Date: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 03:20:30 GMT
From: (Bob Landry)
Subject: Re: Front axle ball joints

On Sun, 14 Feb 1999 00:08:20 +0100, Jan Kannemacher <> wrote: Have your rotors checked for runout. Warped rotors produce a "shuddering" that mimics suspension problems. >Hi there. > >My '90 900i 16 is bugging me with some kind of STRANGE behaviour. When >braking from a speed higher than 30 mph the front starts "shaking". >Today I replaced the lower right ball joint which was extremely >necessary. I'm not sure what kept it in one piece. Guess it was just >luck that saved me. The local Saab centre told me two weeks ago "It's >minimal worn out. You don't need to replace it." Thanks alot! > >Now the question: How does a 900 behave if the UPPER joint is damaged >as well? At the moment I'm considering the change of both upper >joints...after 246.000 km not a bad idea. > >What else could be the problem? > > > > >JK'99

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