The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
Re: I think its components in the rear suspension (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ 5-series (E34) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by JOE ORDING on October 17, 2001 at 15:16:34:

In Reply to: I think its components in the rear suspension worn posted by Bill R. on October 17, 2001 at 08:54:09:

I had the same thing myself, it's gone now that I've replaced all the steering and suspension bushings in the car. Wish I could tell you what one of them did it. ;) I'd check the center link, seems like a probably culprit, among the other things suggested.

out steering the front end. Check the trailing arm bushings, the subframe mounts and the dogbone on the rear. Especially if you have a clunking sound from the rear sometimes on sudden throttle on or off.

The other day I had to use max braking on a uneven road and the car (89 535) pulled sharply to the left. At first I blew it off as a rut in the road or something, but then today, it happened again, only to the right. I also noticed that the steering feels lighter in the center position than it used to, almost a nervous feeling. The front end has new (3 month old) struts, control arms (upper and lower),bushings, outer tie rod ends and was aligned at the dealer. The tires are 235/40-17 Goodyear Eagle F1 GSW's. Any ideas as to what it could be???

Follow Ups:

[ Follow Ups ] [ 5-series (E34) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk. Logo © 1997 - 2018 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.