1999 BMW 740


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May, 15, 2008 AT 11:10 AM

Steering problem
1999 BMW 740 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 70k miles

I recently had my alternator (fix on battery problem) replaced and they mechanic told me there was leaks in the pwr steering lines. Would this cause a " heavy wheel" problem that I'm having? The turning is difficult at times. As though there is no power steering.
I" 'm sure that this steering is not normal. As I didn't have this difficult a time w/ my previous 740

thank you


1 Answer


Dr. Hagerty

May, 15, 2008 AT 7:28 PM

Yes, low power steering fluid level can cause issues with the steering. Did the previous mechanic give you a quote for repairs after he told you about the leaks? How long has it been since the last service?

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