The front thrust rod bushings—also referred to as tension strut bushings—are 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.
Car Problem Reports
BMW 740i Front Tension Strut Bushings May Fail
BMW 740i Problem
Average Mileage: 134,101 mi (11,620 mi - 200,000 mi)
Visitor, 1995 BMW 740i, 170,000 mi
my 1995 bmw 740i shakes when it doing 60mph, i think the control arms bushing are out, why is that. i can see the crack bushing from under my bmw. is this a recall problem. if yes please let me know so i can get it fix by one of the bmw dealers
My front wheel bushel went and when I turn it makes like a grinding sound.
Steering wheel shutters and shakes when it hits a bump
when driving pass 40 wheel shakes bumpe ride after 40 its fine and oil is leaking as well
Visitor, 1993 BMW 740i, 11,620 mi
when im driving over 45 the car statrs to shake and i hear a crackling sound at the front end of the car can u tell me what it is and how much for repair ty