28 09, 2017

Swirl Flap Removal

September 28th, 2017|

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 [...]

25 09, 2017

N62 Valve stem oil seals

September 25th, 2017|

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 [...]

22 09, 2017

DSC repair to E46 M3

September 22nd, 2017|

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..  

18 09, 2017

Diesel Injector Fault

September 18th, 2017|

  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!

1 09, 2017

Top 5 Tips for maintaining your BMWs and Minis

September 1st, 2017|

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 [...]

1 09, 2017

The Benefits of Regular Services

September 1st, 2017|

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 [...]