2002 BMW 745i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 BMW 745i
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2002 BMW 745i ProblemsMushy Road Feel and/or Shuddering in the Steering Over Bumbs
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.
There are reports of various interior trim parts peeling including center console buttons, storage tray buttons, door sill entry covers, b-pillar trims, and kick panels.
2002 BMW 745i QuestionsWhy does my battery keep going flat whilst car is left for several days ? (1 answer)
The alternator is fine but there is a drain somewhere on the car.
2002 BMW 745i RecallsBrake Vacuum Pump Leaks Oil
The brake system vacuum pump check valve can leak oil and contaminate the power brake booster. This can result in loss of power brake assist. Dealers will repair the vehicle as necessary free of charge to resolve concerns.