BMW common repairs maintenance

Critical BMW Maintenance – The Five Repairs All Owners Should Perform

It should come as no surprise that many automobile publications rank BMW as the #1 most expensive vehicle brand to maintain. Determining what service...

Break something while repairing your BMW? Get over it.

As editor of the BMW Repair Guide, I am often overwhelmed with questions from our readers. And although it is not feasibly possible for...

BMW Lifter Tick: 7 Reasons Why Your Engine is Making a Ticking Noise

  What do you know about the infamous BMW lifter tick? The sound can be continuous or occasional and often occurs as a tapping, ticking,...

BMW E46 Headlight Removal – 1999-2005 3 Series Sedans/Touring

BMW E46 Headlight Removal - 15 Minutes Repair Summary This article gives detailed instructions on removing the headlights in a BMW E46 3 series vehicle. Even...

BMW E64 Convertible Lock Motor Repair- 2004-2010 6 Series

BMW E64 Convertible lock Motor Replacement - 2 Hours Repair Summary This article gives detailed instructions on replacing the convertible top locking motor (locks the folding...

BMW E61 Rear Shock Replacement – 2006-2010 5 Series Touring Wagon

BMW E61 Shock Replacement - 3 Hours Repair Summary This article gives detailed instructions on replacing the rear shock absorbers in a BMW E61 5 series...

BMW E60 Strut Replacement – 2004-2010 5 Series – Sedan/Touring wagon

BMW E60 Strut Replacement - 4 Hours Repair Summary This article gives detailed instructions on replacing the front struts in a 2004-2010 BMW 5 Series vehicle....

BMW N62 Air Pump Control Valve Replacement – V8 5,6,7 and X5 Series

BMW N62 Air Pump Control Valve Replacement - 5 Hours Repair Summary This article gives detailed instructions on replacing the air pump control valves in a...

BMW N62 Valley Pan Gasket Replacement – V8 5,6,7 and X5 Series

BMW N62 Valley Pan Gasket Replacement - 5 Hours Repair Summary This article gives detailed instructions on replacing the valley pan gasket in a BMW vehicle...

BMW N62 Intake Manifold Gasket Replacement – V8 5,6,7 and X5 Series

BMW N62 Intake Manifold Gasket Replacement - 4 Hours Repair Summary This article gives detailed instructions on replacing the intake manifold gaskets in a BMW vehicle...