2011 BMW 535i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 BMW 535i
2011 BMW 535i Problems
The front thrust rod bushings—also referred to as tension strut bushings—are 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.