1998 BMW 750iL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 BMW 750iL
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1998 BMW 750iL ProblemsFront Thrust Rod Bushings May Fail
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.
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.
1998 BMW 750iL Questionsa nid I drove through a puddle of water and now my car is not firing on all 12 (1 answer)
Running rough no pick up and rim gage not working
I found a leak on the side of my radiator and I had no heat. I added coolant to it and still no heat. It took a lot of coolant. I just replaced the radiator tonight and I still have no heat. I have checked the reservoir a few times and have added coolant as it went down. And the coolant is gettin...
When I first drive it after it has been sitting; it runs rough like it has an engine problem. Then, suddenly it returns to running well. It does not always happen either. All of the externals to the engine have been changed like wires, etc. Help?