An all too common failure of the first generation Z4 E85 is a failure of the hydroelectric roof motor. Almost certainly caused by water ingress into the motor due to blocked water drainage holes or a failure of the seal containing the motor. At Munich Power we're able to remove and replace your hydroelectric roof motor [...]
The SMG2 in the E46 M3 is an amazing piece of engineering. A huge improvement on the original SMG found in the E36 M3. The SMG vs Manual debate will forever be a talking point in the E46 M3 community. Love it or hate it, it was the foundation for the modern paddle shift DCT boxes [...]
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 [...]
A beautiful M3 entered our workshop this week for a full underside resto! To say I'm pleased with the final result is a huge understatement. Seeing the owners smile when he saw the underside of his car makes the graft all the extra worthwhile. At Munich Power, we're able to undertake full underside restorations. Replacing worn [...]
An increasingly common problem with the S54 engine is a failing head gasket. The first symptoms of such often being pinking occasionally while driving. A compression test will confirm if the head gasket has failed. If the symptoms are not addressed immediately, the cylinder head and/or engine block could be damaged resulting in increased expense to rectify. [...]
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.
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 [...]