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De-Grime and Polish Your Engine

A clean engine is a cool engine, and that's what most car owners want most. If you run a tight ship on your automobile, a good engine clean is a terrific way to fine-tune your car's appearance. 

Steps to Clean Engine

Prepare your materials. You'll need all-purpose cleaner, wipes, plastic bags (grocery bags work fine), water, and plastic or metal polisher. You can also use a de-greaser to get out the tougher dirt and grime. Oil and grease often sink in and are more difficult to remove. De-greaser works great in this situation.

1. Put plastic bags…

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What Atlanta Drivers Will Want to Know About the Difference Between a Compact Temporary and a Full-Size Spare Tire

Here at Global Imports BMW, we believe vehicle education is important. Knowing the difference between the types of spare tires will keep you and your family safer in the event of a flat. There are two main types, and they each come with their own set of benefits.

A full-size spare, as its name implies, is just as big as your other tires. That means it won't adversely affect your vehicle's performance while driving. It may take up more space in your vehicle than you'd care for, though.

Though smaller and more convenient to haul, a compact…

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BMW Service & Maintenance

It is important for your vehicle to get the scheduled maintenance that it needs. Regular maintenance allows you to get the most for your money. Not only will your vehicle be less likely to break down, but you will also be able to keep it much longer. Furthermore, maintenance allows you to drive your BMW with confidence. You will be less likely to have mishaps on the road.

You will need to take your vehicle to a BMW dealer to get it serviced. A professional BMW dealer knows exactly what your vehicle needs.

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Complimentary BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage Can Be Yours

Who does not appreciate more peace of mind while on the road? You can enjoy this confidence when you enroll in the BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage. The friendly BMW tires experts at Global Imports BMW can show you how you can take full advantage of this comprehensive coverage program.

It is easy to qualify for this coverage. Replacement BMW original equipment, original equipment alternative, winter, and secondary plus tires purchased on or after the date of February 1, 2018 as well as winter tire and wheel packages purchased on or after April 1, 2020 are eligible for this complimentary…

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Keep Your Brake Pedal Functioning Properly

Does Your Brake Pedal Feel Abnormal?

The best thing to do if your brake pedal feels extremely abnormal is to take it to be inspected immediately at places like Global Imports BMW.

Here are some signs your brake pedal(or more likely your braking system) needs servicing:

  • Rumbling sensation when braking
  • Grinding or squealing noises when braking
  • Brake service light illuminated on the dash
  • Burning smell when braking

An automobile's braking system should be inspected and serviced every 20-40 thousand miles of driving for the best results.

 

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Myths about Routine Oil Changes

Changing the oil in your engine is important, but its also really important that you're following the right advice. Let Global Imports BMW inform you of the facts regarding routine oil changes.

If you're someone that doesn't drive more than a few hundred miles per months, you don't really have to follow a standard oil change schedule. Our technicians can check the quality of your oil to see if it's time to have it switched.

You can switch between synthetic oil and conventional oil any time that you wish. You're never committed to one…

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What Do You Do During a Roadside Emergency?

Help isn’t always available when you have a roadside emergency in Atlanta. Sometimes, you must rely on yourself until a tow truck or the police arrive on the scene. Being prepared for a roadside emergency increases the odds of successfully navigating a tough situation.

Staying in control of the vehicle and safely bringing it to a stop becomes a priority. Directing the car to a safe place out of traffic is usually a smart strategy. Some scenarios dictate that you should remain safely inside the car. Keep the windows closed and the doors locked. Call for help as soon…

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Facts You Need to Know About Synthetic Oil

When it comes to vehicle fluids, few are as important for the proper operation of your vehicle as motor oil. When it comes to types of motor oil, there are two main categories: conventional and synthetic. While conventional oil is pretty straightforward and easy to understand, you may not completely understand just what synthetic oil is. Here is a basic guide from Global Imports BMW to ensure you're an informed vehicle owner.

As its name suggests, synthetic oil only mirrors oil in its ability to protect your vehicle's engine in Atlanta. Instead of being pumped from the ground…

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Spring Car Care Tips

Spring is a great time to take advantage of some of the basic vehicle maintenance that you should handle throughout the year. We want to look at a few basic things like getting your windshield fixed as well as replace your wiper blades at this time.

The season tends to bring extra rain, and that makes it a good idea to make sure the wiper blades are fully functional. Your windshield is also a thing to check out because it can get cracked easily during the cold weather of winter. You don’t want it to get any more damaged…

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Replacing Your Spare Like a Boss

The importance of changing to your spare tire is crucial. It’s on the same level as connecting the jumper cables up to the battery when the car doesn’t start. Here are a few key tips to follow when changing out your spare so that you do it safely:

Eliminate the Possibility of a Rolling Vehicle

Use your emergency brake, and always shove something underneath a wheel to make sure your car isn’t going to roll forward or backward when you lift it up. You should try out a torque wrench that is set to the appropriate torque…
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