Alignment/Tire Wear Issue Due to Worn Rear Lower Ball Joints on BMW 525i

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.

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Average mileage: 97,500 (96,000–99,000)
3 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003
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Left ball joint was gone and failed vehicle inspection.
2003 BMW 525i 96,000 mi,
seem to drift right to left new Z rated tires and alinement 4 wheel had a flat replace with spare and drift want a way H rated tire on right front.