09-06-2012, 03:38 PM
Join Date: May 2007
My Ride: 330i
I replaced the control arms recently. If you are talking about the tie-rod ball joints, they are certainly a possibilty. Mileage is at ~150K. Other BMWs I'd owned with a lot more miles did not need tie-rods replaced. So it's an educated guess. But still, a possibility.
Originally Posted by Stinger9
Mention ball joints and tie rods?
Mileage on these parts? Gotta consider everything.
Got your wheels balanced again too?
What makes you suspect the strut mounts? That's rare.
Wheels are balanced, alignment is fresh. Again, other BMWs I'd owned had bad strut mount bearings when removed, that's why I suspect them.
I am all ears for other possibilities tough...
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Last edited by SeanC; 09-06-2012 at 03:41 PM.