventilation system. Yes it is urgent to get it fixed, definitely. And unfortunately yes, it will likely be expensive.

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