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BMW TechDrive December 2009

In this issue:
Simplifying Schematics
Let Us Give You Some Feedback
Environmental Impact
Working with Aluminum Panels

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Collision corner: Working with aluminum panels

Collision corner: Working with aluminum panels

In an effort to both clean up the air we breathe and reduce petroleum consumption, government regulations require lower emissions and improved fuel economy. You may think this is a job for the engineers who build engines and powertrain management system. You would be right, but this is only part of the equation. Engineers design […]

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Let Us Give You Some Feedback

We were always taught 14.7:1 was the perfect ratio of air to fuel. Well, with the need to improve fuel economy and decrease harmful emissions, leaner air/fuel ratios are required. How is the PCM going to determine how lean is lean?

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Simplifying Schematics

Simplifying Schematics

BMW vehicles are continually sprouting new electrical and electronics circuits, including different sensors, CAN data buses and fiber optics. So, the ability to follow and interpret wiring diagrams is becoming more and more important if you’re going to keep servicing these super-computers on wheels.

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Environmental Impact

Being in the luxury segment means BMW vehicles provide great creature comforts as well as high performance. So, keeping their climate control systems functioning properly should be a high priority for you.

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