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Old 07-23-2012, 11:31 PM
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Steering wheel problems

Ever since I got the wider after market rims for my x5 I have gotten problem with my steering, do I have to change the steering fluid or is there a bad barring ing the steering wheel because it makes a sqweeping sound and turns very stiff. Thank you.
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Old 07-24-2012, 06:49 AM
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"Ever since I got the wider after market rims for my x5"
Try a set of original rims and see if the problem goes away. If it does not then start checking out the steering system.
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:43 AM
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did you get the correct size rims for the fronts?? the fronts are smaller (9 1/2's) than the backs (10 1/2's) in width -this could be the problem
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Old 07-30-2012, 08:29 AM
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did you get the correct size rims for the fronts?? the fronts are smaller (9 1/2's) than the backs (10 1/2's) in width -this could be the problem
Not on all models.
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