Nothing is worst than having no heat on a cold winter day. Worst yet, when a heater core fails, engine coolant may leak inside the car as the heater core is located behind the dash. This is nothing the Geniuses at Orion can’t fix.
The balance shafts found on M272 motors are susceptible to wear in the gear which can lead to timing issues with these motors. The repair involves removing the complete engine from vehicle to disassemble.
A/C systems are typically closed loop systems, meaning they are generally maintenance-free unless a leak occurs. Such was the case with this 2007 MB E350. After pinpointing leak coming from evaporator, the inevitable would have to happen. Complete tear down of the dash to access the evaporator.
Programming software on BMWs is quickly evolving into a routinely, everyday occurrence. From minor repairs, to retrofits such as installing higher capacity batteries, to correcting a harsh transmission downshifts. Many repairs now involve some kind of coding and programming to be able to properly complete.
Maintenance is extremely important for the life of any car. BMWs are no exception. Extended oil change intervals and low-grade fuels can over time damage vital internal engine components. The N62TU motors are prone to worn exhaust valve guides if not taken care of properly. A very costly repair that can be avoided with an aggressive, preventive maintenance plan.
The N62 coolant pipe leak is a well know problem with these engines. A repair that can cost thousands of dollars at the dealer. Thankfully, a less costly, and more reliable alternative is available. One that involves installing a collapsible aluminum pipe. This 2004 BMW 745i came into our shop with the coolant level warning […]
This 500hp beast came in with a charging system fault. After diagnosis with our BMW software, it was determined the alternator had failed. Battery light coming on as you’re cruising down the road on a 500hp BMW is never a good thing. Such was the case with this 2007 M6. After diagnosis, it was determined […]
Power window regulators fail on many cars. On E65 BMWs, many times it is accompanied by the window losing its initialization. Power window regulators can fail for many reasons, on many cars. On BMWs, the window may suddenly fall down (common on E46), may begin to make noise as it goes up and down, or […]
Do you drive a BMW 7-series E65/66/67/68 and the parking brake malfunction has suddenly come on? Chances are your parking brake motor has failed. But wait…this is where we come in. The dealer will want to replace the complete parking brake motor at an astronomical cost, when the problem is fact the plastic gears inside the motor. These gears tend to break over time. Good news…there’s a kit available…at a much lesser price!
E46 BMWs suffer from an apparent design flaw with the sunroof shade. If yours hasn’t broken, chances are it probably will.