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BMW to Launch Electric Versions of 5 Series & 7 Series

Posted 11/2/20

As BMW technicians, let us tell you how impressed we are with BMW’s commitment to the environment. The car company seems to be rolling new electric cars onto their showroom floor every day. We certainly repair a lot of BMWs at our auto repair shop...

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The BMW 5-Series is Getting a Major Update in 2021

Posted 9/21/20

Are you a fan of the BMW 5-Series? We are. At our foreign car repair service in Cincinnati, we don’t just repair BMWs — we drive them too. And we couldn’t be more thrilled that the BMW 5-Series is getting a major update in 2021...

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Start Your BMW with an iPhone? It’s a Brave New World

Posted 6/29/20

Ready to open and start your BMW with your iPhone? Apple CarKey — a new feature coming to iPhones soon — enables iPhone owners to open and start supported cars using their handsets, rather than a physical keyfob. According to code found inside iOS 14,...

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3 Reasons a European Specialty Garage Beats Any Dealership

Posted 5/11/20

If you own an Audi, BMW, Mercedes, or Porsche, please understand you don’t drive just any old of car. These are specialty machines that require highly specialized mechanics who specialize in import car maintenance. It may be tempting to try to save some money on...

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The BMW 3-Series: Serious Tech for a New Age

Posted 7/29/19

At our Cincinnati auto shop, our technicians have a little rivalry going. The guys who fix BMWs and the ones who like Mercedes are always arguing why their favorite car is the best. It’s a lot like the Ford/Chevy rivalry of the ‘80s. We like...

Supply Problem Drags BMW Production to a Halt

Posted 10/9/17

In the market for a BMW? Patience, Grasshopper. Citing Focus, the German magazine, Reuters is reporting that BMW has halted production in Leipzig, which could affect output at plants in China and South Africa. The magazine said problems at one of BMW’s Italian suppliers of...

Car Troubleshooting an Electrical Problem

Car refuse to start? Before you call your repairman and say, “Hey, fix my Porsche,” there are a few things you can try to troubleshoot the car problem yourself. If you turn the key and nothing happens, no lights or noise, you’ve probably got an electrical issue, probably an open circuit at the battery posts or cables. If the car has not been sitting for long, there should at least be some kick left in the battery, at least enough to dimly display the lights on your dash. Check the battery posts and cables with a good whack with your shoe. That might reestablish the connection. If you leave the key in and the radio turned up, you’ll easily know if the connection is back on.