BMW Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
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Hello Matt. Nice to hear from you today! I'm sorry to hear you are having this problem. I know this can be frustrating. Was anything done to your BMW that may have caused this issue? Have you checked the tire pressures to make sure they are at the correct pressures?
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If the tire pressures are too high in your BMW it will cause an unsteady feel to your vehicle when driving. I recommend making sure the tire pressures are adjusted to the specifications of the sticker that is located either on the inside of your fuel flap or around the driver door jamb area. Also, make sure that the tires are all the same. The tire pressure light can come on with an incorrectly adjusted pressure or a faulty tire pressure sensor that has to be replaced. If the tire pressures are found to be o.k. then I recommend having the struts inspected as well as the sway bar links and control arms in the suspension system for any worn components. If any of those are found to be worn that will also cause this issue and the worn components will need to be replaced. If needed a shop or dealer can inspect these for you for around $150 to identify the cause so they can then be repaired properly.
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