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BMW 745i Front Thrust Rod Bushings May Fail

 
BMW 745i Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Average Mileage: 117,000 mi (85,000 mi - 162,000 mi)

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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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