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What Is Stopping My BMW From Starting?

What Is Stopping My BMW From Starting?

We’ve all had the same frustration of not being able to start our BMW before. It usually happens at the worst times, like when you need to be at work or school. Most of the time, starting problems result from a worn-out or dead battery or failing alternator. Typically, you will need a professional’s knowledge and expertise to narrow it down between the two. The battery and alternator are two components that are a part of every BMW’s electrical system. Most people are familiar with what a vehicle battery looks like. It is responsible for holding electrical energy to start your car. The alternator is the part that recharges your car battery while the engine is on. It is responsible for powering many vehicle electronic accessories. Loose or corroded connections usually cause a dead battery. You can always try jumpstarting the battery, but if it continues to die, you’re better off letting it go. If your battery is damaged or deteriorated, then the best ... read more

Why Is My Jaguar Vehicle Vibrating Every Time I Brake?

Why Is My Jaguar Vehicle Vibrating Every Time I Brake?

If you are experiencing vibrations with your Jaguar every time you engage the brakes, this phenomenon is called brake shuddering. It can occur through the brake pedal and up to your steering wheel. Most of the time, this feeling is caused by excess friction in disc braking systems. Read on to learn more about how brake shudders occur and common culprits. Is There a Difference Between Brakes and Steering Wheel Vibrations? Brake shudders occur at higher speeds over low speeds. The vibrations can also range from minor to severe, depending on the nature of the problem. More importantly, you should never ignore this phenomenon if it occurs to you. When the vibrations are focused on the steering wheel, it can point to your front brakes. Whereas vibrations on the pedal, means it may be occurring in the rear brakes. 3 Common Explanations for Brake Shuddering in Jaguars Uneven Rotors Constant braking and being too hard are bad habits that can lead to uneven and warped brake rotors. When bra ... read more

Why Maintaining Your European Vehicle Is Important

Why Maintaining Your European Vehicle Is Important

If you own a car, specifically a premium, high-quality European vehicle, you want to maintain all its critical components so that they can run for many years to come. To have a long-lasting vehicle, make sure you perform regular maintenance on your car, SUV, or truck.   Most maintenance for European vehicles is the same as any other car. Auto maintenance can be broken down into two categories: preventative maintenance and factory scheduled maintenance. However, some of the maintenance items overlap.   Preventative maintenance is a term used for inspections and other services to protect against potential failures in the future. When you perform preventative maintenance on your European vehicle, you are being attentive and proactive towards protecting your car’s vital systems. An example of preventative may include checking your tire pressure and having your fluids topped off before a road trip   Factory scheduled maintenance is a schedule with a list of items ... read more

How to Best Care For Your BMW

How to Best Care For Your BMW

One should service a BMW vehicle after covering 7,500 miles or once a year. The due dates vary from one model of a BMW to another. Also, each BMW has a manual that provides more information on the schedule for servicing BMW. The manual helps users to track the last time the vehicle was serviced. Regular servicing of BMW is essential, and there is no harm in frequent or even making an early appointment to a service center. The following are the crucial parts that should be frequently checked to ensure that the BMW is best-taken care of. 1. Engine The engine is the first thing that should be frequently checked and taken for service. The BMW engine and other car engines are the heart of the car. Always check on the engine oil and adjust when necessary to avoid more significant problems with the car. Have the transmission of the BMW checked too. 2. Brakes Make a habit of self-inspecting the BMW vehicle before leaving parking by checking whether the brakes are in good condition. Health ... read more

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5 Common Land Rover Problems

5 Common Land Rover Problems

Land Rovers are a premium and luxurious SUV brand. They’re great vehicles and loved by many, even by famous celebrities. Just like any other car, Land Rovers have their fair share of mechanical issues. Some problems can arise even with proper car maintenance. Here are some of the common Land Rover problems we’ve had to fix at New Concept Auto Service. Oil Leaks - When you spend a lot of money on a Land Rover, the last thing you want is for it to leak oil. Oil changes may be cheap, but they add up over time. Many Land Rover owners face head gasket failures and heater core leaks as a result of poor maintenance habits. They can occur before the vehicle hits 60,000 miles. Sunroof Water Leaks - Sunroofs are nice, aesthetic accessories. However, they can have problems too. A common problem with Land Rovers is sunroof leaks, typically caused by clogged drains. Emergency Brake Problems - The e-brake, or parking brake, is an important component that should be engaged every time y ... read more

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Land Rover
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