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      01-27-2012, 08:33 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by persian54 View Post
The thing is.... you can have vibrations in the steering wheel due to an improperly balanced wheel as well... or a tire with chunks missing.... how can you tell the difference if it's the wheel bearing?

Would this be covered under the BMW maintenance warranty?

How much do wheel bearings cost on this car?
You will usually hear a low rumbling sound and some vibration when the offending wheel is loaded going around a corner which is not to be confused with a scaloped or worn tire.