In this issue: Energy Management; Diagnosing Fuel Delivery Issues; N54 Engine; N52 Oil Leak; Carbon Buildup BMW Diesel Engines
The 3100 Boost Deactivation is one of the three most encountered diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) for fuel mixture issues.
Antifreeze seems to come in all colors of the rainbow these days.
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.
Waterborne paint saves labor time, energy cost, materials expense, and reduces color match or panel blending problems.
You’d better be very sure you’re right about what’s wrong. Here, we cover the traditional basics, with a note on VANOS.
In this issue: Waterborne paint benefits; Internal Engine Diagnosis; Dieseles; Antifreeze/Coolant
BMW’s quest to make vehicles stronger, lighter and more fuel efficient is never ending. In order to achieve these goals, new ways of thinking and new materials are necessary. That translates into new repair procedures.
Counterfeit parts can damage your customers’ cars and your reputation as well.
Performing scheduled maintenance has become a key profit opportunity for savvy shop owners, and something that will keep customers coming back.
When diagnosing all-aluminum vehicle suspensions, technicians must consider the other components that may may be affected by the bushing installation process, or, based on the age of the replaced bushings, are likely to also need replacement soon.
If you’re just “hanging pads” without doing a careful inspection and evaluation of the whole braking system, you’re doing both your customer and your shop a disservice.