The rear lower ball joints may wear causing alignment and tire wear issues as a result of the excessive play in these joints. Our technicians tell us a 4wheel alignment should be performed after ball joint replacement.
Car Problem Reports
BMW 740iL Alignment/Tire Wear Issues Due to Excessive Play in Rear Lower Ball Joints
BMW 740iL Problem
Average Mileage: 109,000 mi (71,000 mi - 147,000 mi)
Excessive play in rear lower ball joints
Visitor, 1998 BMW 740iL, 147,000 mi
the bearing on my passenger side is all messed up i didn't hit anything but when i drive over 60mph the whole car begins to shake especially when i turn left
Visitor, 2001 BMW 740iL, 71,000 mi
Replace rear ball joints.