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Old 12-23-2019, 03:54 PM   #1
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Hello, my 328i has been doing wonderful for the past couple months and I parked it at night and all was well. In the morning I started it right up and went to drive but the right tire started to rub when I moved and I could not control the car any faster than 5 mph. The alignment was out of control. I don't remember hitting any potholes and everything was fine up untill I parked the previous night, any suggestions on what to look at? On full center steering the right wheel is straight and the left is turned right about 15 degrees. I have included some images.
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Old 12-23-2019, 04:40 PM   #2
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I'm guessing the tire was rubbing the BACK of the wheel well. If so, your front control arm bushings (FCABs) are probably totally worn out.

Where the trailing edge of the control arm attaches to the chassis, it's encased in a rubber bushing that is oil filled. Sounds like the bushing has torn apart.

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Would the FCAB only cause a misaligned wheel on one side?
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