3-Series (E46, E90)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.
i notice a litle shimmy coming from (what feels like) the front of my 99 323 when i brake around 60mph. dependign on how hard i brake - it could be more pronounced. i'd say its more of a slight "side to side" feel as opposed to a "fore and aft" pulsing - if that makes sense?
wondering if anyone else might have had a similar issue in the past, before i head off to a shop to have it looked at.
The bushings were fixed for $444 (dealer) for the two and the rims are a minor thing, dealer wanted $430! EACH!! What a rip off... anyway, easier and cheaper to replace the rotors yourself first, just to make sure its not them. I'm not a mechanic so don't quote me, however, I think the bushings are alot more harder to do and costly to replace, I could be wrong.
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the real way to check the discs[rotors] is........
jack up the car
take off the wheel
get a finger clock or a dti [dial test indicator] this is an engineering tool
then spin the disc[rotor] and see how much the clock moves.....
it shouldnt move by more than 0.004" or 0.1mm
but i would prefer mine not to move at all!!!!!!
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