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February is the month of love, black history month, and the beginning of tax season. Thinking frugally is sometimes seen as cheap, but we know that's not necessarily true. Being frugal can lead to saving money for a rainy day or even your BMW.
Why would you want to wait till the last minute to do your taxes when you can get ahead of the curve and start the year off strong!
If you get a tax return of any kind, your BMW could use the extra love that your tax return can bring. We always recommend you upkeep your BMW to have the best return on your investment.
Preventative maintenance is the key to keeping your BMW in tip-top shape. What things should you look out for as your BMW ages?
Faulty Coolant Systems: Your BMW's coolant system is important because it keeps the engine at an optimum temperature that prevents it from overheating. BMW is known to have faulty coolant systems, so you must get your vehicle's coolant system checked, especially when you get between 80,000 and 120,000 miles.
Leaky Oil Filter Gasket: The oil filter gasket on BMW is also known for being faulty. Having less oil in the engine caused by a leaky oil filter gasket increases your car's wear and tear, and it might lead to more significant issues, too. We recommend getting this checked as it is way cheaper to fix it in the long run.
Dead or Dying Batteries: BMW cars reportedly have problems with dead batteries. One way you might have a dead or dying battery on your hands is if your BMW is if you can't unlock it. This is due to BMW's having what's known as a central locking system that runs off the battery. Luckily, by having your car serviced regularly, you have a much less likely chance of this happening to your BMW!
We hope you can see how preventative maintenance is the way to go. Your BMW could use your tax return money to save it from future issues, which we want for your BMW at Brown Motor Works.
When your BMW needs preventative maintenance, an inspection, or an auto repair, we have you covered! Give our friendly staff a call or stop in, and we will get your BMW in the best shape it can be. Brown Motor Works Northeast is located at 520 Clemson Rd., Columbia, SC 29229, or schedule an appointment online. And don't forget to Like us on Facebook for news and updates. We specialize in BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Mini Coopers, so you can feel confident your vehicle is in good hands with our highly skilled technicians.