If you own a BMW with an N52 engine, you may begin to hear a ticking noise. The dreaded lifter ticking issue is a major concern for drivers, but some are still confused as to what it is. If you are experiencing a ticking noise and your BMW was manufactured between 2004 – 2015, the problem is …Read More
The Lone Star State can be brutal when it comes to hot weather in the summer. The temperature is often completely unpredictable during the hot months, reaching or exceeding highs of up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Air conditioning is often something that is necessary if you plan on driving without having to worry about becoming sweaty. In addition, passengers are …Read More
BMW’s, especially those with the N52 engine, are known for making a ticking noise. This noise can get worse the more you drive the vehicle and even in some harsh environmental conditions. This ticking noise is mostly annoying, though there are a few times when it does indicate there is a bigger problem with your BMW. …Read More
When most of us think about the essential parts of a car, we think of four wheels and a seatbelt, doors and windows that operate correctly, working lights, and an engine to run it all. From there, we remember the parts we see and the parts that break down and send us to the mechanic. One of the parts we …Read More
You rely on your car to get from point A to point B and all the other points in between. Keeping up with the proper maintenance and service is the best way to ensure your vehicle remains running in its optimal condition.
One issue that can occur is misalignment. Misalignment should be repaired as soon as possible so other …Read More
One problem that can occur in your BMW is a clogged fuel injector. When your fuel injector gets blocked by dirt and debris buildup, it will reduce fuel flow and can prevent the fuel from combusting properly. This will often cause a number of nasty issues to manifest, changing the way your BMW’s engine performs.
Below are a few …Read More
All modern vehicles use a PCV valve. This is an innovation in the automotive industry that was invented to help control the vapors that are released inside your engine. These gases can cause damage to your engine, if not released from the compartment. However, you can guess that we don’t want these harmful toxins released into the air. The PCV …Read More
Car owners of a BMW may wonder whether they can use regular unleaded fuel for their BMW or if they need to use special higher-octane fuel that is found with 91+ Octane. Because BMW is designed with a higher performance standard compared to many of the vehicles on the road, it is important that car owners of this model …Read More
Regular maintenance and tune-ups are absolutely essential for the efficiency of your BMW. These luxury vehicles are finely crafted for the best possible driving experience. If issues arise, such as a broken alternator seal, it can spell disaster for your car and your checkbook if not dealt with properly.
The thermostat in your BMW plays a critical role in its performance. Although not very common, its failure can wreak havoc on its engine. To prevent any problems, a savvy driver needs to understand what a bad thermostat will do to their vehicle.
First, let’s understand how a thermostat regulates several of the processes in your car’s performance so …Read More