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

BIMRS

Motorcars International has a long history of servicing BMWs. They are our first passion and personal favorite cars to drive! When we started out, BMW was just gaining a foothold in the US market and options for knowledgeable repair were slim. Our original shop, Munich West, was one of the first places in Atlanta to