A creak or squeak can be heard from the top of the front or rear doors. This noise is most notable when the windows are fully up. The noise is caused by the decay of the flocking material on the door seals. New door seals, Teflon tape, special lube, or a combination of all of these may be needed to eliminate the noise.
Noise From Top of Front/Rear Doors When Windows Are Fully Up on BMW 530i
Average mileage: 75,375 (32,000–135,000)
12 people reported this problem
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2002 BMW 530i 75,000 mi, Visitor
Drivers door seal is compromised, door will rattle with window up or down, but most notably with the window up.
Noise drives me insane!!!! loud stereo is only think that's keeps me from loosing it!
2004 BMW 530i 135,000 mi, Visitor
same problems, since 20 some thousand miles.. I have used silicone spray, it helped a little, but problem comes back.
Creaking as if the car is flexing on uneven pavement at highway speeds.