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BMW 540i Front Thrust Rod Bushings May Fail

 
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002

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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.