Category Archives: Repair

BMW E90 318 SE – Service

This week we were presented with a 2007 BMW 318SE.  The customer requested a Service, brakes to be looked at (brake pad warning lights were illuminated) handbrake adjustment, door mechanism on drivers door faulty and an MOT. The car’s previous services had been conducted by a BMW Dealer and local garage. The BMW had done just over 54000 miles.  Our Continue Reading...
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Why Does Brake Fluid Need to Be Replaced Periodically?

DOT 4 brake fluid is glycol based and absorbs moisture over time. Moisture contamination causes fluid boiling point to drop (which could lead to fluid boil and brake fade during hard use). Moisture contamination also contributes to internal corrosion in the calipers, wheel cylinders, and steel brake lines. The reason for replacing fluid periodically is to get rid of contaminated Continue Reading...
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Pre oil drain treatments – do they work?

When customers present their car for any service that includes draining the oil we will always try to discuss the benefits of using a pre oil drain treatment prior to carrying out this operation. It’s important to drain the oil when it’s at it’s highest temperature, but more important to use an internal cleaning product to ensure the removal of Continue Reading...
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