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the bimmer pub july 2016

the bimmer pub july 2016

  • Energy Management
  • Diagnosing Fuel Delivery Issues
  • N54 Engine
  • N52 Oil Leak
  • Carbon Buildup BMW Diesel Engines
July 31, 2016 | 2 Replies More
Choosing the Right Antifreeze/Coolant: What’s a Technician to Do?

Choosing the Right Antifreeze/Coolant: What’s a Technician to Do?

Antifreeze seems to come in all colors of the rainbow these days.

October 30, 2015 | Reply More
TLC Keeps Bimmer Diesels on Top

TLC Keeps Bimmer Diesels on Top

Since they were introduced in 1983, BMW diesels have shown themselves to be very durable and dependable. That is, if they receive proper maintenance. No? Then you’ll need to do some diagnosis before you fix anything.

October 23, 2015 | Reply More
Waterborne Paint: Green is the Color of Savings

Waterborne Paint: Green is the Color of Savings

The cost-effectiveness of using BMW-approved waterborne paint has been improving at a rapid pace over the last decade. The primary reason to use the technology is no longer just environmental protection, but is now the significant savings it offers to collision repair facility operators. Waterborne paint saves labor time, energy cost, materials expense, and reduces color match or panel blending problems.

October 5, 2015 | Reply More
BMW Internal Engine Diagnosis: Right About What’s Wrong

BMW Internal Engine Diagnosis: Right About What’s Wrong

We’ve seen engines torn down when the real problem was in the ignition system, rod bearings replaced when a wrist pin was knocking, valve jobs done when a timing chain was actually at fault, oil pans removed because of a bad oil pressure sending unit, etc.  So, you’d better be very sure you’re right about what’s wrong.  Here, we cover the traditional basics, with a note on VANOS.

September 30, 2015 | Reply More