Alloy wheels are the most common type of wheel on BMW’s off the dealership floor. They are made of light-weight aluminum and are painted with shiny silver or a flat metallic color and clear coated, much like the paint job on your car. Alloy wheels come in varying sizes to match the size of your tires. There are all sorts of spoked, & classic versions. Like the paint on your BMW and the components therein, your alloy wheels will need care and maintenance.
Let’s take a quick look at these components for …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 do not often see or think about is the PCV (or Positive Crankcase Ventilation) Valve.
Not much bigger than your thumbnail, this small piece plays an important role in the …Read More
If you have invested in a BMW 228i, you want to make sure that your vehicle is well-maintained. This includes things that you can do to the internal components, such as regular checks and replacements, as well as exterior things you can do to make changes and improvements to the longevity of your vehicle.
The key to maintaining your BMW starts with following factory settings for recommended services and taking care of the internal components in your vehicle. Things like the transmission fluid will start to become much more important as …Read More
BMWs require proper a care and routine maintenance to help prevent any issues from arising as the vehicle ages. Even if you are able to keep up with the required maintenance schedule, an important part to always keep in mind is the head gasket because it plays a key part in keeping your BMW running as intended. The head gasket is an expensive part to replace if it were to be damaged because it can be tricky to get to. Below is information about the head gasket and how to ensure that it remains properly maintained.
Owning a vehicle can be a big responsibility, as it is a big investment that requires regular maintenance to prevent significant and costly repairs. Flushing the brake fluid in your car is an important part of maintenance that you must have done to prevent major issues with the braking system and keep it running smoothly.
Vehicles use brakes to stop, which is vital for a car. Cars use four of them, with two in the front and two in the back. The front brakes tend to work the hardest because the car’s weight shifts towards the front …Read More
Driving habits play a big role in your BMW’s performance. It’s ok to have a little fun now and then, after all it’s your choice to run the risk of getting a speeding ticket! However, your daily driving habits can have a serious effect on your BMW’s long-term performance and repair issues. Along with individual driving habits, driving conditions play a huge part in how your car wears and accumulates mileage. For instance, a car with 30,000 miles on it is expected to be in pretty great condition; however, if it was beat on for those 30,000 miles then who …Read More
The BMW 6 Series includes decades and decades of exceptional cars that uphold the integrity of the BMW brand and have given drivers an outstanding, luxurious driving experience. Many changes have been made to the multiple generations of 6 series cars, making them more efficient, reliable, and consistent performance-wise. However, these cars share typical performance issues in common that were not addressed by the manufacturer adequately. One issue that BMW 6 series cars experience is oil cooler gasket failure. Anticipating such issues in your car is helpful so that you and your automotive specialist can act preventively. In this …Read More