technical articles

technical articles

BMW Battery Registration – Diagnostic Scan Tool/Battery Replacement

BMW Battery Registration - 10 Minutes Repair Summary The following article gives detailed instructions on registering the battery after it has been replaced in a BMW...

BMW Nikasil Engine Damage – M60 8 Cylinder – 540i, 740i...

Many owners (and potential buyers) of BMW models with the M60 8 cylinder engine are concerned about Nikasil damage. BMW Nikasil engine damage has...

BMW LCI- Life Cycle Impulse – What Does It Mean?

One of the most confusing acronyms that many BMW owners wrestle with is the term LCI. What exactly does it mean when your BMW...

BMW Strut Spring Compression Tool – The Correct Choice for the...

More and more "do it yourself" home mechanics are replacing the front struts on their BMWs. But which BMW strut spring compression tool is...

BMW Engine Oil – Choosing the Correct Brand and Grade for...

One of the most common questions asked by "do it yourself" home mechanics is what brand and grade BMW engine oil should they be...

BMW Jacking and Supporting for Repairs and Maintenance

One of the most basic yet nerve racking tasks for a BMW "Do it Yourself" mechanic is jacking and supporting their vehicle. BMW jacking...

RTABs – Selecting the Correct Rear Trailing Arm Bushings for your...

Selecting the correct RTABs depends on what your comfort, handling and performance requirements are. To understand why RTABs affect the comfort and handling of your...