1995 BMW 840Ci Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 BMW 840Ci

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1995 BMW 840Ci Problems

Engine Oil Leaks

Engine oil leaks commonly develop from both valve cover gaskets, intake manifold, and PCV plate after about 60,000 miles.

Loss of Power Steering Fluid Due to Leaking Hoses

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.

Mushy Road Feel and/or Shuddering in the Steering Over Bumbs

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.

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1995 BMW 840Ci Questions

What causes the car to overheat even when water is added (2 answers)

The overheating was not resolved with water/coolant added. It now has set up 5 yrs plus. There were no recalls for issues of water/gasoline..that is any type of condensation.

Trans fail safe mode (1 answer)

The symptoms are:
The first time I was waiting for a green traffic light when suddenly the car wouldn't go. I looked at the OBC and the trans fail message was there. I pulled out the key and start the car again has if nothing happened. The second time the car did started running, but very ver...

why is my 840ci failing to start (1 answer)

when i try to crank my 840ci it stalls there is gas in the tank when i hit the bottom of the tank it had started but then i turned it off it started stalling a again, starter fluid was used, still not cranking could it be my fuel pump if so which one and are there two fuel pumps on this car

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1995 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 ...

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