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.
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1997 BMW 750iL
1997 BMW 750iL Problems
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.
The rear lower ball joints may wear causing alignment and tire wear issues as a result of the excessive play in these joints. Our technicians tell us a 4wheel alignment should be performed after ball joint replacement.
1997 BMW 750iL Recalls (Recent)
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. ROAD GRIT AND GRAVEL ASSOCIATED WITH WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS CAN PENETRATE THE RUBBER OF THE LOWER FRONT SPRING MOUNTS AND ACCUMULATE IN THE MOUNTS CAUSING NOTCHES OR PITS TO DEVELOP. THESE NOTCHES CAN DEVELOP CRACKS RESULTING IN BREAKAGE OF A BOTTOM COIL OF THE SPRING.Learn more »
1997 BMW 750iL Questions and Answers
right rear wheel makes a squeeking noise when i slowly go over a speed bump,mechanic calls it a wishbone,whats the cost for parts and labor
factory shocks have failed need cost of replacing with standard shock and what type of shock absorber is best ?
I dont have the money to go to the shop and i have spent days searching for an answer but i need step by step directions on how to change my rear shock