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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
BMW 528i Alignment/Tire Wear Issues Due to Excessive Play in Rear Lower Ball Joints
BMW 528i Problem
Average Mileage: 215,666 mi (171,000 mi - 245,000 mi)
Visitor, 1997 BMW 528i, 245,000 mi
Rear ball joint bushing worn on left side
Inside tire has excessive wear, even down to the steel belts. I had a mechanic give me a 0 degree alignment which is not according to BMW specification.