BMW 850Ci Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW 850Ci

BMW 850Ci Problems

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.

A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.

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BMW 850Ci Questions

RUNS OK SLIGHT ROUGH IDLE REPLACED BANK2 UPSTREAM 02 TESTED INTAKE MANIFOLD W/ PROPANE 02 READING GOES UP ON LEFT BANK CANT SEEM TO PIN POINT INTAKE LEAK CAR HAS 50 K ON IT AND IT IS IMMACULATE ANY INPUT WOULD BE APPRECIATED THANKS

Hi, I have a 93 850ci that has problems with the fuel pump and after I replaced it the engine runs for a few seconds and after that it turns off. It seems like some electric relays are shutting off but I am not sure what the exact problem is. If anyone could provide some insight it will be much ...

After I start the car the instruments and air conditioning do not work until I rev the engine past about 2500RPM - if it's a relay problem - which relay is it?
Thanks for the service

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BMW 850Ci Recalls

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF A COOLANT SYSTEM COMPONENT, SUCH AS A THERMOSTAT, WATER PUMP, OR FAN BELT, CAN RESULT IN SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED COOLANT TEMPERATURE AND SYSTEM PRESSURE. IF THE INDICATIONS OF A CRITICAL OVERHEATING CONDITION IS NOT NOTICED B...THE REMOTE ACTIVATION DEVICE CAN CLOSE WINDOWS AND SUNROOF FROM A DISTANCE GREATER THAN THE MAXIMUM (6 METERS) PERMITTED BY FMVSS NO.118, "POWER OPERATED WINDOW SYSTEMS."

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