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When Should I Get My Fuel System Serviced?

Fuel system service can be an issue that is a bit confusing to a car owner. Car dealers and repair shops regularly recommend that a person obtain fuel system service. On the other hand, fuel system service is not always included on the master maintenance schedule provided by the manufacturer.

There are some signs that your fuel system definitely is in need of service. These include poor acceleration, rough idle, stalling, or high emissions levels. There are fuel additives that are advertised as being capable of keeping fuel injectors clean. 

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Avoid Gasket Failure

Many vehicle owners pay little attention to the vehicle's gaskets. However, gaskets play a vital role in keeping your vehicle running down the road. If a gasket blows or fails, you will be facing some significant repair bills. There are ways that you can help maintain the gaskets in your vehicle.

One of the best ways to keep gaskets functioning properly is to change the oil in your vehicle on a regular basis. It is also important to change the coolant in your vehicle as well. 

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How to Know if You Need Ignition Service

Starting your vehicle should be simple and easy to do. You should not struggle to get the vehicle started and you should not experience any problems as you are trying to get the vehicle running. Pay attention to how your vehicle starts so that you know if your ignition needs to be serviced.

When you turn your key to start your car, you should not see smoke coming out of the hood. Such smoke can be the sign of a problem. If you hear a grinding noise when you try to get your vehicle started up, you could be in…

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Service Your Transmission to Protect Your Investment

Whenever you have taken your vehicle in for an oil change, you likely have seen transmission services on the price list. Unfortunately, many people think this is just an option before it’s too late. Transmissions are designed for the life of your vehicle and are included in many warranties. However, the catch is that you need to service this component on a regular basis.

Your transmission is filled with vital fluid that controls temperature, lubricates the many gears and other moving parts, and helps provide a smooth driving experience. 

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Understanding Compressibility

While all of your vehicle's systems need to perform consistently, one of the most important of these systems is your braking network. Composed of many parts working in concert to bring your vehicle to a halt on command, this system must be the epitome of consistency. The BMW of Denver Downtown service team can assist with your brake repair needs.

Central to this effort is your brake fluid. It must transmit forces that can reach 4,000 pounds per square inch, and must do so over and over again. Any kind of impurity in the brake lines or fluid…

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Consider Engine Cooling and Radiator Service

You may be handy and able to maintain certain areas of your vehicle, such as doing a routine oil change or replacing an air filter when needed. There is nothing wrong with this if you know what you are doing because yes, it will save you a few dollars in the long run. However, other areas of your vehicle, like your cooling system or your radiator, should be serviced by trained professionals who know what they are doing. You can cause a lot of damage by doing something yourself if you don't know the specifics involved.

 

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Your Filters are Vital for Performance

Vehicles are complex and sophisticated pieces of machinery, and it can be difficult at times to understand exactly how some components work. Transmissions and fuel injection systems can seem like rocket science, but some parts of a car work the same now as they always have. With air filters, this is certainly the case. Both engine air filters and cabin air filters work by passing the outside air through a fine mesh in order to remove particulates from the air. At BMW of Denver Downtown, we can help replace these filters if they become clogged.

 

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Keep Your Gas Topped up in the Winter

If you don't want to have issues with your car in the winter, just keep your gas tank full. It won't mean that you won't have any issues at all, but you can avoid a lot of them. What kind of issues can you avoid by keeping a fuel gas tank during the cold months of winter?

The Murray BMW of Denver service team can help you decide whether you need to keep a topped-off tank this season. If you keep your gas tank full, you won't have as much air in your tank, and that…

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Prepare Your Car for Winter

The winter driving season is upon us, so before you hit the road, it's important to make sure your vehicle is prepared. Here are some seasonal maintenance items that you should attend to:

Tires are important in the winter. You want to make sure you have good tread to handle the ice and snow. If it is time to have a tire rotation done, you should do it as soon as possible. If your tires are past the recommended mileage, now is the time to have them replaced.

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What You Need to Check for Winter Wiper Maintenance

You have to make sure that you check your wiper blades to make sure that they are functioning properly. It will help you to prepare for the winter season here in Denver, Colorado. You will able to handle the snow that comes with the season with the appropriate winter wiper blades.

When doing seasonal maintenance, you need to check the squeegee on each wiper to identify if they have any cracks or tears. If they demonstrate any of these signs, then you need to take your car to a service center for repairs. The squeegee should be flexible enough to…

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