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  1. What would make the E harder to steer right?

    Problems & Issues
    We have 165k on our 2010 E that we bought used with 79K on it 5 years ago. After 3 alignments over the the last 85k miles (after new tires, new struts, etc.), the car has always required slightly more effort to turn right than left. It will likewise drift slightly left on an even road. We've...
  2. Torque Specs for Outer Tie-Rod Ends?

    Maintenance and Service
    I replaced my outer tie-rod ends about a month ago and tightened them just enough so the cotter pin hole aligned with the castle nut. Car rides fine but now get a single "click" sound when I am making a really tight turn. I think I might need to tighten down that tie-rod end a bit more, anyone...
  3. Puncture & problem

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    Hello Group Some one punctured my left front sidewall the other day. I found this out after noticing the tire going flat ( do not drive daily, vehicle sits in driveway next to sidewalk ), I assumed I had driven over something, change to my full size spare ( new never used ), drove to the local...
  4. Battery & Check Engine

    Problems & Issues
    Hey there! I'm new to the forum...long time lurker, first time poster. anyways, My E was taken in 1 month ago for new rodors & brakes and because the check Engine light came on. Service shop found nothing wrong anything else but did say i needed new tires (engine light turned off about 30min...
  5. alignment and control arm issue

    Maintenance and Service
    I put my new summer tires on and thought I ought to check the alignment, even though I have had not symptoms of the E being out of align. The dedicated alignment shop said: FRONT right was 1.5 negative and the left was .5 negative... spec calls for .25 negative. No big deal. REAR The rear camber...
  6. Suspension Motherload!!!! lots of info here..........

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    SUSPENSION MOTHERLOAD!:evil: here is a compilation of suspension related threads that i gathered now that we have "suspension" added to the tire and wheel section. (Thanks again Tmac!):cool: if anyone knows of any threads i've missed (i'm sure i have) please feel free to reply to this thread...
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