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.

BMW X5 Electronic Throttle Drive Can’t Thrive and Stay Alive — Because the DME Was Speaking Jive…

Getting through a simple driveability concern (or a seemingly simple one…) can turn into a big problem for the shop and the customer very quickly if we are not well studied in our electrical theory and testing strategy on BMWs

Urea Passive Tank Sensor Code And Regeneration 2010 BMW X5

We’ll explore the location of the passive tank, why a bad sensor can’t just be replaced and the Regeneration process.

BMW F15 X5 No Code Suspension Diagnosis

BMW F15 X5 – NO CODE suspension Diagnosis – Customer complaint: “car rides rough.” Vehicle is riding low in the back. EHC returns no codes.

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Window Pain

Window Pain

BMW provides sophisticated climate control systems, but sometimes you just want to open the windows and breathe in the fresh air.Or, how about paying tolls? For whatever reason, do you know how to prevent window pain?

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Earth Shocks

Earth Shocks

From early on, one of the main things that separated BMWs from other cars was the fun-to-drive quotient. A big part of that has always been due to great suspension designs that provide both agile handling and a compliant ride. Even in this age of computer controls, you can make sure your customers’ vehicles retain these valuable qualities

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Mixing it Up

Mixing it Up

Now more than ever BMW owners are concerned about their fuel mileage as well as their impact on the environment. Part of BMW’s “Efficient Dynamics” movement is reducing emissions and still providing a vehicle that is a driver’s car. How are you going to keep your customers’ vehicles running efficiently?

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the bimmer pub june 2012

the bimmer pub june 2012

In this issue: Helping you set Rotor-Service Polocies, Tackling the MOST bus, HVAC, Bonding – becoming the preferred technology.

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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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