13 07, 2019

Walnut Blasting

July 13th, 2019|

With ever increasing demands for fuel efficiency and power, modern combustion engines are now direct fuel injected. This means the tip of the injector lies in the combustion chamber for the fuel to be injected directly where it is required for minimum waste and maximum efficiency. Unfortunately, the side effect of this is that the [...]

14 04, 2019

M-Power Specialists

April 14th, 2019|

M-Power, the pinnacle of the BMW marque. The perfect blend of power, agility and refinement. Munich Power are specialists in the maintenance, repair and modification of M-Power vehicles. Countless M-cars pass through our doors for a huge variety of work. E46 Rear axle carrier panel repairs.   S54 Vanos rebuilds   E46 SMG II repairs [...]

15 01, 2019

Fault Code 5E20 DSC Hydraulic Unit Failure

January 15th, 2019|

Traction control isn't anything new to BMW's, in fact, it's been a part of BMW's make up for nearly 30 years. Despite this, with the ever changing industry, the systems now, although similar in function, holds very little resemblance to the systems of old. The DSC hydraulic unit is a particular weak spot of the E89x [...]

16 06, 2018

Stretched N43 Timing Chains

June 16th, 2018|

The BMW N43 engine is a 4 cylinder petrol unit found in a huge amount of 1 and 3 series vehicles built between 2007 and 2013 Unfortunately, these engines can suffer from a stretched timing chain. Which can subsequently destroy your engine or even prevent your brakes from working correctly. When the chain stretches, the plastic chain [...]

27 04, 2018

Auto Gearbox Repair

April 27th, 2018|

Automatic transmissions have developed tremendously over the last few years. 8-speed gearboxes are now commonplace among BMWs. This means the engine is always able to be in the optimum gear for maximum efficiency or power (depending on the load requirement at any given time) Normally a BMW Automatic gearbox is pretty reliable. However, occasionally they can be [...]

11 12, 2017

N47 Diesel Timing Chain Failure

December 11th, 2017|

A well documented issue with BMW 4 cylinder diesel engines is a failure of the timing chain. Stretched, or even broken chains can cause catastrophic engine damage. A symptom can include an unpleasant noise from the engine. However, sometimes sudden failure can occur leaving the owner with a non-running car, huge inconvenience and large repair bills. As with [...]

21 10, 2017

Sat Nav Failure

October 21st, 2017|

A common issue with the Car Communication Computer (CCC) is the DVD drive failing and not recognising the Sat Nav disc. We're able to repair this fault, dissembling the CCC and replacing the internal DVD drive. Saving customers hundreds of pounds over a replacement CCC.

2 10, 2017

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 [...]

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 [...]