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BMW 740iL Front Tension Strut Bushings May Fail

BMW 740iL Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997


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.

  • Visitor, , 110,000 mi

    the car front end shakes and vibrates at 45 mph, without applying brakes.

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