1996 BMW 840Ci Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 BMW 840Ci

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1996 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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1996 BMW 840Ci Questions

Check engine light came on? (1 answer)

Runs very rough when started but runs fine once you get up to 3000 Rpm's?

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1996 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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