5 Most Common BMW Coolant Leaks

bmw coolant leak engine

Do you see coolant on the ground where you park your BMW? Do you smell something unusual coming from the engine compartment after a drive? Is it normal for the coolant level to keep getting lower? Is your car suffering from an overheating condition? If you are unsure if your BMW is leaking coolant, keep […]

When To Replace Your BMW Brake Pads

BMW driving road

Are you noticing something strange with your BMW brakes? Perhaps it’s a strange sound, or they’re not working as well as they once were. If you’ve thought about replacing them, you might be wondering if it’s the right time to make the move. Your BMW brakes will need replacement after 30,000 to 70,000 miles depending […]

Oil Leak Repair Costs

oil leak repair BMW 328i mechanic shop

All oil leak repair costs have two components: the prices of the replacement parts and labor charges. An oil leak may have one or more causes, requiring the replacement of various parts. The labor cost is directly proportional to the complexity of the repair and replacement, which depends on the specific problem and facilitating factors […]

5 Reasons Why Your BMW Heater Is Blowing Cold Air

BMW heater vents

Is the heater in your BMW not blowing hot air? We can help you get back in control of your vehicle’s cabin temperature. Our expert mechanics are ready to inspect and repair your BMW’s heater. We will get you back to riding in comfort no matter the temperature outside.  There are 5 common reasons why […]

2008 BMW 650i – Oil Leak

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Candice brought her car into SL Autoworks for a massive oil leak. Her car had relatively low mileage for its age of ~80k miles. Age plays just a big of a factor as the mileage does when issues arise. Despite having multiple oil leaks, this particular leak was an easy one to diagnose. This oil […]

2011 BMW 328i – Oil Filter Housing Gasket Leak

2011 BMW 328i black car

This 2011 328i was brought to us for some repairs we quoted earlier this year. We noticed oil leaking from the oil filter housing, and also the serpentine belt working its way off the tensioner pulley. We replaced the oil filter housing gasket, along with the serpentine belt tensioner and belt. The oil filter housing […]

2007 BMW 525i – Faulty Ignition Coil

ignition coil

This 2007 BMW 525i was brought into SL Autoworks to have us find the cause of the check engine light being on and vehicle shaking. With our BMW diagnostic software, we found a code stored for cylinder 5 misfire. Fault code was currently present. We swapped cylinder 5 ignition coil with cylinder 1 and the […]

BMW 535XI – Gasket Leak

BMW hood open oil leak

This BMW was brought to SL Autoworks because the owner smelled burning oil inside and outside of the vehicle. The odor was being drawn through the fresh air duct for the air conditioning system and became that much more noticeable. Smoke would come out from under the hood, along with an oil spot in his […]