1990 BMW 525i Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1990 BMW 525i as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problem

The front thrust rod bushingsalso referred to as tension strut bushingsare known to fail occasionally. The oil-filled rubber mounts weaken and crack over time, causing a mushy road feel and shuddering in the steering wheel when going over bumps. These worn bushings should be replaced.