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Car steering my car is pulling to the left, and the suspension feels lower on the same side. When this happens my steering feels heavier, and there is vibrating through the steering wheel. It makes a dull whining noise, which sounds similar to a wheel bearing fault. I am quite concerned, because it doesn't feel right at all Please Help!!!

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There could be numerous problems going wrong. Your car is rear wheel drive so it could very well be a bad wheel bearing. If it is extremely loose it can cause a shake in your steering wheel. You may want to check on the condition of your tires and rims especially the left front. A bad tire can cause a shake and pull. If you know how to use your car jack you can try jacking the vehicle up, and put both hands on your front wheel and move it manually to see if there is looseness. Most shops only charge about 1/2 hour to shake down the front end. BMW parts are expensive so be prepared!

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