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Does Your Car Need a Wheel Alignment?

Wheel alignment and rotation is important maintenance that must be performed on your vehicle every year. If you notice that your car is pulling to the right or left, it could be that your car is overcompensating for a wheel being out of alignment. This can lead to poor fuel efficiency and lack of vehicle safety.

You may also notice that your tires have strange wear and tear in different areas. If you notice that some of your tires are more worn than others, then you could have a wheel out of alignment as well. It's a simple fix…

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Know the Primary Reasons Why an Engine Overheats

Maintaining the proper temperature of your car's engine is crucial to its safe, efficient operation. There are a number of possible, primary reasons why your engine may be overheating.

One of the reasons why your car engine may be overheating is because of a leak in the cooling system. Another reason why your engine may be overheating is blockage of some sort within the cooling system. Your engine may overheat because the water pump has failed. In the alternative, your engine may overheat because of the concentration of the coolant itself is not at an appropriate ratio.

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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

It’s easy to take for granted that your brakes are going to respond appropriately when you depress the brake pedal. When the opposite is true, perhaps a soft pedal, it’s time to have the system inspected. Improper pressure on your brake pedal is typically an indication that fluid isn’t traveling through the lines as it should. There are several possibilities for this situation.

One of them is that the lines have gotten air in them. That air is causing a bubble of resistance which won’t allow the fluid to flow. Sometimes, bleeding and refilling the lines…

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Avoid Costly Repairs with a Full Fuel Tank This Winter

It is important to keep your vehicle topped up or better yet-always full of gas. By just keeping your gas tank full at all times or at least most of the time you will avoid some major and costly car repairs. This simple step is well worth it. By keeping a full tank, you'll prolong the life of your fuel pump substantially as well.

You will also avoid having your gas lines from freezing up. If your gas lines freeze up your car will refuse to start and that is not a good scenario-especially in the middle of winter…

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Get the Problems with Your Vehicle Fixed

There are many different messages that you can get in your vehicle. Most of them are minor, but some are more serious and require professional attention. If you need to get your vehicle serviced, be sure to bring it to us here at BMW Seattle so we can take care of the problem.

Some examples of the messages you may get include a lamp are out signal, or there is an ESP fault. That means that there is a problem with your vehicle's traction control and you should get it looked at. If you get a message that indicates…

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Why You Need Winter Wiper Blades

Driving in winter weather conditions in Seattle, WA brings with it many special considerations. Good visibility is especially important for your safety. When it comes to keeping your windshield clear in winter, your regular wipers may not be enough.

Regular windshield wipers often freeze up and stop working in winter weather. The cold conditions can also cause regular wipers to start to leave annoying streaks across your windshield, and the rubber on the blades can become weak and tear easily. Regular wiper blades are not strong enough to remove snow and ice from your windshield.

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Finding Tires that Will Keep You Safe

The tires on your vehicle are very important when it comes to your safety, and you must purchase tires for your vehicle that are right for the conditions around you. You need to find tires that will keep you safe in all kinds of weather. At BMW Seattle, we're able to handle an assortment of needs with our inventory of replacement tires - all you need is know is what you're looking for!

If you are looking for tires that will keep you safe through deep snow, you should find winter tires. Studded tires can help you get through…

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BMW Seattle and Tedtalks Predict a Future Where Cars Can Talk


You get hit; you begin to panic, frantically check to see what if everyone is okay and think: "I didn't see that coming." We never see it coming because if we did, accidents wouldn't happen.  If you had known that a car was going to blow through a stop sign and hit you then you probably would have waited a few minutes before heading to the grocery store.

But what if we told…

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