Dr. Beemer Austin's Trusted BMW Mechanic
Inspection 1: Every 30,000 Miles. This inspection service is the smaller of the two recommended BMW services yet it ensures that your car is safe and mechanically sound. At a scheduled rate of every 6 oil changes, a few things need to be changed, but even more components need to be inspected as the heart of this inspection.
Oil and filter change
Engine air filter change
Air conditioning filter change
Check transmission, power steering, exhaust system, and fuel system for leaks
Examine brake system and fluid level, clean brake contact points, inspect disc surfaces and pad life
Check for play and wear in control arm bushings, steering tie rods, steering linkage, and axle joints
Check tire life, tread pattern, pressure, and balance
Check cooling system (hoses and coolant)
Electrical: Check BMW diagnostic computer for stored faults, perform battery load test, check all lights, signals, windshield washer system, and reset computer
Perform road test for brakes, suspension, steering, acceleration, and transmission performance
Inspection 2: Every 60,000 Miles. This service includes everything featured in the inspection 1 plus the replacement of a few additional components that wear out after 60,000 miles.
Inspection 1 service
Fuel filter replacement
Spark plugs replacement
Differencial fluid replacement, additionally transmission fluid (if manual)
Pre-purchase inspection. Prior to purchasing a used BMW, have us perform a pre-purchase inspection to ensure the car's mechanical functionality, cosmetics, and safety.