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      08-27-2012, 10:44 PM   #309
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I think I also have this problem with my steering wheel. Seeing that this is an 11+ page thread, I'd just like to ask if anyone knew how to resolve this? I'm sort of a newbie and don't really know my way thru the forums yet.
there is no fix currently. the dealer will try a few things but all will most likely fail. if its happening in the x3 as well, which i will find out tomorrow in my dads F25
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      08-28-2012, 12:44 PM   #310
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Sad news...

I'll be trading into an X1 from my 328i. The vibration issue is just too annoying for me to tolerate.

I love the car, but I'm hoping I'll love the X1 just as much. Plus, I like the idea of sitting up a little higher than the 328i, without sacrificing gas mileage.
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      08-28-2012, 12:59 PM   #311
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Sad news...

I'll be trading into an X1 from my 328i. The vibration issue is just too annoying for me to tolerate.

I love the car, but I'm hoping I'll love the X1 just as much. Plus, I like the idea of sitting up a little higher than the 328i, without sacrificing gas mileage.
damn. sorry to hear.
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      08-28-2012, 01:18 PM   #312
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No vibration on a 2013 335i w/ Variable Sport Steering, M Adaptive suspension & aftermarket staggered 19s.
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      08-28-2012, 02:29 PM   #313
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No vibration on a 2013 335i w/ Variable Sport Steering, M Adaptive suspension & aftermarket staggered 19s.
Where are the pics of your car? We've all been waiting...
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      08-28-2012, 03:12 PM   #314
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From searching this thread, it seems that no one has reported having this vibration problem on a car with Variable Sport Steering (VSS). For anyone that is considering exchanging their car due to this problem, it seems that it would be worth at least test driving a model with VSS. FWIW, I'm picking up my '13 328i M Sport with VSS later this week, I'll be sure to post here if I do notice the vibration issue.
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      08-28-2012, 03:17 PM   #315
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From searching this thread, it seems that no one has reported having this vibration problem on a car with Variable Sport Steering (VSS). For anyone that is considering exchanging their car due to this problem, it seems that it would be worth at least test driving a model with VSS. FWIW, I'm picking up my '13 328i M Sport with VSS later this week, I'll be sure to post here if I do notice the vibration issue.
Pretty sure i have read of someone with the issue with VSS.
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      08-28-2012, 03:22 PM   #316
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Where are the pics of your car? We've all been waiting...

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=736732

With more coming tonight/tomorrow
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      08-28-2012, 09:50 PM   #317
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Heard back from BMW NA today. She left a message saying they didn't have any updates and were still discussing a fix or maybe swapping out the car with my dealer. This was an exciting non-update/update.

I originally called about a week ago.
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      08-29-2012, 07:24 PM   #318
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No vibration on my just-delivered 2013 328i with variable sport steering, adaptive susp, and 18" staggered wheels and tires (Potenza S001 tires).
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      08-29-2012, 07:28 PM   #319
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No vibration on my just-delivered 2013 328i with variable sport steering, adaptive susp, and 18" staggered wheels and tires (Potenza S001 tires).
Been seeing quite a few cars with the S001's staggered. Saw a few at my dealer today with them. hoping i get them
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      08-29-2012, 11:41 PM   #320
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Hey guys,

I'm new to the forum but I've been reading this thread for a month. I've been experiencing the shake/vibration issue with my base 328i which I got in July, just wondering if anyone else in Canada is experiencing the issue, specifically Vancouver? If so, how is your dealership handling the issue? I'm starting to grow quite impatient with my dealer as they are taking quite long to give me any updates.

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      08-30-2012, 08:20 AM   #321
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Is there any correlation between what you are feeling and small imperfections (bumps, ridges, etc) on the road surface?

What tire pressures are people running?
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      08-30-2012, 01:18 PM   #322
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I have exactly the same steering wheel vibrations between 80-120 kph in my new 320d which I received in June. My local BMW dealer in Sweden has checked "everything" but the problem persists. I think it´s really bad that BMW obviously has no solution yet.
Looking forward to updates on this major issue...
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      08-31-2012, 04:26 PM   #323
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Just took my car in to have the issue documented. Their attempt to fix the vibration was to perform a road force balance and couldn't get one of the wheels to balance and they blamed the tire. A new tire has been ordered in attempt to correct the vibration.
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      08-31-2012, 06:30 PM   #324
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Another 2013 328i sedan with steering wheel vibration

I took delivery 4 weeks ago and noticed the problem just a few days after getting the car. I thought it must be a tire balance problem except that it would come and go. Again from about 45 to 55 mph. I was even able to take a video of the steering wheel shaking. Some times it is very minor and other times very noticeable. Dealer said they contacted BMWNA and they are aware of the problem but currently have no solution. Dealer did a wheel balance and checked entire suspension to no avail. Over the last couple of weeks it does seem to be less severe and often but still shows up once in awhile. Makes me crazy.
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      09-04-2012, 04:48 AM   #325
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just received my car yesterday,1st thing noticed the steering wheel vibration,it shows occasionally,some times i feel it and some other times i don't (hoping its the road feedback)

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      09-04-2012, 05:05 AM   #326
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No vibration for me. M-adaptive fitted, ContiSportContact5 SSR 225/45/18's on all four corners.
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      09-04-2012, 08:06 AM   #327
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Folks please try lowering the air pressure in your front tires by 4 psi and see if that helps. Remember to reset your TPMS.
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      09-04-2012, 08:36 PM   #328
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I understand there was a previous post about this issue, but I'm trying to get a feeling of how many owners have/reported this issue.

Simply put, the steering wheel vibrates when the speed gets up to 40 - 60 mph. The car does not vibrate, but the steering wheel does!

My dealer did a wheel balance and road forced wheel balance but the problem exists. So far they have no resolution for this matter.

Please share your experience.
yes there is steering wheel vibratiosn even in my steering wheel, on 2012 bmw 328i, i am surprised that bmw , made car like this without noticing major issue like thisi sure hope they do something about it, i took it to dealer and drove with techinician, he said it was normal , slight vibratiosn depending on the road, i dont think, its should be there period.
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      09-05-2012, 02:10 AM   #329
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just dropped the car to the dealership,the head of engineers drove it and did notice the steering wheel vibration,and his report were the following:

-wheel calibration
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-wheel balance

gonna receive the car by the end of the day,gonna feed u back with the results
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      09-05-2012, 09:36 AM   #330
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just dropped the car to the dealership,the head of engineers drove it and did notice the steering wheel vibration,and his report were the following:

-wheel calibration
-wheel alignment
-wheel balance

gonna receive the car by the end of the day,gonna feed u back with the results
Yes, my dealership did the same to my car over the weekend and they said it has been fixed. I am going to pick up the car this afternoon.
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