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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: 94,500 mi (85,000 mi - 104,000 mi)


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.

  • Visitor, , 104,000 mi

    it cost me 600$ to replace tension bar and bushings also have oil leak coming from gaskets not sure how much thats going cost to fix

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