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  • 04-30-2008, 01:09 AM
    John

    Re: struts?

    perhaps the lock ring on the housing is loose
  • 04-28-2008, 07:00 PM
    Matt Hernandez

    by then the rubber is already gone! bwahaha

  • 04-28-2008, 05:16 PM
    Ray7er6ers5er3er

    On top, pop the cap in the middle and see if the

    ball bearings are still there in the strut bearing assembly. I usually grease them every 20 years LOL
  • 04-27-2008, 01:00 AM
    Rodger533i

    Is the strut worn out?

  • 03-30-2008, 08:31 PM
    TJ

    Re: struts?

    If the play seems to be at the top of the strut then maybe the bearing is shot. Otherwise it could be slop in any of the ball joints or bushings letting the bottom (basically, the wheel) move around.
  • 03-30-2008, 07:04 PM
    jones

    Re: struts?

    They are tight, any other ideas? POe 85 535i
  • 03-30-2008, 11:14 AM
    Mark_88_M5

    Did you tighten the three bolts at the bottom.

  • 03-30-2008, 06:07 AM
    Poe

    struts?

    I have a bad control arm and when I was under the car I noticed that the strut was also lose and would wiggle. I tried to tighten it up from the top of the strut to know avail. Any thoughts? -- Poe 85 535i 199k

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