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I just had wheel bearings done on rear of my bmw 535d m

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hi I just had wheel bearings done on rear of my bmw 535d m sport . the garage said my abs light wont go out ,they are going to change bearings again ,car hasn't been you think they didn't use genuine bmw bearings to start with.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.


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non BMW wheel bearings can cause this, a defective BMW wheel bearing could cause it, or backward installation of the bearing also.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

ok one more thing , it was both bearings at back ,the recepcionist said my car didn't like new bearings,need to send them back ,but sounds like not genuine bmw parts ,garage sorts prestige cars ?

Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
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That does not change the answer, but it is unlikely two could be defective. Also, unless they have high end bmw diagnostic equipment, they can't know if one or both rear abs sensors are not reading properly.
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