Recent BMW Repairs

June 23, 2014

Currently, in the AGA shop we have a V12 BMW with an engine misfire. 

May 29, 2014

This 2007 M5 is in the shop getting a performance suspension upgrade. 

May 28, 2014

Our BMW technician, Pete, repairing oil leaks on this white BMW 3 series.

May 22, 2014

With the unofficial start of summer this weekend, make sure your A/C is blowing ice cold!

2013
This issue usually begins with a complaint of loud noises or clunking in the rear. This typically happens on the “M” model of the Z3 where the engine is a lot more powerful and puts a lot of stress on the chassis. However, we do see it on the Z3 2.3L with the smaller engine

 

 

July 1, 2010

Problem:
The power steering reservoir leaks from the weep hole in the cap. The fluid capacity in the stock reservoir is very small. The fluid gets very hot and if the car is driven hard. The system overheats. In severe cases it causes loss of steering.

 

 

 

December 13, 2011

Problem:
The power steering reservoir is plastic and has very low heat dissipation. As a result, the steering system overheats if the car is driven hard. Even if driven normal in warm climates, the system runs hot causing the life of the steering component to be reduced.

 

 

 

September 14, 2013

This AGA pivot pin is made of silicon bronze. It offers superior ware characteristics, especially in high heat and high performance clutch applications where plastic easily fails.

September 14, 2011

Problem:
The T-sliders are made of plastic and easily break. The T-sliders are not sold separately from BMW and it is costly to replace the entire sunshade.

 

 

April 22, 2013

Symptom:
BMW CODE 170, using the BMW Factory Scan Tool OR CODE P0491 for Bank 1 Cylinder 1-4 (right side) or CODE P0492 for Bank 2 Cylinder 5-8 (left side), using a Generic Scan Tool. This normally occurs in vehicles with 100,000+ miles. 

 

March 24, 2011

Symptom: Coolant Leak
Coolant will be leaking from hole in front of timing cover (located close to water pump towards passenger side). In front timing cover, the hole is approx: ¼.

 

July 7, 2010

Symptom: Coolant Leak
Coolant will be leaking from hole in front of timing cover (located close to water pump towards passenger side). In front timing cover, the hole is approx: ¼.

2013

Every day is Car Clinic Day at All German Auto!!!

It’s come to our attention that dealerships are inviting customers to make an appointment to spend time with their vehicles in the shop. (Isn’t that special!?!)

 

2013
Every day is Car Clinic Day at All German Auto!!!
 
It’s come to our attention that dealerships are inviting customers to make an appointment to spend time with their vehicles in the shop. (Isn’t that special!?!)