The issue is likely because the connection between the LED module & light tube inside the headlight is damaged.
When you hear the words “floating rotor,” you might think of a racecar brake rotor with Allen head bolts holding the hat to the outer ring. But, more economical and robust “semi-floating” rotors have made it onto Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz daily drivers. A semi-floating, dual-cast or composite rotor has two advantages over a fully
The BMW i3 has reached an age where it is an opportunity for European specialists. The i3 is an electric vehicle with an optional range-extending gasoline engine. The first model year was 2014, and the last year was 2021. More than 45,000 were sold in the US. The uni-body of the i3 is made from
Lithium-ion 12-volt batteries didn’t gain a lot of attention and have “flown under the radar” in the few years since being introduced by BMW. Customers likely don’t know which type of battery they have, and technicians likely won’t know either without learning how to identify them. Let’s dig into this type of battery construction, and
Take a closer look at this water pump, how to replace it efficiently, and what other components should be replaced with it.
Brake fluid for European vehicles can be confusing. Finding the correct specification can be ambiguous because some manufacturers give a part number instead of a specification in the service information or owner’s manual. The confusion gets even worse when you try to select a brake fluid from your parts supplier. In theory, all fresh DOT
The BMW 1-Series might be the least expensive BMW, but it shares a lot of the procedures that are common when it comes to servicing brakes on larger BMWs. BMW can be one of the most confusing cars to order parts for because some parts specialists like to talk in chassis or platform numbers instead
For the BMW 7 Series E65/E66 manufactured between 2001-’08, engineers went with an innovative rear ride control system. The Dynamic Drive system that uses active anti-roll bars to keep the vehicle level was standard on these models. Some of these vehicles have optional Electronic Dampener Control (EDC) that tunes the compression and rebound of the
Let’s look at five common adaptations for late-model BMWs, and what you should know before you start a repair.
Maintenance reminders for oil changes have been around since the early 1980s. Early systems looked at mileage and maybe revolutions of the engine. Mileage-based systems estimate the life of the oil based on a preset mileage recommendation that can range from 5,000 to 7,500 miles. It can be an effective reminder for some owners, but