BMW cooling systems have been keeping repair technicians and enthusiasts busy for a long time. Cooling system issues almost seem like the Achilles heel for BMW vehicles as they are quite common. As far back as the E30, clogged radiators and blown coolant hoses were common.
In the bimmer pub, october 2018: If It’s Not One Thing It’s Another; BMW Diesel Overview; Mastering Plastic Repair
Plastic reconstruction is simple. We offer tips on deciding between reshaping, adhesive bonding or plastic welding for your repair.
Worldwide, diesel vehicles account for 50 percent of vehicles on the road. In the United States, fewer than 10 percent are diesel!
Tracking down the cause of one problem can lead to other issues. A speedometer repair on this BMW evolved into something deeper.
In the bimmer pub, february 2018: Testing for Parasitic Draws and Intermittent Electrical Problems; The BMW Network: Marriage of Convenience; Waterborne Paint: The Throughput Hero; Impaired Automotive: 2002 BMW X5 4.4i and Murphy’s Law; Feel the Burn: Welding Basics Prevent Corrosion
Welding basics are critical to ensuring corrosion resistance after collision repairs. We explore the corrosion implications of various welding settings including voltage, wire feed speed, stickout, travel speed and other welding parameters.
It was supposed to be an estimate on an oil leak and suspension noise. We looked at the oil leak and suspension. It was later we learned that this vehicle had been “touched” by another shop.
Better coverage, shorter cycle time, excellent match to OEM colors – the benefits of water-based paint systems go far beyond helping improve air quality.
The vehicle being tested and interrogated is a 2007 BMW X3 3.0i. The curiosity in the beginning was “What can I see at the data link we are all so familiar with?”
It’s best to have a game plan before you start. Before you even break out wiring diagrams or test equipment, it’s a good idea to ask the customer under what circumstances the problem occurs.
Inadequate fuel delivery may be as simple as an empty gas tank or may be a more involved issue with electrical circuitry.