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BMW Dual Clutch Transmissions

BMW uses a wet clutch with separate inboard and outboard sections for the two sub-transmission.

BMW Cooling System Problems

Let’s take a closer look at this unique water pump, how to replace it efficiently and what other components should be replaced along with it.

How To Service BMW Tire Monitor Systems

BMW has offered Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) for more than 20 years. These early indirect and direct systems were implemented not to meet the 2007 government mandate but to inform the driver when an expensive Michelin or Bridgestone run-flat tire was deflating. Some 2002 and 2003 models have an indirect system called Flat Tire

Air Ride Diagnostics: Reservoirs and Compressors

The secret to diagnosing air ride problems is knowing what criteria the system uses to regulate the compressor/reservoir and having the right tool.

BMW 4-Series Service

The 4-series does not stray far from the typical BMW engineering and operation.

BMW DSC Module 

If any of the situations apply, follow the correction procedure.

BMW Telematics – Has It Really Been 25 Years?

The first step into the connected future took place in 1998 with “BMW Telematics” and the BMW Assist package.

BMW X3 E83 Brake Job

BMW’s first attempt at a crossover SUV is what they call a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV).

BMW Transfer Case Service

The transfer case is a rather unique design in the way that it operates a clutch pack mechanically, not hydraulically.

BMW ADAS Systems Lane Departure Operation and Calibration

ADAS systems have changed throughout the years.

European Oil Specifications

If a manufacturer introduces a new vehicle with a new ACEA sequence specification, the oil must be on shelves.

BMW Daytime Running Lights Are Dim

The issue is likely because the connection between the LED module & light tube inside the headlight is damaged.