4 Common MINI Issues and How to Prevent Them

If you are the proud owner of a MINI, we know how much you probably love it. A different twist on a sporty car, MINI’s offer a racing history and the ability to fit into tight squeezes, not to mention it’s a perfect city car with outstanding fuel efficiency. It’s rare to meet a MINI

BMW RECALL ALERT

1 million+ affected BMWs You may have already received notification from BMW or your dealer, but it never hurts to have an extra reminder. Visit BMW USA’s Recall Page where you can input your vehicle’s VIN number and check on your recall status. Thanks as always for being our customer! To learn more about the

Cold Mornings, Cold Engines

This morning we had a customer in with thermostat problems who started his explanation of symptoms with, “so after I let the car warm up for half an hour…” Seem a little long to you? While it is always a good idea to warm your car up on a cold morning (below freezing), a minute

Why your mechanic needs the full story.

When most of us go to the doctor, we try to give as thorough a background of our symptoms as possible. We figure they are qualified to sift through what is relevant to the problem at hand and what is not. At least that is what we should be doing; I don’t think there is

Cabin Air Filters: all the dirt (and dust)

Recently, a friend asked, “How often do you really have to change the cabin air filter? At every single oil change they try to sell it to me. My dad says you can pull it out and vacuum it instead. Not sure?” Ok, here’s the deal with cabin air filters, sometimes called micro filters or