Beginning in 1993, BMW equipped their models with their famed VANOS system. This was designed to optimize their powerful engine’s performance. The system lowers exhaust emissions, optimizes torque, and increases fuel economy. If you are experiencing a lack of power from your BMW, or it sounds as loud as a diesel truck, you may have an issue with your VANOS system. Let’s take a look at the VANOS system and discuss some ways you… Read More
Have you been a victim of a faulty window switch in your BMW? It isn’t a common problem, but it does happen, and always at the most inconvenient time. There usually is little to no warning before this switch fails.
The most frequent window switch failure happens in the front, driver-side door. This is due to the fact that it is used more frequently. Many people will never come across this issue, but it does occur and it… Read More
In order for our vehicles to run smoothly and at their full capabilities, all aspects need to be functioning properly. This can range from something as vital as the engine to something as small as the connectors on hoses. On some BMW models, there is a plastic coolant fitting that connects a hose from the cylinder head to the thermostat. However, there are other possible locations that have a plastic coolant fitting, such as the expansion tank, or… Read More
BMW, which stands for Bavarian Motor Works, is a German-based company that has its headquarters in Munich. BMW has always been active in developing new technologies and increasing the performance of their vehicles. In 1972, BMW actually developed the very first electric vehicle. While it was not commercially available due to poor battery performance, it was a step forward in developing the electric car technology that is becoming so prevalent in vehicles today. Not only does BMW produce cars,… Read More
Automotive electrical problems can be expensive and add up over time. Some issues may even reoccur if not taken of properly. BMW electronic problems can show up out of nowhere and wreak havoc on everything from the motor to climate control.
It’s common for car batteries to die. It can be easy to drain your battery and a lot of the time it happens by accident; almost everyone has left their lights on overnight and drained a battery… Read More
BMWs have outstanding reputations in the auto industry; enthusiasts and average drivers alike revere them as one of the most reliable, consistent, and powerful vehicles on the market today (and for the past several decades). However, if you want to drive a BMW, sometimes it comes at a cost. Ongoing repairs and maintenance tasks can be costly for the average driver, but providing the highest quality parts and repairs for your BMW can rack up the dough easily. Therefore, when… Read More