Things you should know about German car repair

If you own a BMW or Mini Cooper, you probably know that these are German manufactured vehicles and a lot of times they may require specialized service. A generic automotive shop is generally not equipped to perform auto repair on these vehicles. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when it comes to…
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Is your battery guilty as not charged?

There are many parts of a car that can simply be taken for granted until they fail. One such is surely the battery. Our harsh Colorado winters can easily reduce battery life below the average four or five years. Here are four clues that the power of your battery may be in decline: It takes…
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Three factors affecting brake pad longevity

There are no simple answers regarding how long car brake pads might last. Here are three factors which can each have different effects… The materials they are made of. Brake pads can be semi-metallic, ceramic, or organic – each with their own likely lifespan. Hardness – or, if you prefer, softness. These feel different in…
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Three fuel injection problems to watch out for

Like any part of your Honda, Acura, BMW or Mini Cooper, repairs to your fuel injector might become necessary. Here are the most common problems our experienced Independent Auto Care repair team, based right here in Parker, deal with… Clogging – often rust, but also debris and dust, can mean your injectors are unable to…
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Looking and listening for timing belt problems

If your timer belt fails, especially when driving, it can cause serious harm to your Honda, Acura, BMW, or Mini Cooper. Repairs can be extremely costly, so it pays to look and listen for possible warning signs. Look for black smoke coming from the exhaust pipe or oil leaking from the engine. Listen for a…

5 signs your BMW needs a service

Your BMW needs regular servicing to prolong its life span and reduce engine wear. Unfortunately, many car owners forgo this service to save money only to spend more on BMW repair costs down the road. If you aren’t sure when to service your BMW, check your manufacturer’s recommended guidelines. Alternatively, here are five signs that…
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Not good to be kept in suspense?

It might be okay for a movie to leave you feeling suspenseful until the last reel, but suspension problems with your BMW, Honda, Mini Cooper, or Acura means repairs should be a priority. Some of the signs of such problems can be steering difficulties such as severe dipping when you hit the brakes, or almost…
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You’re way out of line!

This is a favorite confrontation scene in so many TV cop shows or military-themed movies. It’s usually meant as a rebuke, yet the ‘hero’ often sees it as a compliment! This isn’t the case if your car is ‘way out of line’. Alignment problems can lead to both steering difficulties and unnecessarily damaging tire wear.…

4 BMW repairs that need the professional touch

Your BMW is broken, and you have to make a decision. Try to fix the problem on your own or take your car to the nearest BMW repairs specialist. Let’s face it, everyone loves to save money. But cars today are more complex. To maintain the high performance and refinement that comes with owning a…
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