14 Apr, 2015

Washer Solvent Warning Light Sensors and Rain X Deicer

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Low Washer Fluid Warning Low Washer Fluid Warning

The Problem
Have you experienced a washer low level light that seems to stay on all the time, or worse yet, doesn’t come on at all, even when the fluid is low or empty? This is something we are seeing more and more often, now that the New England snows have finally left us, problems with the fluid level sensors in customer car’s washer solvent bottles. The problem seems to occur across the car lines we service, and doesn’t seem to matter what kind of car, we’ve […]

13 Apr, 2015

BMW X3 Engine Oil Pan Leaks – The Tao Of Repair and Satisfaction

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The Tao
With Atlantic Motorcar’s BMW service team – The word “Tao” is a Chinese concept signifying ‘way’, ‘path’, ‘route’, or sometimes more loosely, ‘doctrine’ or ‘principle’. We’re happy to share information on BMW service, because we know an informed customer is a happy customer, and freely share with other shops as “a rising tide lifts all boats”.

We  title this such to illustrate a point, yes, this is not a simple repair, yes, but one, if done correctly, will last another 100,000 miles. That’s our goal with BMW, and other autos here, fix it right the first time, and prevent problems from happening in the […]

9 Apr, 2015

BMW – Old School – 2002 Model – Carburetor

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Old School – Can you guess what this device is?

We did some old school work today on a BMW 2002 carburetor. No, not the 2002 model year, but actual 2002 model, from the 1970s, the decade of bell bottom jeans, disco balls, tie die, and big chrome bumpers. Maybe 8 track tapes too, or was that cassette tapes?

No computers here, nor electronics needed as we cleaned, kitted and serviced. Actually had to break out my old jet cleaning and measuring kit from nearly 20 years ago, never thought it would see the light of day again.

You’ll notice the corrosion inside the float bowl from years of sitting, we were […]