1998 BMW 750iL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 BMW 750iL
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1998 BMW 750iL 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.
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.
The rear lower ball joints may wear causing alignment and tire wear issues as a result of the excessive play in these joints. Our technicians tell us a 4wheel alignment should be performed after ball joint replacement.
1998 BMW 750iL Questions
Running rough no pick up and rim gage not working
I found a leak on the side of my radiator and I had no heat. I added coolant to it and still no heat. It took a lot of coolant. I just replaced the radiator tonight and I still have no heat. I have checked the reservoir a few times and have added coolant as it went down. And the coolant is gettin...
When I first drive it after it has been sitting; it runs rough like it has an engine problem. Then, suddenly it returns to running well. It does not always happen either. All of the externals to the engine have been changed like wires, etc. Help?
1998 BMW 750iL Reviews
I am looking for help, maybe someone can tell me what is wrong with my suspension as it rides rough in the back. I have depressed the sport key but I feel no difference in the ride. I would like to fix it myself as you all know how expensive repairs are on this car. Other than poor gas mileage frequent repairs and high maintenance cost I truly like this car and would like to retain it as i...
I owned this car for 9 years. Powerful, roomy and great to drive. Check engine light was always on from emissions. Electrical started to fail after 150K miles-- GPS stopped working, radio would regularly cutoff, interior turn signals would not work but exterior still worked fine. Loved the car but repairs were pricey, especially when parts were shipped from Germany.