She has brought to the dealership and number of times and they have put on new tires and rotation, but nothing seems to fix the problem Any ideas???? Thank you
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2011 BMW 128i
Question: My girlfriend has a BMW 128i and it pulls to the right,
Answer #1milesauto from Miles Auto Service Inc., June 22, 2012, 06:54Master
Wheel alignment should be checked.
Replyevans4848, June 22, 2012, 10:19Rookie
wheel alignment has been checked and it is still pulling to the right
Replymilesauto, June 22, 2012, 15:10Master
Ok ...you did not mention alignment had been checked. On many roads that have a slope for rain to drain off highway it may be normal for a car to drift toward that slope. Pull is when you have to constantly hold steering wheel to the oposite direction to keep going into ditch. Drift is when you have to make a slight correction in steering wheel.It may require you to drive the car on a highway like a interstate highway generally in the far left lane to see if its still pulling right. You may even notice that it may drift to left sometimes depending on how a road is sloped. I know it is a new car so there should be no mechanical problem but if it is still pulling to the right it still could be a alighment issue. May have to have a shop that specalizes in alignment to cure that type of issue.
Replyevans4848, June 25, 2012, 12:50Rookie
Thank you for your help --yes, you call it a drift to the right,it has been had 3 alignments and new tires by the local palm beach bmw dealer and it stills drifts to the right --we are at a lost, is there anything in the brakes that can cause this problem or do you know of a local alignment specialist in the palm beach area.
Again, thank you for your help with this problem
Replymilesauto, June 26, 2012, 05:45Master
Some drift is normal. Im not in your area but you can bet that there is a alignmernt specilist in your area. Might ask around for a recommendations from frieds/coworkers etc.. The guys that tend to do a better job are mostly independant general repair type shops