We hear from many customers that they were informed by either a BMW Service Advisor, or another repair shop that they should NOT change their transmission fluid. We just simply cannot understand that mentality, BMW states that the fluid should be changed at 100,000miles on MOST models, and even less for the M models. Let’s just say that no fluid is truly lifetime, and the shops that say to “not” change it are just afraid to do it. We hear descriptions from BMW Service advisors at local BMW Dealerships that changing the fluid” just causes problems”. We have changed transmission …Read More
BMW window regulators just don’t last forever, every week we replace broken window regulators. Our best advice with a new window regulator is to use it more than never! When the window is not used for an extended period, build-up in the window channel can cause the window to stick in the guide, when you go to open the window heavy loading takes place on the regulator to free the window from the guide and over time this will take a toll on the regulator assembly. This week we had four E90 3 Series rear window regulators stuck in the …Read More
Here at Ultimate Bimmer Service our honest repairs and prices go a long way, our customers are impressed when we replace the air conditioning micro filter(s) or engine air filters at no charge labor. We believe in honest and fair repair charges, you will not be charged labor, ever for micro filters or engine air filters, we also take pride in not having excessive shop supply charges. We see many invoices from other repair facilities with over $50 in shop supplies, we know that is excessive and promise to not gouge your wallet without unnecessary charges. We also do not …Read More
At Ultimate Bimmer Service we love it when our customers improve the performance of their BMW’s. We have installed many aftermarket parts for our customers, including headers, down-pipes, intercoolers, supercharger kits, oil catch cans, JB kits, coil-overs, cold air kits, improved bushings and mounts, rear sub frame reinforcement , etc. This week we had the privilege to remove and drain an oil catch can that we installed on a nasty fast Cobb stage 2 335i. We also performed BMW Walnut Blasting Carbon Removal on another 335i this week, improving the fuel economy, efficiency, and throttle response.
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Here at Ultimate Bimmer Service we get lots of inquiries about battery replacement, and registration in. Here is some helpful info and guidelines to follow.
The important aspects of battery selection when replacing the battery are the physical size, capacity rating, and type of battery. First off it is very important to replace your BMW battery with a battery that is very near the exact same physical dimensions. This is important due to the fact that the original BMW battery hold-down equipment is designed to work with specific size batteries. The purpose is to prevent unwanted movement/jarring and vibrations that …Read More
So what is this Walnut Blasting, which BMW’s requires this service, why do I need the service, and what is the cause. These are common questions we get here at Ultimate Bimmer Service so we decided to post some helpful info on carbon build-up and the required removal.
For starters ONLY BMW’s with direct injection are affected by this issue. BMW first offered direct injection here in the US markets with the 760Li E65/66, and more popular in the 2007 335i models. Following we have listed the BMW engines and models with direct injection. Current and past BMW direct injection …Read More
We love our BMWs and fixing our customer’s and just can’t resist taking a look at the new 2013 7 series lineup.
Motor Trend got a chance to take a look at the new 2013 BMW 750Li, 760Li, and Alpina B7 last week at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and have done an excellent job breaking everything down. Can’t wait till we get to play with one.
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Changes to the inside of the big Bimmer are even more numerous. The headline news is the latest version of iDrive (4.2 for those of you keeping track). It has more bells and whistles,
Our Dallas BMW repair facility is the first fully equipped with the latest 3G (third generation) BMW dealer level technology for performing advanced diagnostics and vehicle software reprogramming. The 3G system replaced the 2G system which consisted of the old GT1/DIS+ for diagnoses and the now outdated Progman/SSS for programming, with the newest ISID for diagnoses and ISTA-P for programming.
It is absolutely essential when it comes to servicing the newest of BMW’s 2009 and beyond. Additionally it allows the most recent software to be used with BMW’s from 1996-2013. Guaranteeing when you leave Ultimate Bimmer Service your BMW has …Read More