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BMW 535i Front Thrust Rod Bushings May Fail

BMW 535i Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1993, 2008


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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