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Suspension cause tires to go out of round?

Is there any problems with the suspension on these cars that could cause the tires to go out of round. its not a alignment problem.

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Bad wheel balance cause it , over inflated tires , faulty tyres

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My front tire on my BMW shakes so bad when I'm

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You can rotate the tires, front to back to see if the problem follows the wheels or is a front end only problem.

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When i'm doing 60mph on the highway, my steering wheel starts to shake

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