Also have a definite negative camber and the inside edge of the front-right tire is worn.
I know the tire and camber issues are alignment problems... but does the high-speed shake sound more like a bearing or CV joint?
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Re: Front-end shake above 70 that gets worse.
Hi,its possible for the inner wheele bearing has broke down,just rase the wheele off the floor hold the wheele one hand at 12oclock and the other hand at 6oclock and push at the top and at the same time pull the bottom,and push and pull to see if you can feel eney playif no play thats good then spine the wheele it should spin freely(that shows that the wheele bearing is ok if it spins freely and no play it will also show you if there is eney ply in the top and bottom balljoints).
to check the trake rod end you do the same as before with the wheele but this time you hold your left hand at 9oclock and right hand at 3oclock and again push and pull this time you are feeling for movement on the right hand side(which would be trackrod end)no movement great.
I would do this on other side as well,then if every thing seems fine you will have to take it in to some where to have the traking done(wheele inlinement)but make shore that you check for worn parts first before you get traking done ,as if you replace a part you might have to get the traking done again.
Hope this was some help,all the best.
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Have a front end suspension check done to eliminate any worm ball joints -shockies- worn suspension rubbers-- steering problems. If ok have a wheel alignment done and have the rear end aligned first as it affects the front alignment. The violent wobble is castor wobble and indicates negative castor possible from sagging suspension springs. The camber is out at that results in the car following every dip in the road. The camber has to work in conjunction with the toe-in measurement and if the 2 are not correct then you will have problems.
could be ball joint but I suspect that the problem is wheel alignment from a failing wheel bearing
inside tyre wear indicates toe out problem, wheel with negative camber or a steel belt moving problem under the tread
best take it to an accredited front end specialist shop for a proper diagnosis and quote
have an alignment done. the technician should check for a bad suspension component before the alignment is done to ensure it is done correctly. make sure you inform him you would like to know of any suspension prats that need replacing
this is caused by a camber problem, camber is the tilt of the tire in and out, this can be caused by worn lower control arms, have them checked by a front end shop, they will in most cases do a visual check of the front end and give u an estimate for free, I know tire shops do this.
this is a wheel camber (in and out tilt of wheel and tire) problem, u may have to have a Camber adjustment kit put in, most new cars have no adjustment provided for this. the bottom line here is you need to see a really good front end shop to get this taken care of, also the tires will continue to wear this way even if problem is corrected, so may want to replace them or rotate them.
You seem to have more than one problem, first of all the balding tire you have a negative camber problem that can be adjusted by getting a wheel alignment done. The shaking problem while applying brake could mean that you have bad/warped front rotors. It can also mean bad Tie rods. Lastly it can mean that the front tires needs to be high speed balanced. Good Luck
You adjust toe with the tie rod ends they are threaded, the kind of method you describe will most likely make the problem worse, also outside wear is caused by the tilt of the wheel, that is called camber, on most cars the camber is fixed, the front end tech must do special mods to get this to be adjustable, some times drill out rivets, other time a kit must be installed.
the tires,check if theyre worn out,make sure you check the inside edgea,if they're wearing unevenly,replace them and get an alignment from someone you trust,make sure the caster/camber and toe are in spec.-toe and camber are tire wearing angles-camber the most-if the inside or outside edges are worn more,or when you drive and let go of the steering wheel,it tilts to one side,camber problem,make sure tires are inflated correctly,about 32-36 psi,check ur gas flap for bmw recommended pressures-u should be safe with what i gave you-so yeah,check tire pressures and wear-if tires feathered,too much toe in or out-this should take care of your problem,good luck