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BMW Offers Competitive Maintenance and Service Plans

BMW cars maintain a prestigious image thanks to their design, performance, and capability features. Some models last well over 150,000 miles, which is impressive. Of course, the vehicles must be properly maintained to last so long. Proper maintenance starts on day one and should continue for as long as you own the vehicle. BMW did take steps to help drivers with the cause.

BMW Value Service allows owners to get reasonable pricing on specified repairs and maintenance. And when new parts are necessary, the service center supplies only BMW original parts. 

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Winter Driving Tips That Keep You and Others Safe While on the Road

It can be quite a challenge to drive on snow and ice covered roads in the winter months in Shelby Township. If you get anxious just thinking about having to get behind the wheel in the winter, we here at BMW of Rochester Hills have some winter driving tips that can help keep you and other drivers safe while on the road.

While there may be posted speed limits in a specific area, you're likely going to reduce your speed in order to prevent slipping and losing control of your vehicle. Stay in the right lane, and keep your…

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Winter Tire Options for Automobiles

The tires on a car play a vital role on the road. They control speed, precision, handling, and stopping power. Because basic tires operate differently on the road in the winter, many manufacturers make special tires specifically for ice and slush. To stay safe on snowy or icy highways, you should consider buying these tires if you only own regular tires. Your safety is important to us, which is why we developed this winter tire guide. It will help you select the best winter tires for your automobile.

There are two types of winter tires. You can pick a studded…

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Controlling Pet Hair in Your Vehicle Thanks to Some Simple Tips

If you like to grab your pets and take them for an afternoon drive once in a while, then you've probably been faced with having to clean the interior of your vehicle. Pet hair can get just about everywhere. It nestles into the cracks of your seats, it ends up on the floor and it can be found on your dashboard. Instead of driving around with this mess all the time, you can follow a few simple tips to help you control pet hair.

  • You can purchase a pet seat cover that will protect your interior from pet hair…
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Naturally Removing Vehicle Odors

When odors invade your vehicle, you can turn to a few different methods of cleaning the interior or using various products to remove the odors. For debris in your car that could be resulting in odd smells, a vacuum is usually sufficient. Try to remove dirt from even the smallest areas as items can get trapped that you can't see.

If there's cigarette smoke in your car, then you can use lemon juice on hard surfaces to remove the odor. Another option is to open the hood of your vehicle and spray air freshener in the ventilation system…

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Learning About Oversteer and Understeer

The casual driver might not think about anything beyond merely skidding, but there are plenty of different ways that your vehicle can shift a little on the road. Among the different things drivers will experience depending on the vehicle are oversteer and understeer. Knowing the difference is a good thing.

With understeer, the front wheels keep straight as opposed to turning with the steering wheel. This results in the vehicle not turning enough. Oversteer is when the back of the vehicle fishtails from behind the vehicle.

 

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Using The Best Tactic to Keep Your Vehicle Clean of Pet Hair

Sometimes, the best way to take care of an issue is to prevent the issue from occurring at all. This can be said about pet hair. When pet hair gets into the vehicle, it can be very hard to clean out. This is why prevention is a better tactic.

One of the ways that you can prevent a lot of buildup of pet hair in your vehicle is by brushing your pets hair before getting in the vehicle. Different brushes have a different ability to collect hair. Therefore, you want to find a brush that works well for your dog…

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Don't Worry About a Blown Tire

If your BMW tires ever puncture, rupture or fail for any reason, it may be possible to have them replaced at no charge. Replacement OEM and other tires that were installed on Feb. 1, 2018 or later generally qualify for such coverage. It is usually good for one year after the date on which they were installed.

To take advantage of this program, simply take the tire to a BMW tire center with your receipt and VIN number. The tire may be inspected to ensure that it is damaged beyond repair and that it is covered under the tire coverage…

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Now's the Time to Get the Carpool in Order

To help your household run smoothly, you can consider setting up a carpool so that you can spend less time in the car, away from what you really want to be doing. Successful carpools can go a long way in reducing the toll taken on parents and their vehicles.

After you've found a few parents to join forces with, set up a schedule. One driver could take a day, a week at a time, or even just one morning. The miles can really add up, so the littlest bit of help is still useful. Once the parents are squared…

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Spring has arrived. Here's what that means for your car

Your car is one of your most important assets, so make sure you take proper care of it during each season of the year. When it comes to spring, you have an incredible chance to have proper maintenance performed on your car.

Do you have regular oil changes? These are one of the most important things you can do to maintain your car's engine and interior. In addition to an oil change, your spring maintenance routine should also include tightening of hoses and belts, a tire rotation, and an air filter change. These services will work together to ensure…

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