1997 BMW 750iL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 BMW 750iL

1997 BMW 750iL Problems

Alignment/Tire Wear Issue Due to Worn Rear Lower Ball Joints

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.

Loss of Power Steering Fluid Due to Leaking Hoses

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.

Mushy Road Feel and/or Shuddering in the Steering Over Bumbs

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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1997 BMW 750iL Questions

I want to lear the steps on changing the rear shocks please help; (1 answer)

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

changing factory shocks to standard shocks (1 answer)

factory shocks have failed need cost of replacing with standard shock and what type of shock absorber is best ?

mechanic calls it a wishbone (1 answer)

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

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1997 BMW 750iL Recalls

Recall 97V140000
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 CO...

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