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BMW 740iL Alignment/Tire Wear Issues Due to Excessive Play in Rear Lower Ball Joints

BMW 740iL Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Average Mileage: 117,666 mi (71,000 mi - 147,000 mi)


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.