Mushy Road Feel and/or Shuddering in the Steering Over Bumbs on BMW 540i

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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2 model years affected: 2001, 2002
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