Front end vibration on low and high speed breaking


Asked by Apr 03, 2014 at 08:35 PM about the 2003 BMW 3 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a shake on braking in the front end...I thought it was a warped rotor issue but that doesn't seem to be true. Heard it may be A arm bushings....Any ideas?

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So you had the rotors checked out? If so, I suspect the CAB's or Control Arm Bushings worn. They usually wear out around 80K.

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Car has 81k and is in outstanding condition. Is this repair expensive....DIY?


What about the CA themselves....I see two pressed in posts on the arm?



Having a shop do it, $200-$300


The pressed in post you are referring too are the ball joints. Have them inspected too.


Having CAB replaced in AM.....Should the car be aligned after repair?

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