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Old 07-12-2012, 02:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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323 Excessive Road Noise

My 1998 323is is making a lot of road noise. I did have an alignment done and checked over the basics. The back tires are getting low, but it still seems awful loud at 60MPH. (it is not the engine as I can eliminate that when driving by putting the car in neutral)

Any suggestions on what to check, what to look for? Maybe common problems?
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Make sure the tires are not chopped on the edges. check all suspension components if they are. shocks and struts can cause this wear in the tires.
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Replaced both rear wheel bearings. Runs like a top.
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