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Old 11-15-2012, 02:08 PM
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2004 745i steering wanders

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I have a 2004 745i with 104000k miles on it. The car has recently started to wander on it's own. It is more noticeable on an uneven road and less noticeable on a smooth highway.

All 4 tires are about 8 months old and are in good shape. Has anyone experienced the same with their car? If so, by any chance do you know what may be the cause of it.

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Old 11-15-2012, 03:58 PM
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Alignment or tire balance? check tire pressure as well.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:14 AM
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Alignment or tire balance? check tire pressure as well.
Hi, I have not done an alignment, but the tires were balanced 6-8 months ago. Will look into alignment to see if that will fix it. Thank you.
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:48 AM
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Hi, I have not done an alignment, but the tires were balanced 6-8 months ago. Will look into alignment to see if that will fix it. Thank you.
In addition to the alignment, I'd have them re-balance the wheels as well.
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In addition to the alignment, I'd have them re-balance the wheels as well.
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