To meet European emission standards, modern BMW diesel engines have included the use of swirl flaps to increase efficiency at low engine load. Due to the nature of being a moving part, wear can occur at the pivot and failure is all too common. Should you suffer this, catastrophic engine damage is very possible. Removal of these valves [...]
A common issue with the N62 engine found in the 5 series, 6 series, 7 series, X5 and X6 is leaking valve stem oil seals. Symptoms include high oil consumption and smoking from the exhaust. At Munich Power, we're able to replace these seals. Many workshops shy away from this task due to the complexity [...]
We recently had an E46 M3 in with numerous warnings on the dash. These included the DSC, brake warning and tyre pressure monitoring. After carrying out diagnosis, it was revealed a faulty steering angle sensor was the cause. We replaced this with a brand new original BMW unit and programmed accordingly with BMW level software..
Today saw a BMW X6 in with a stalling fault. Running ISTA diagnostics revealed that a fuel injector was failing under load causing the cylinder bank to shut down. A new fuel injector, programming and she's right as rain!
Service your BMW or Mini according to the service light indicator in the instrument cluster. If you're not sure what service is due. We are more than happy to spend some time with you going through your options. Check your tyre pressures every month regardless of mileage. Low tyre pressures can not only cause poor tyre tread [...]
Regular servicing is crucial for the longevity of your vehicle. The engine is the heart of your car. Keeping it in the best shape possible will ensure you get to where you need to be. Replacing the oil and filter at regular intervals ensures the moving parts within your engine will last for as long [...]