really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #1

Sep 132002


  • miles
Premature failure of both front lower ball joints, resulting in rapid extreme front tire wear due to excessive toe-in. Ball joint rubber mounting is bonded to the alloy lower control arm. The ball joint fails due to failure of the rubber bonding. Both front lower control arm assemblies must be replaced. BMW dealer did not detect this defect at BMW inspection I performed at 29,000 miles.

- Bloomington, IN, USA