The “Transmission Malfunction” light will come on when the car suspects there to be a problem with the transmission. Your car will typically put the car into “limp mode” when this light comes on.
Besides working very hard to keep your engine cool, your coolant also provides protection from corrosion and electrolysis from messing up your engine.
Are your headlights cloudy or ugly? Unfortunately this is normal for vehicles that spend a lot of time outside in the sun. Most vehicles nowadays come with plastic lense covers that after years of sitting in the sun need a little help to keep them clear and good looking. We perform an awesome headlamp restoration
Each year we here at Oceanside Motorsports help thousands of clients with their automotive maintenance and auto repair needs. Since we’re used as a reference and guide for many in the industry we are commonly asked the question “who are the good mechanics in Oceanside and who can I trust to repair my car?” Being
- September 18, 2017
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Rtabs or “Rear trailing arm bushings” are the only bushings in the rear of a BMW that have a huge effect on toe movement or “side to side” movement. So why is there a bushing? Don’t you want the toe to stay the same? Not in all cases and here’s why you should carefully select
Cracked subframe on an E46? Well its unfortunate that this flaw is very common and we’re getting really good at fixing them. So good that we put our lifetime warranty on all of our subframe repairs! So what does it mean to have a cracked subframe? Well the rear suspension on a BMW all bolts
Most BMW’s should have their oil changed every 7,000 miles. The factory recommendation is usually for twice that mileage but from our findings that is far too long. We’ve inspected the internals of BMW engines with only 80k miles on them that have been following the factory oil change interval and found massive sludge build
Our long time customer Carl brings his 2007 BMW 328i in because it’s “service engine soon light” is on and the “car is shaking when accelerating”. We welcome Carl in, explain our diagnostic process, and get him in our loaner car so he can get to work. By lunchtime we’ve figured out what is causing
The one on the right is the real deal, full on, camp for weeks at a time – camper. It’s got a pop up master bedroom, full size kitchen (kind of), and anything else you’ll need for a few weeks on the road with the family. Scott B. Takes excellent care of his Eurovan and
Mike D needed some maintenance fixing the oil leaks on his 2004 330i. Mikes 330i is typically used for racing with the BMW club at auto-x and HPDE track events so why wouldn’t we take advantage of this opportunity to install some upgrades while we were fixing the oil leaks? First step – we need