Loosness in the Front Suspension Due to Worn Tension Strut Bushings on BMW 735i

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. These worn bushings should be replaced.

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Average mileage: 190,000 (100,000–280,000)
3 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992
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1992 BMW 735i 100,000 mi,
Front suspension loose
1992 BMW 735i 280,000 mi,
Wheel shutters when applying the brakes