My wife came home tonight and said

stevie_a

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My wife came home in her E46 tonight and said "The car's steering wheel wobbling about when i go over 40 mph"

I had a quick look under the arch to find this, never seen this happen before

just showing the car is getting old now,

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Oooh, just be thankful that hasn't snapped while cornering could have had disasterous results. Must admit not seen an anti-roll bar snap before but it looks like it has corroded where it is supported by the bush, relatively easy fix though.
 

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Eeek! Glad she made it home tonight with that happening... #:-s

Looks like you will be busy checking out the rest of the underside for similar rust...
 

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Blimey :-s at least your good lady is ok :)
 

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This surprised me, when I removed the two drop links tonight (that's all I had time for tonight)

They were a nightmare to undo the nuts but got them off

but looking at the broken bit i was surprised to see it was not a solid bar but a hollow tube.

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And the other side looks as if it is ready to go.

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IMHO it looks like it has had previous damage, as on the left hand side in the photo the break is showing rusty areas. :-?
 
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