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Easy Ways To Retain Your BMWs Luster For Years

No vehicle better encompasses what it means to be a “luxury car” better than BMW. For years, the latest technology and safety advancements have made each iteration of BMW bigger and better while continually offering drivers the best performance available. Another reason that so many drivers prefer BMW to the competition is the ability of BMW vehicles to hold value for extended periods of time. However it is largely up to how you service your BMW and tend to its maintenance schedule that determines the value your car can hold for years to come. Following BMW’s custom designed service schedule is of course the best way to preserve your car’s performance but these easy tips will also make sure that you maintain your car’s luster for years to come as well. Keep Your Car Clean Inside And Out A clean car will not only obviously look better but it can lead to ... read more

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Possible Winter Effects On Your Mercedes

With the cold season fast approaching, it’s important that you protect your car from the harsh environments that come with winters in Brooklyn. Heavy rain, snow and slick roads usually lead to less than safe driving conditions and many accidents but it can also wreak havoc on your vehicle if left unattended to or if you are unprepared. Before the Brooklyn winter takes full effect, make sure that you get your Mercedes the service that it needs so that you can avoid these potential winter effects on it. Your Battery Can Die Faster Make sure that your battery is tested before the start of winter. Extreme cold can pull voltage from the battery and will make it much harder for your car to start. If you have a garage make sure to keep your Mercedes inside to avoid this issue but if not, checking the battery before winter will help prevent any unpleasant surpris ... read more

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Role of Cooling System in Cars

Engines are constantly firing while running, producing massive amounts of heat that must be regulated in order for the car to function properly—enter the car’s cooling system. While engine firing doesn’t itself make the engine hot, the heat produced by the rapid succession of firing accumulates heat. Typical, average car engines are cooled with the help of liquid coolant and a complex system of parts that collaborate together to reduce the engine’s overall temperature to the optimal driving level. Overheating and other temperature related issues could occur if something goes wrong with the cooling system, so it’s important to be vaguely familiar with the different parts of the cooling system and their role or function in case you encounter specific symptoms. Here are a few of the cooling system components, how they work, and typical issues that are associated with them: Rad ... read more

Five BMW Maintenance Steps You Shouldn’t Ignore

“The Ultimate Driving Machine” is more than just a moniker that BMW uses for advertising. For years they have continually added more technology and made more advances in comfort than almost any other manufacturer. However as well known as they are for the quality of their vehicles drivers know that each BMW also comes with its’ own unique service schedule. Designed to make sure that you keep your vehicle in perfect condition, it is important that you do not take regular maintenance for your BMW lightly. While all steps of the BMW service schedule are crucial to the overall health of your car, these 5 maintenance steps should never be ignored. 1. Mileage Specific Appointments/Inspections The BMW specific service schedule is comprised of yearly/mileage intervals. The first appointment comes every 10,000 miles or 12 months and is full of sl ... read more

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Pros and Cons of Power Windows in Cars

Since power windows became the standard in the automobile industry, many drivers wonder if they add more convenience or hassle to the driving experience. Furthermore, it is questionable whether or not power windows can lead to more expensive repairs if something goes wrong. There is no doubt that power windows are beneficial for drivers, and most people express the desire for power windows over manual windows any day. However, cars with manual windows likely cost a little less, and have other benefits that might make you think twice about having power windows in your car. The most important thing is that you weigh your options before purchasing a car, or before contemplating the features of your next car. Here is a little more information about why power windows can be both good and bad for drivers today: Convenience Manual windows are certainly not co ... read more

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Why Should You Worry About Your BMW Warning Lights

Vehicle maintenance is part of the responsibility of owning a car. Staying on top of routine inspections and procedures throughout each year is imperative to the overall function of your vehicle and its longevity. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, sometimes things can still go wrong. Owning a BMW or other European import vehicle in Brooklyn, Manhattan, or New York, NY, can prove to be challenging in terms of maintenance. Finding the right automotive specialist in such highly populated areas can be stressful, and it is difficult to weed through all of the competing shops in the nearby areas in search of a trustworthy, reliable automotive repair shop. It becomes particularly important to know a trusted mechanic when your vehicle is having an i ... read more

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What Your BMW Engine Wants to Convey with its Uncommon Noise

Car trouble can be scary; when you notice that your car is acting up and making noises that you don’t recognize, it is usually your car attempting a cry for help. While BMWs are known for their durability and integral engineering, even the soundest vehicles run into issues. Ongoing maintenance is a great way to prevent issues from occurring; every trip to the automotive shop is an opportunity for your technician to address potential issues that could come up. However, if you notice that your BMW is making odd noises, it is usually a red flag for serious trouble. Most people don’t notice that their car is struggling until obvious symptoms occur. Clicking, grinding, squealing, are all indications that you should drop by an trusted automotive shop immediately; getting an accurate dia ... read more

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Types of Fluids In a Car

Preventive care and maintenance cannot be over-emphasized when it comes to how important it is for extending your vehicle’s longevity and saving you a substantial amount of money in repair work later down the line. Tune-ups, tire rotations, wheel alignments, and other basic tasks should be performed regularly if you want your car to remain in the best shape at all times. Of course, there are the unpreventable, unforeseen disasters that can still occur, but if you do your due diligence as a car owner, it surely won’t be because you missed a maintenance opportunity. Areas like Brooklyn, Manhattan, and New York, NY are particularly busy and compacted when it comes to traffic conditions; the stop-and-go nature of these cities can leave your car in shambles at the end of the work week if you’re not careful. Perhaps one of the most essential parts of ongoing maintenance is ... read more

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3 Reasons Why There is Poor Throttle Response

Whether you’re sitting at a red light or attempting to pass a line of cars, your vehicle throttle response, or engine response to some, is the rate at which your car is able to increase its speed after the accelerator is engaged. If you press your foot down on the gas pedal and it seems like forever until your car accelerates, then you are experiencing poor throttle response. This can be due to any number of issues with your vehicle. The solutions to these issues range in cost, depending on the severity of the issue as well as the automotive shop’s pricing; therefore, finding an honest, trustworthy automotive specialist is imperative. In the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and New York, NY, areas it can be especially difficult to locate a reputable automotive shop; it is important to listen ... read more

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Symptoms of BMW Oxygen Sensor Issues

Car trouble is one of the most feared and despised issues that the average car owner can face. Even when you experience issues with your car, knowing that it needs to be taken to an auto mechanic, the actual experience is often so scarring that many people would rather go to the dentist. While car problems are generally expensive, time-consuming, and inconvenient, it becomes imperative to routinely bring your car to an automotive specialist. If you own a BMW, Mini, or other German-engineered vehicles, then your take on automotive care might be slightly different. BMW owners are fortunate to drive one of the most highly sought-after vehicles on the market, and that hasn’t changed for decades. When you run into an issue with your BMW, the only way to address the problem is to bring it to a ... read more

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