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BMW Adaptations

Let’s look at five common adaptations for late-model BMWs, and what you should know before you start a repair.

MPA Releases ‘Part Smart’ Training Videos

From common knowledge to vehicle specific, two new MPA ‘Part Smart’ videos cover a range of knowledge, the company said.

VW E-Golf Service Potential

The 2015-2019 Volkswagen E-Golf was a vehicle introduced in the U.S. to satisfy the state of California’s requirement for zero-emissions vehicles. Unlike many one-off electric vehicles from FCA, Ford and GM, the E-golf was offered nationwide. Only about 20,000 E-Golfs are on the roads, but the E-golf remains an excellent example of the EV service opportunities

BMW Infotainment Systems

Even the most sophisticated systems can encounter issues.

BMW Water Pumps

Take a closer look at this water pump, how to replace it efficiently, and what other components should be replaced with it.

Audi Alignment & Calibration

As models get more luxurious, features like air suspension and adaptive cruise control can make the alignment more complex.

Turbochargers on Minis

No matter if it is a BMW or MINI, when the engine stops turning, the oil flowing to the turbocharger stops.

Mercedes-Benz AC Service

Here’s what you need to know about R-1234yf refrigerant in Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

Brake Fluid Specifications

You can go down a brake fluid rabbit hole if you are not careful.

Battery Charging and Programming Diagnostics

Temperature changes how the battery discharges and the amount of current that can be delivered.

BMW N54 Turbo Problems

Here are some common problems or failures that you should be on the lookout for.

Audi Dual Clutch Transmissions

When everything is working as it should, the DCT should operate seamlessly during their everyday driving.