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Reasons You Should Rotate Your Tires

It's important to keep your car in good working condition. One of the most important maintenance tasks is to regularly rotate your tires. Tire rotation is the process of moving your tires from one position to another, and it's something that should be done every 5,000 miles or so.

There are several benefits to tire rotation. First, it helps to evenly distribute wear and tear on your tires. This can help to extend their lifespan. Additionally, it can improve your gas mileage and help to keep your car tracking straight. It also helps to improve the grip…

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BMW Service & Maintenance Overview

BMWs are known for being reliable. However, even if you have a reliable vehicle, it still needs to be serviced on a regular basis. You need to take your BMW to the shop in order to get oil changes. Oil changes will help your engine work more efficiently. This not only protects your engine, but it will also help you get more miles per gallon. You can also get brake repair, a new set of tires and a new battery.

There are several benefits that you can reap from getting BMW maintenance. It will ensure that your vehicle works

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Transmissions

The transmission is an important part of your vehicle. It requires the proper care and attention in order to work the way that it should. You should also pay attention to the signs that indicate that there is something wrong with your transmission. You may notice that there is a grinding or shaking sensation in the gear. You may also notice that your vehicle will not respond when it is in gear. Listen closely to the noises that your vehicle makes.

A humming or clunking noise is a sign that something is wrong with the transmission.

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Tips for Detailing Your Automobile

It can be expensive to have your automobile detailed by a professional all the time. While this is something nice to invest in once in awhile, Autohaus BMW has some tips for detailing your vehicle yourself.

Remove any garbage that has accumulated in your vehicle before you start cleaning everything else. Keeping a small trash bag in your car can help control garbage. Keep a small vacuum in your garage and use a variety of attachments to clean out all of the different crevices in your vehicle.

 

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Why Car Covers Are Important

Your car is built to withstand the rain. However, the rain can damage your car's paint over time. You may find that the car is not as bright as it was before. That is why you should buy a car cover. The car cover can also prevent the sun, snow and hail from doing damage to your vehicle. The car cover can also act as a thief deterrent. There are several reasons that a thief is less likely to steal a car with a cover on it.

They want to be able to take the car and get away…

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BMW Service and Maintenance Delivers Confidence

When you invest in a premium BMW, you are also investing in your own peace of mind every time that you take to the roads of Saint Louis and miles beyond. The various BMW service and maintenance programs provide this confidence to you. We invite you to learn more about these comprehensive programs when you visit us today at Autohaus BMW.

BMW boasts a variety of service programs designed to fit your individual needs. These include the BMW Ultimate Care, the Value Service, the Ultimate Care Scheduled, and the Ultimate Care+ programs.

All of these programs are offered at your…

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Find Much-needed Protection with BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage

If you have a vehicle that’s equipped with tires purchased from an authorized BMW tire service center, you can drive with confidence in Saint Louis, MO and beyond. The BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage plan is there to protect you from an array of commonly encountered tire mishaps, and you can learn all about the program’s many benefits from the team here at Autohaus BMW.

Whether your tire sustains damage from a collision with the curb or from hitting an open pothole, the Road Hazard Tire Coverage plan will take care of it. 

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Oversteer and Understeer: Know the Difference

Odds are, when you turn the wheel of a vehicle you expect it to behave in a certain way. Hopefully, this is the case most of the time. Sometimes things do not quite go according to plan, however. At Autohaus BMW, we want to explain the difference between understeer and oversteer.

Imagine that you turn the wheel and your vehicle does not turn nearly as much as you were expecting. This is what is known as understeer. Although it can happen in rear-wheel-drive vehicles as well, it is far more likely to occur in a front-wheel-drive model.

 

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Car Wax for Beginners

We appreciate informed drivers at Autohaus BMW, so we offer you an explanation of car wax today.

Every vehicle on our lot in Saint Louis gleams, but maintaining a car's exterior shine for several years requires regularly applying car wax. Strictly, wax is a solid hydrocarbon at room temperature. Carnauba wax is commonly used in car waxes. Manufacturers source it from a palm tree native to Brazil. Interestingly, carnauba wax is also used in dental floss and candy, so you can confidently apply it to your car's exterior. Some brands blend beeswax into their formulas, too.

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Easily DIY Restore Headlights

Foggy Headlights?

Don't let your bad headlights keep you from seeing at night. Here are some good ways you can restore your headlights yourself without the need for visiting a mechanic shop like Autohaus BMW for assistance.


Electric Buffer

You can try an electric buffer with some correction compound that you would use for auto body detailing to clear up the oxidization on the outside of the headlights.

 

Headlight Restoration Kits

You could also purchase a kit off the internet or at your local auto parts store that has all the components necessary for headlight restoration.

 

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