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Re: Vibration In Steerign Wheel When Hitting A Bum (archive)

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Posted by mike farrell on March 29, 2000 at 15:18:44:

In Reply to: Re: Vibration In Steerign Wheel When Hitting A Bum posted by cek on March 29, 2000 at 11:34:15:

: : It could be a number of things. I suggest putting it up on a rack and doing a complete suspension inspection. A leaking or malfunctioning strut will induce all kinds of weirdness into the handling of the car. I had a right front strut leaking and it took a bright light up on the rack to see it. I pulled the tire and with the suspension fully extended you can see through the spring if there is any leakage.
: Hope this helps. Good luck.
: regards
: cek
: 92 325is
: 94 525it

I have a 89 535i 98K exihibt the same behavior. Replaced the upper and lower control arms and bushings and installed new bilstein struts. This solved the problem and the car drives like new.


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