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Another 166 tech question!

I still have a vibration at my feet while driving, ive had the car checked out and mot'd and still cant find a fault. I think one of the suspension arms might be bent slightly. Am i right and saying, if i get the car laser tracked, will this show up or show any other faults?

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Re: Another 166 tech question!

4 wheel lazer tracking will show up any deviance from the correct alignment (so will/should help you identify any area(s) for concern if there are bent/damaged steering/suspension components).
Don't forget, you could also have things like buckled/bent rim(s), tyre(s) or even engine mountings which can cause vibrations.
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Dear gra166 Lusso,
Your symptom looks very much like you've got a bent disc brake (if the vibration is pulsating and its frequency increases with the speed). If there is no relation to the speed of the car - look for damaged engine/gerbox mounts.
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Re: Another 166 tech question!

Does the vibration change with cornering? If so wheel bearing is likely cause. Try also changing wheels around to eliminate tyer influences. If it's atyre then the vibs will change location.
However, if vibration does not change with cornering (or tyre position) it could be the intermediate drive shaft bearing. It's just below your feet. I've just replaced mine but have not driven the car yet. The bearing was definitely faulty however.
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Re: Another 166 tech question!

Ihad a similar problemwith mine ,turned out the road wheel was slack ,it was after I repainted and the studs did not settle in tight!
Worth a look?
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