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BMW 740iL Multiple Power Steering Hoses May Simultaneously Fail

 
BMW 740iL Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Average Mileage: 116,247 mi (59,000 mi - 165,148 mi)

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A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.

  • Visitor, , 120,000 mi

    fluid leaking fluid on hose leadeing from pump

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  • Visitor, , 114,000 mi

    After having my radiator replaced the hack that worked on my car severed the high pressure hose for the power steering. One week after the radiator my car became difficult to steer and within minutes it was nearly impossible to steer. High pressure hose replaced to the tune of $250.

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  • kellymike, , 135,000 mi
     Rookie

    About every 60k both power steering hoses replaced total just over $600.

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  • kprattsr, , 165,148 mi
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     Enthusiast

    It was time to replace the Power Steering Hose and Reservoir - Great Car few problems last forever

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  • Visitor, , 98,000 mi

    Power steering fluid leaks. replaced 3 hoses and fitting $700 repair

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  • Visitor, , 143,000 mi

    Needed O2 Sensor replaced that then... Spark plug blew out of coil pack now spark plug will not go back in ??? power steering hose leak.

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