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Mushy Road Feel and/or Shuddering in the Steering Over Bumbs on BMW M5

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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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BMW M5 Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 69,250 (55,000–83,500)
7 model years affected: 1991, 1992, 1993, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003
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identified at dealership when vehicle was in for other repairs; not yet fixed - researching better price