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The Best Time to Replace Tie Rods in Your BMW

Posted on December 17, 2020 by rowlettmotwpuser
BMW Tie Rod

When driving, if you experience a pull to one side of your BMW, it’s possible that the front end alignment is off, and oftentimes, this is because the tie rods. As with most problems that happen when we become vehicle owners, prolonging having it seen can increase the risk to both yourself, your vehicle, and your bank account.

If your car’s steering wheel is shaking and the sensation is accompanied by a clunking and rattling noise, it is likely that the tie rods have begun to wear out. Other indications that your tie rods might be the cause of your problems are excessive and uneven wear to your tire’s traction.

What are tie rods?

Tie rods are the connecting components to your steering system. If your tie rods become damaged and worn, they can lead to more serious steering issues that put yourself, your vehicle, and other people at risk.

Why do tie rods need to be replaced?

Tie rods often need to be replaced as a result of collisions, weathering, potholes, and other hazards that you may encounter while on the road.

The tie rods usually wear out at the same time from natural wear and tear. So, it may be advantageous to replace the pair at the same time. This is not always necessary, but it can save you time and money, as after tie rods are replaced, the wheel alignment needs to be recalibrated.

Some vehicles, however, will require both sides to be replaced at the same time. It is best to talk to your professionally-trained seasoned mechanic to see what is best suited for your individual needs to keep your BMW at its absolute best.

The Lifespan of a Tie Rod

How often you replace your tie rods depends on many variables. Your driving habits, specific BMW mode, your driving terrain, and your location all impact the wear and tear on the tie rods and steering system of your vehicle.

Driving with a bad tie rod can severely impact your driving. The tie rods are responsible for steering your vehicle. Prolonging this fix can cause damage to your suspension system, cause a loss of control, damaged and unstable tires, and accidents. It’s important you put your safety in the hands of trained and trusted professionals.

Repairing the issue as soon as you suspect there to be a problem will prevent costly accidents and additional damage from occurring.

At Rowlett Motorwerks, we often run various discount specials and have warranty on parts and labor, because we understand how car issues can occur unexpectedly and without warning. We can also keep you better prepared by tending to your routine service and preventative maintenance.

Rowlett Motorwerks For your Tie Rod Needs

Located In Rowlett, TX, Rowlett Motorwerks has been consistently serving the surrounding areas with pride. Customers in Garland and Rockwall are grateful for Rowlett Motorwerks helping maintain their car’s performance, as the two more tourist driven destinations often experience frequent acceleration and deceleration due to increased amounts of stop and go traffic.

BMW Tie Rod Inspection

Sachse and its surrounding area has a plentiful list of choices for entertainment and activities. Whether the location is near or far, Sachse residents and visitors have confidently entrusted Rowlett Motorwerksto perform as one would expect.

In Wylie we are thrilled to be able to service so many families as they travel to and from school, work, sporting events and family outings. If you suspect your vehicle needs servicing or repair, trust our 70 years of experience. We will have you back on the road with confidence in your BMW.

An automotive icon for decades, BMW’s have only continued to improve and advance their car’s performance and technology. Because of its prestige design, and the coveted ride it provides, it is more demanding in its care.

At Rowlett Motorwerks we’ve been the top choice for BMW drivers to get the best, most affordable service for their Beemer. Our mechanics are equipped, trained, and certified to take care of all your vehicle’s needs. We know that having repairs done both quick and efficiently is important to you. Because we are so confident in our service and staff, we offer a 3 year/36,000 mile warranty on all of our services and repairs. Call us today for an appointment.

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