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.
Mushy Road Feel and/or Shuddering in the Steering Over Bumbs on BMW 840Ci
Average mileage: 10,300 (10,300–10,300)
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1997 BMW 840Ci 10,300 mi, Visitor
shudder after a bump at &0mph