Category: Auto Repair

Five Features of a Great Import Repair Shop

July 30th, 2018 by

Good drivers know that the best way to protect their investment is with the help of certified technicians at a professional auto repair shop. For import cars, it is especially important to find the right team to make any maintenance and repairs a breeze. Keep these top five features of a great business in mind

Having Battery Trouble?

February 5th, 2018 by

Battery trouble can be a pain. Nothing is worse than when your car won’t start and you’ve got somewhere to be! Often, there are things we can do to help save our batteries, like making sure all internal lights are off when we leave the car, or unplugging phone chargers. Technology in our vehicles has

BMW RECALL ALERT

November 8th, 2017 by

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

November 2nd, 2017 by

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

Cabin Air Filters: all the dirt (and dust)

August 18th, 2017 by

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

August 18th, 2017 by

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

ASA AutoInc. Top10 Website

August 18th, 2017 by

To stay on top of the latest in the automotive repair industry, we at Motorcars have always sought out industry-leading organizations to associate with. One of those is the Automotive Service Association, or ASA. The ASA “advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation, and member services. ASA shop members are

Timing Belt and Water Pump

August 18th, 2017 by

Timing Belt And Water Pump Replacement A big-ticket, routine service that most drivers experience (and have to budget for) are timing belts and water pump replacement. Here is a basic overview of what these parts are and why/when Timing Beltthey are replaced in the lifetime of a vehicle. The timing belt is in fact a