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BMW 745i Car Problems

Mushy Road Feel and/or Shuddering in the Steering Over Bumbs on BMW 745i

Problem Description and 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.

(11 people reported this problem)

Problem Data

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Average mileage: 117,000 (85,000–162,000)
4 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

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Brake problem? Or maybe a faulty head gasket cylinder?
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