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Old 11-30-2012, 03:17 AM
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Originally Posted by dostb View Post

I've picked up the same issue with my 2012 X5 3.0d that has about 12,000 miles on the clock.

The front tires seem to be wearing much faster than the rear tires, especially the outer part of the tire. I have Continental 18inch tires on my X5.

I don't recall reading about this issue on the forum so it must be due to wheel alignment or incorrect tire pressures.

I'm going to have my wheel alignment and tire pressures checked in the next week and I'm hoping that this will resolve the issue.
Hi guys. With the weight of the x5 and the front wheels being driven as well, it's very common to wear out front tires before rears. What you are experiencing is normal.

Staying diligent with frequent tire rotation is a must if you want to prolong the life of the entire set.
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