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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 97,500 (96,000–99,000)
3 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003
6 people reported this problem
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Left ball joint was gone and failed vehicle inspection.
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.