Category Archive: BMW

  1. August 28, 2019

    How Do I Tell if I Have Carbon Build Up in my Engine?

    If you are not sure what carbon build up is then you should go read this article first.  It is a big issue on the directed engines that are so prevalent now, and cleaning of this carbon needs to be considered as part of your normal vehicle maintenance routine. The advantages of a carbon clean, […]

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  2. March 21, 2019

    Now Offering Dinan Tuning Products

    Alex’s Autohaus is proud to announce that we are now offering Dinan tuning products to enhance the performance of your BMW, Mini or Mercedes. Give us a call at (801) 566-6115 to see how Dinan performance products can improve your driving experience.

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  3. March 8, 2019

    What’s New With the BMW B58 Engine Compared to the N54/N55

    BMW’s latest engine release is designated as the B58 engine in the 6-cylinder version.  The new B-Series platform is designed to work in 3-, 4- and 6-cylinder variants.  The B58 engine will replace the N55 engine throughout their vehicle lineup.  Let’s examine what is new with the BMW B58 engine and what the differences are […]

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  4. January 31, 2019

    What’s the Difference Between the N54 and N55

    So, you’ve been sitting around wondering what are the differences between the BMW N54 and N55 engines.  Well, I am happy to say that together we can look at what changed between these two engines.  I won’t cover everything, but the major differences and what that means to you. What has remained the same Displacement […]

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  5. October 27, 2016

    What the Check Engine Light can mean on your European Car

    The check engine light can be a scary sight – but don’t fret as the cause is not always a serious problem. Many BMWs, Porsche, Mercedes and other newer vehicles will turn on the check engine light for something as simple as a loose gas cap. So the first thing you should check is that […]

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  6. September 17, 2016
  7. August 31, 2016

    BMW’s and Audi’s Direct Injected Engines: The Issue of Carbon Buildup

    BMW and Audi owners should beware of a specific engine issue. Over the last several years, the auto industry has made the transition from port fuel delivery to direct injected engines, but that has come with it’s own issues, particularly with carbon build up.  Direct injection is when a controlled amount of fuel is precisely sprayed […]

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  8. August 12, 2016

    What to Know About BMW Valve Stem Leaks

    BMW Service in Salt Lake City and Park City Utah: BMW owners need to be aware of a complicated and inevitable problem.  With time, the valve stems of BMWs harden, creating an unsuccessful seal with the stem that eventually causes leakage.  This results in smoking and excessive oil consumption, along with decreased life of the catalytic […]

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  9. December 12, 2013

    New M3 Specs Announced

    BMW just announced the specs and details for the 2015 M3 to arrive in showrooms in early Summer 2014. Utilize a 3.0L turbocharged inline-six engine making 425 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque 176 lbs lighter and 25% more fuel efficient than the previous M3 0-6 mps in 4.1 seconds with 6-speed manual transmission, 3.9 […]

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  10. July 9, 2013

    Walnut Shell Blasting

    Is your BMW, Mini or Audi running rough and down on power even though there is no check engine light and you have taken care of all your recommended maintenance?  If so, you may need a walnut shell blasting decarbon service. First off the “Why” your car is having issues.  Modern engines often use a […]

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