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Getting the Most Out of Standard Audio Systems in Your BMW

When you first get a BMW, one of the things that impress us is the factory-installed sound system. There are usually three ranges of complexity, but all three are Harmon Kardon systems that deliver excellent audio entertainment.

The three standard BMW audio systems range from a simple stereo Harmon Kardon system with no tweeters and no amplifier, to a Hi-Fi configuration of a Harmon Kardon system, to the premium sound system with woofers under the seats.

The YouTube channel, “What’s Your Forté,” has a wonderful guide to getting the most out of the sound settings of your Harmon Kardon system, no matter what configuration is operating inside your BMW.

BMW vehicles are known to have excellent sound qualities, but now we’re talking about more than just the stereo system. BMWs show their high level of quality in the sounds they make, including the purr of the engine and the sound of a closing car door. BMW means quality, and if you don’t hear good sounds coming from your BMW, you may need to bring it in for service and repair.

If your BMW (or MINI) vehicle is giving off sounds that don’t sound right, it could be a myriad of issues that could use attention. The auto mechanics of Brown Motor Works in Northeast Columbia have the skills, knowledge, and computer diagnostic tools to pinpoint those odd noises and repair them. 

Whether your engine is knocking, your brakes are squealing, you hear rattling inside the cabin, or you hear something else that isn’t right, we invite you to schedule an appointment with our auto repair team. We’ll give it a complete bumper-to-bumper inspection, let you know what we find, and, with your permission, fix it before it becomes a major issue. 

Call us at 803-636-8707, stop by our Brown Motor Works Northeast location at 520 Clemson Rd., Columbia, SC 29229, or schedule an appointment online. 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.


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