Car Problem Reports

BMW 528i Alignment/Tire Wear Issues Due to Excessive Play in Rear Lower Ball Joints

BMW 528i Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

Average Mileage: 215,666 mi (171,000 mi - 245,000 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.