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      11-28-2011, 02:00 PM   #23
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Front sway bar was not crooked. It was centered properly and bushings seems new. I followed the procedure anyway and the problem still exists.
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      11-28-2011, 04:05 PM   #24
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Same here. I just got a new set of 19" wheels and had the car aligned as well. I noticed the pull to the right so i took it back to the tire shop. They said it was the tires. So i bought new tires. Guess what, its still pulling to the right on the freeway.

Its like the car wants to be just a few degrees off center. I also noticed that every time i hit a bump it goes further to the right.

I am thinking about taking it to the dealer but i am sure they will want to perform an alignment and when that doesn't work they will just blame it on the wheels and call it a day.
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      01-11-2013, 08:56 AM   #25
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New revelation:

I had the front wheels off and spun the rotors. Front right rotor seems to be warped and worn out and seem to be catching the pads at one point of the spin. Overall there was a lot more resistance in that wheel compared to other side. I will be replacing pads and rotors soon. Just hope I don't have to replace the caliper or the bearing for now.
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      02-03-2013, 10:01 PM   #26
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My car pulls to the right badly as well, had the dealer try to fix it three times with no such luck. Any updates?
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      02-03-2013, 10:49 PM   #27
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My car pulls to the right badly as well, had the dealer try to fix it three times with no such luck. Any updates?
Last revelation was what you see from my post above yours. I just ordered rotors and pads the other day. Soon as I change them, I will let you know if the brakes have fixed the issue.
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      02-03-2013, 11:14 PM   #28
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My BMW used to do the exact same thing and then after I got my Koni yellows the steering straightened up to near perfect. Just a guess from experience, I think it's shock related.
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I just replaced the pads and rotors. Car still pulls

I guess I will know if it's the shock when I get coilovers. If not, I will replace the wheel hubs. If not...screw it...
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Any updates on the shocks? Same shit here.
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      04-19-2013, 10:50 PM   #31
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Any updates on the shocks? Same shit here.
No luck. I will be replacing rear-subframe bushings soon. If not fixed, wheel bearings next.
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My e92 does this too, but have been doing it since i bought it. Went through 3 different sets of wheels/tires (run flats, all seasons, summer tires). Went from sport suspension to koni yellow + h&r sport. Replaced brakes a few weeks ago as well and it didn't help. Did an alignment after the konis and still does it.

My g35 coupe did the exact same thing though. My other eco friendly sedans drives completely straight though :S
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No luck. I will be replacing rear-subframe bushings soon. If not fixed, wheel bearings next.
My money is on wheel bearings.
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My money is on wheel bearings.
Have you had experience on this?
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Ok Just to update:

Installed new rear subframe bushings with a new sway bar in the back. Pull is still there. I am yet to do coilovers along with tie rods.

I wonder if any of the suspension arms in the back is defective, making one side toe to pull to side. which arms in the back controls toe mainly?
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Ok..installed new tie rods. Still the pull is there. So far my list of changes are:

-Tires
-Wheels
-Alignment
-Front control arms and trust arms
-Rear subframe bushings
-Rear sway-bar
-Brake disks
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i have the same problem pulls to the right and eversince i got my alignment my car does not feel the same the back feels loose. took it back he did the alignment again this time he applied the obd2 says he 4got the last time so the problem should stop. car still the same.
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Same issue help

I have the same problem and I've noticed a difference in the depth from the tire to the fender after I got my alignment done it was still pulling to the right and my alignment was perfect. I have brand-new tires on there also this be a steering wheel alignment issue??

Is actually been trying to figure it out for months
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      11-07-2013, 02:47 PM   #39
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Just to update, I even put on coil overs with bushings replaced. Car now sits even, but it still drifts to right!!
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My 07 335i has similar symptoms of pulling to the right after an alignment and checking tire pressures. So I'm about to embark on this same journey of replacing parts to cure the issue.

Have you had any luck fixing yet sle39lvr?
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I had a similar problem ended up being a bad bearing in the strut and my suspension wasnt settled correctly in the rear.. I would look there first.
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Well I decided I'd start simple and see if swapping the front tire from the left to the right would make any difference and the manager at the tire shop said I had a bubble and split on the inside of one of the front tires.

Getting new meat on all 4 corners and will update to see if this fixes the issue.
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      03-22-2014, 05:18 PM   #43
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Well I decided I'd start simple and see if swapping the front tire from the left to the right would make any difference and the manager at the tire shop said I had a bubble and split on the inside of one of the front tires.

Getting new meat on all 4 corners and will update to see if this fixes the issue.
Done...including wheels...no change
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      06-04-2014, 07:49 PM   #44
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ideas

Is there a way to adjust the alignment to correct more to the left than spec?

I also heard about a software update to fix the steering dampener? Anyone have any sauce on that?

I'm developing arthritis from having to pull left all the time.

I'm going to try resettling my suspension and the Different PSI for the sides of the tires trick..


Also going to try the DIY adjustment trick...Please BMW gods help me... PA roads suck..
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