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.
Loosness in the Front Suspension Due to Worn Tension Strut Bushings on BMW 740i
Average mileage: 133,680 (11,620–200,000)
14 people reported this problem
1995 BMW 740i 170,000 mi, Visitor
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.
when driving pass 40 wheel shakes bumpe ride after 40 its fine and oil is leaking as well
1993 BMW 740i 11,620 mi, Visitor
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