the bimmer pub october 2019

In this issue: BMW Cooling System Overview • Diagnosing Fuel Delivery Issues • A Thoughtful Approach to Diagnostics • Engine Oil: Decoding the alphabet soup • Sales and Service Booms from 25 Years of “The BMW Effect” • Promote Shop EV Service Readiness!

Promote Shop EV Service Readiness!

As BMW begins rolling out several new models of its advanced EVs, why not make everybody who visits your shop aware of your readiness to be right on top of the new EVs.

“The BMW Effect”

Twenty five years after BMW came to the United States with full scale manufacturing, service and support, its entrance is known as “The BMW Effect.”

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.

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.

Getting the MOST (BMW)

Getting the MOST (BMW)

Any technological advance adds a level of complexity, and when it breaks we’re the ones who are going to have to fix it. This includes the sophisticated MOST bus. How should we approach this “beast”?

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Lighting the Way

Lighting the Way

Safety is a top priority at BMW. One area the company always wants to enhance is the driver’s night-time vision. Here are some of the many ways BMW has improved its lighting systems to enhance safety on the  road for everyone.

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Cushioning the Blow

Cushioning the Blow

Among the greatest safety advancements are BMW’s various types of supplemental restraint systems. Dual front air bags, side curtain safety bags and belt tensioning devices are only some of the life-saving features found on BMW vehicles. Here are some service procedures you should know about.

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You May Now Be Seated

You May Now Be Seated

As far back as the early nineties, BMW offered memory seating, marking a new application for electronic control units. While these systems have become more complex, service procedures remain straightforward.

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Power Distribution

Power Distribution

Getting all that awesome BMW power to the ground is no easy task. The 4WD BMW X5 has been around for a decade now, and a few years ago BMW introduced a 4WD 3 Series sedan. Let’s look at how these systems work.

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