Keep the BMW Computer-Controlled Intelligent Headlights On

Volvo interior electrical systems are based on a network with a number of modules. We will talk about different Volvo interior electrical systems, what they do, and how to diagnose them using VIDA. We’ll also discuss how to diagnose early models without VIDA.

BMW Fuel injector Theory, Operation, Diagnosis and Recalls

Piezo injectors aren’t just for diesels. Understanding new technology is the key to successful repairs.

BMW High Mileage Service

This article is intended for the young and learning technicians. This is also intended for us old folks that need another addition to our bag of tricks.

the bimmer pub october 2020

In this issue: X5 Electronic Throttle Drive • BMW High Mileage Service • BMW Fuel Injectors • Keep the Lights On

Introduction to BMW DSCi: Dynamic Stability Control Integrated

Starting with the BMW X5 G05 chassis, BMW has rolled out an integrated braking system. BMW has used electro-hydraulic...

Feature Articles:

Engine Oil: Decoding the alphabet soup

Engine Oil: Decoding the alphabet soup

Today the choice of engine oil is not a simple exercise, even within a single marque like BMW. Different engine families have different requirements, and those requirements are spelled out in great detail in BMW service literature.

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A Thoughtful Approach to Diagnostics

A Thoughtful Approach to Diagnostics

BMW’s newer modular engines are quite complex, both in construction and operational theory, especially in the case of Gasoline Direct Injected (GDI) engines. The industry is now acutely aware of the carbon issues plaguing these GDI vehicles.

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BMW Cooling System Overview

BMW Cooling System Overview

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.

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Mastering Plastic Repair

Mastering Plastic Repair

Plastic reconstruction is simple. We offer tips on deciding between reshaping, adhesive bonding or plastic welding for your repair.

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BMW Diesel Overview

BMW Diesel Overview

Worldwide, diesel vehicles account for 50 percent of vehicles on the road. In the United States, fewer than 10 percent are diesel!

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the bimmer pub february 2018

the bimmer pub february 2018

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

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Feel the Burn: Welding Basics Prevent Corrosion

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.

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