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 [...]

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 [...]

31 03, 2018

N62 Water Transfer Pipe Failure

March 31st, 2018|

The N62 V8 engine was fitted to many of the larger BMWs. The 5,6,7, X5 and X6 could all have had this engine installed from the factory. Over time and with many of these covering quite some distance as well, a failure of the water transfer pipe located between the 2 banks of cylinders is [...]

1 11, 2017

E60 M5 & E63 M6 Maintenance

November 1st, 2017|

The flagship of the BMW Motorsport division. The pinnacle of sports saloons. The M5 is currently in its 7th incarnation. (including the E12 M535i) The E60 M5 is the 5th generation of the fast 5 and is many people’s favourite. Almost certainly the last naturally aspirated M5 to be made. The huge 5 litre V10 S85 [...]

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 [...]