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The Most Common BMW Repairs & Maintenance

Founded in 1916, BMW is one of the top carmakers in the world. With millions of vehicles on the road today, BMW has consistently aimed for safety, style, performance, and comfort to bring the best ride to their drivers. However, like any other working vehicle, a BMW will experience some regular wear and tear that could later lead to a need for repairs. Here are the three most common repairs and maintenance for BMWs. Oil Leaks Oil leaks are a relatively common issue regardless of the type of car you drive. An oil leak is relatively easy to identify just ...

10 Basic Car Maintenance Tips That Every Vehicle Owner Should Know

Owning a car is a big responsibility, but it's easy to forget how much maintenance goes into keeping a vehicle in its best condition. As a car owner, you should take the time to regularly inspect and maintain various parts of your car, especially if you want to make sure it can handle the road for years to come. Here are 10 basic car maintenance tips that every vehicle owner should know. Tires You should regularly check your car's tire pressure, especially before a long drive or road trip. Making sure you have the right PSI according to your make ...

Driving Tips That Will Save You Money

Everyone wants to save money wherever they can, and especially in today’s economy. Since owning a car is almost a necessity in much of the United States, we’re interested in saving money while staying on the road. If you’re also looking for some tips that’ll save you money in the long run, by avoiding costly auto repairs that could be avoided, read on! Slow and Steady Car fanatics may be interested in how quickly a car can get up to sixty miles an hour, but a driver looking to save a few bucks knows that slow and steady wins the ...

How to Know When it’s Time to Replace Your Brake Pads

The last thing you want as a car owner is to have your vehicle’s brakes go out. However, brake pads aren’t usually a part of the car that the average driver pays attention to, not like oil changes and headlight function. In reality, you should have your brake pads replaced every 50,000 miles if you want to keep stopping on time safely. But sometimes they’ll need to be replaced more often. How do you know when it’s time to replace your brake pads? Keep reading for more information! Your Brakes are Noisy If you notice squeaking or screeching coming from ...

5 Signs Your Car Needs Suspension Repair

5 Signs Your Car Needs Suspension Repair Most people try to avoid fixing their car as long as possible. No one wants to shell out extra cash – especially when car repairs tend to be costly. However, suspension repairs are essential for the safety of your vehicle. Poor suspension can impact your ability to stop and turn your vehicle, so if your car shows any of the following signs, make sure you take it to a mechanic immediately. Rough Riding If you feel every bump and crack in the road, you know it’s time to have your shocks or struts ...

Why is my Check Engine Light on

Why is my Check Engine Light on Posted on August 27, 2020 by mike We all dread it. The orange, engine shaped icon on your car dashboard that is programmed to turn on when the vehicle detects something is wrong. Do not panic if you see it, this does not necessarily mean that you will be cleaning out your wallet. Some problems that trigger the check engine light are sometimes basic and a quick fix. However, do not ignore this and check it out as soon as possible. Listed below are some of the common reasons that your check engine ...

5 Common Problems Volkswagen Owners Have

5 Common Problems Volkswagen Owners Have Different car makes and models suffer from common issues. Keeping an eye on the potential trouble spots common for your car can help you avoid costly repairs in the long run as it is always cheaper to catch a needed repair in the early stages. Volkswagen owners should watch out for: 5 Common Volkswagen Problems Faulty Check Engine Lights In some models, a wrong sensor or a software problem can make the check engine light come on even though there is not a problem. Still, when this light is on, it is always best ...

Fall Car Care Checklist

Fall Car Care Checklist Proper car care ensures that a vehicle will last for many years to come with a minimum amount of problems. Investing time, energy and finances into caring for a vehicle before problems arise can often prevent bigger and even more expensive issues from happening. No matter if you have an Audi, Volkswagen, or BMW ensuring they have proper tires installed for upcoming winter months is important. It enhances safety and can decrease the likelihood of accidents related to road conditions from the fall and winter seasons. Car care should include periodically checking the pressure on tires ...

5 Benefits of Getting a Wheel Alignment

5 Benefits of Getting a Wheel Alignment Posted on October 9, 2019 by mike Typically, when you buy a new set of tires, your mechanic performs a wheel alignment to ensure that your car is driving properly, but what about the rest of the time? Most people know that they should get their alignment checked but often don’t know why or put it off for too long. Wheel alignments are more important to the maintenance and longevity of your vehicle than you think. No matter what type of car you have whether it is an Audi, Mercedes, Porsche, or any ...

Common Vehicle Repairs You Should Get Checked This Fall

Common Vehicle Repairs You Should Get Checked This Fall Posted on November 15, 2019 by mike Fall is a busy time for many people as they gear up for holiday travel and festivities. However, it can also be a great time to make sure your vehicle is in excellent shape to handle all of your travel needs. Here is the list of the 8 most common vehicle repairs and maintenance items you should add to your autumn to-do list whether your car is a Mercedes, Porsche, Eurovan, BMW or Volkswagon. Oil Replacement Oil replacements are one of the most routine ...