Is a Pre-Purchase Inspection Necessary?

Is a Pre-Purchase Inspection Necessary?

If you’ve purchased a few cars in your lifetime or you know someone that has, you’ve likely been witness to the unfortunate car buying phenomenon: purchasing a lemon. A lemon is the term that refers to a vehicle that turns out to have several manufacturing defects...
BMW Service Over The Years

BMW Service Over The Years

When I bought my first BMW, it was a 1988 535i. The maintenance schedule was straightforward but regimented. It was in appx 7k increments (based on fuel economy) The first service was an “oil service,” and then the next service was an Inspection service....
What Happens If Your Fuel Pressure Is Too High?

What Happens If Your Fuel Pressure Is Too High?

Fuel pressure is a surprisingly delicate aspect of your vehicle but it’s ultimately so critical to the performance and longevity of your well-loved European car. But how do you know when your fuel pressure is too high? As with most things in a car, there’s the ideal...
What Causes Poor Fuel Pressure?

What Causes Poor Fuel Pressure?

Poor fuel pressure in your BMW, Audi, Mercedes or Porsche can dramatically affect the performance that you’re used to in your vehicle and lead to long-term damage if left without diagnosis and repair by a trained European car mechanic. A bad fuel pressure regulator...
Is It Safe To Drive With A Misfiring Engine?

Is It Safe To Drive With A Misfiring Engine?

It can be frustrating to figure out what’s wrong with your vehicle and what the severity of the issue really is, even before taking it to your trusted auto service shop. The daunting feeling that comes with vehicle malfunctions is certainly true when you experience...