1994 BMW 840Ci Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 BMW 840Ci

1994 BMW 840Ci Problems

Front Thrust Rod Bushings May Fail

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.

Multiple Power Steering Hoses May Simultaneously Fail

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.

Multiple Parts May be Recommended For Leaks in Cooling System

Leaks are known to develop in the cooling system. It is common to see more than one part recommended for repair/replacement due to overlapping labor and the use of many plastic parts in the system.

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1994 BMW 840Ci Questions

I did a swap on the Trans. and now "NO START" not even a little bit...? HELP>>!. (1 answer)

A5S-560Z out of a 1996 was used in replacement of trans. I have power to the starter, I have good grounds "I DO NOT HAVE SIGNAL POWER TO STARTER" WHY?

Where the flash relay located on a 1994 BMW 840ci (1 answer)

There are several relays in the fuse/relay box but which one is the flash relay for the L & R signals

Turn signal just stop working (2 answers)

My left turn signal would intermittenly not work and then the right one stopped and now neither are working check the fuse its good what to do

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1994 BMW 840Ci Recalls

Recall 97V131000
THE CRUISE CONTROL AND THROTTLE CABLES ARE ATTACHED TO THE SAME THROTTLE VALVE ACTUATING LEVER AT THE THROTTLE HOUSING. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE PLASTIC BUSHING ON EITHER CABLE COULD BREAK DUE TO ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES COUPLED WITH VIBRATION. IF THE BUSHING BREAKS, THE OUTER CABLE HOUSING CAN ...
Recall 94V017000
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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