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  1. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello all, I again am new, just purchased my 2008, 328i (which I am very excited about). Anyways, the car has a slight shimmy in it when accelerating normally (does not occur under extreme acceleration). The shimmy lasts for just a few seconds and then dissipates, it happens at various...
  2. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    I've been getting a shimmy starting around 55 mph and I think it's from the AC compressor. When I have the air completely turned off the steering wheel is rock solid, but when I turn the air on I get a very small shimmy at highway speeds. Anyone else have this problem? Im really hoping for a...
  3. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    For those who have balanced or who would like to be able to balance wheels at home, what procedures and reasonably-priced EQUIPMENT do you recommend? TOPIC: To keep this constructively on topic for anyone who WANTS to balance their wheels at home, just like in the alignment-at-home threads...
  4. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Need help from the experts...It's a 2003 540i M-sport package. Rare, beautiful, and exotic...Yet I can't figure out the solution to the following issue... Observations: about 6 months ago the front end started to occasionally vibrate then settle down for some time and suddenly return with the...
  5. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I've asked read and tried EVERYTHING in regards to common solutions..Yet still haven't been able to diagnose the problem. 2003 540i M-sport...(Please help me diagnose my baby!!!!!) I have a terrible terrible shimmy in my front end...getting worse...started with pulsating in brake, but now just...
  6. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Have researched all possibilities and other threads...Does anyone have any helpful diagnostics for my specific issue. Problem is that there is a variant level of pulsating and shimmy feeling in the brakes and/or steering wheel, But not all the time and not at any specific speeds. For example...
  7. Do-It-Yourself H.Q.
    My 318i wobbles badly when I take left curves. It stops if I apply the brakes. There is no wobble on right curves. I've replaced all the struts, brakes (new rotors and pads), aligned the front end, balanced the wheels. I've asked two mechanics to check it out and they say the front end is...
  8. E28 (1982 - 1988)
    Esteemed Colleagues: I've had my 1985 BMW 528e (with the 5-speed manual transmission) since May of 2003. When I bought it it had 148K. It now has 185K although the odometer stopped working a while ago. The timing belt has been replaced by a previous owner and the sticker was applied to the...
  9. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    Hi All: I have a 2009 750Li with the Sport Package, Pirelli PZero 245/45 19 fronts, and 275/40 19 rears. I got the car in August, and as the weather got colder, I have noticed a shimmy or vibration that makes it feel like I'm driving on rippled pavement. It is much worse when the car shifts...
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