Big End Bearing Shell Replacement

October 14th, 2017|

For anyone who enjoys driving, the S54 engine is right up your street. A high revving, powerful unit that is best enjoyed when around the top of its rev range. Even with correct, regular maintenance , wear of vital components is still inevitable. This particular car came to us for the big end shells to [...]

Modern Classic Care

October 10th, 2017|

At Munich Power, we cater for all types of BMW and Mini. The Z3 M Coupe and Roadster were the first M-Power cars to display the now iconic M-Power quad exhaust. These rare beauties are a dying breed and only proper, thorough maintenance will keep them strong. Munich Power are well practiced at maintaining these modern classics. Get [...]

E46 M3 Inspection 2

October 6th, 2017|

The E46 M3 was one of BMWs finest creations. Maintaining these modern classics requires skills, knowledge and tools that your average workshop doesn't have. Here's a brief overview of the Inspection 2 service. The engine oil, gearbox oil and differential oil are all drained and replaced with fresh oil.    The air filter, pollen filter [...]

Driveshaft Corrosion

October 2nd, 2017|

A common problem with the 1 series and 3 series is corrosion on the driveshaft reluctor ring. This distortion destroys the wheel speed sensor signal and plays havoc with the traction control system. A new driveshaft or reluctor ring and a new wheel speed sensor will rectify this issue. We can carry out this repair [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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..  

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!

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 [...]