BMW steering

Tiny
DANEVZ
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  • 1995 BMW 316
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 185,000 MILES
Hi I have a bmw 316 coupe and when im driving say I hit a uneven or ditch in the road the steering moves itself like jerks different direction I thought it was trackin and had new track rod ends and tracking but still have the same problems.
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Saturday, December 4th, 2010 AT 9:33 PM

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Tiny
DR. HAGERTY
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What is trackin?
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Sunday, December 5th, 2010 AT 3:19 AM
Tiny
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Wheel alignment so when the wheel is straight the wheels are?
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Sunday, December 5th, 2010 AT 9:05 AM
Tiny
DR. HAGERTY
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Perhaps the lower control arm bushings are in need of replacement. The site I like to use for parts prices and exploded views is Realoem. Com, the part number is 31129059288
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Sunday, December 5th, 2010 AT 1:59 PM
Tiny
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So are they shock bushes or wishbone bushes?
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Sunday, December 5th, 2010 AT 5:41 PM
Tiny
DR. HAGERTY
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Wishbone is a term I have heard used, I prefer to say lower control arm. The site I recommended is a great place to see the exploded view of the part itself, your problem might well include the need to replace the shock tower mounts too, a safety inspection might be the next thing to do.
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Sunday, December 5th, 2010 AT 5:48 PM

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