There are easy fixes that nearly anyone who owns any kind vehicle can do and probably should know. These repairs include fixing a flat tire, filling up the windshield wiper reservoirs, checking and/or changing oil, etc. However, modern cars are very sophisticated machines and the BMW is among the most complicated kinds of car there is on the market. In other words, there are some repairs to this precision machine that you should try to DIY. Here are five prime examples of when it’s best to back off in order to protect your BMW and yourself.
Body work and paint: BMWs are known for their distinctive and elegant look for a reason – BMW makers use special finishes at the factory that requires careful color-matching. An ordinary, non-mechanic could end up not only taking away from the stately look of the BMW, he/she could actually end up damaging his/her vehicle at the same time.
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A few tips to consider before traveling:
Check Tire Pressure Tire pressures fluctuate as temperatures change. Tires that are over- or under-inflated, worn in spots or not aligned properly can be dangerous, especially at highway speeds.
…but before Jack Frost settles in for the long haul, here are a few things you should do to make sure your vehicle is ready for the cold season.
1. Check your battery: Cold weather is very harsh on your battery. When those temperatures drop, starting an engine can take almost twice as much current as it would need on an average day. Have a technician run a load test to see if it’s time to replace your battery.
2. Have your cowl drains checked: Leaves may get stuck in the drains that run from the base of the windshield. This can cause water back-up and major damage to electrical [...]