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Car Electrical

charging system
The modern charging system hasn't changed much in over 40 years. We're going to break this down into pretty basic concepts to just make sure we understand that's happening in our car. The purpose of the battery is to act as a storage location for voltage. All… Read more
battery
A car battery is a rechargeable cell in the SLI (starting-lighting-ignition) variety of batteries. They are also in the lead acid family of batteries. The high power output of a car battery is necessary to supply a high current draw needed for the engine… Read more
battery
If you find yourself in the uncomfortable situation of needing a jump start, below is a set of "how-to" instructions. Even though your car is a BMW or MINI, it can be jumped if needed by someone who knows what they are doing. It does take a little safety… Read more
check engine lights
As our vehicles get more sophisticated, it seems as if car manufacturers put more and more warning indicators on our dashes. Soon, it can seem overwhelming and hard to keep up with what they all mean. In this article we'll focus on a few of the more common… Read more

Car Maintenance

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November is Car Winterizing Month If you live in a climate that sees extensive rain or snow and cold temperatures, you need to consider Winterizing your vehicle. This is a series of steps that are designed to make driving safer for your family during these… Read more
fire
With forest fires being a constant possibility, preparedness is vital. It’s important to have your cabin air filter inspected and changed regularly by Adam’s AutoWerks, a good rule of thumb is to change your filter during every other oil change! This… Read more
Fall Vehicle Maintenance
An inspection of your vehicle during fall months will go a long way toward ensuring safety and dependability when temperatures drop, and severe winter weather strikes. A routine maintenance program also makes financial sense, extending useful vehicle life and… Read more
Checklist
School is back in session, that means carpooling is a big deal, follow this check-list for an easy school year! Check lights and wipers for visibility. With shorter days and inclement weather ahead, make sure lights and wipers function properly so that you… Read more
brake fluid test
Water contamination will drastically reduce the boiling point of your BMW's brake fluid and eventually destroy the brake hydraulic components. Once brake fluid begins to boil, the result is brake fade which translates into not stopping your vehicle! A high… Read more
oil sludge
We often hear reports in the news or internet about the "3000 mile oil change myth" or about how businesses who are trying to sell premature oil services. An oil change prevents engine oil sludge build up. The first sign of oil sludge often appears under the… Read more
coolant
In East Texas where we can experience a wide range of temperature changes through the year, most Coolant manufactures offer a engine coolant that is a 50/50 mixture. BMW 'Blue Coolant' is a highly concentrated antifreeze - coolant that must be mixed and added… Read more
motor oil
In January 2015 BMW introduced a new line of fully synthetic engine oil applicable to all BMW gas engines. The Twin Power Turbo 5W-30 & 10W-60 engine oil (Engineered for M Powered Cars) has improved viscosity and temperature performance which results in… Read more

Service Reminders

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