Why An Oil Filter Housing Leak On A BMW Engine Shouldn’t Be Ignored

What Happens Oil leaks on any engine are both a nuisance and fact of life but few can cause damage like the BMW oil filter housing gasket. I haven't seen too many higher mileage BMWs that don't have some kind of oil leak that goes without repair. The N 54 and series of engines have been excellent, and very durable, once the oil leaks are handled. However, they are not engines that do well when the oil leaks are not promptly and professionally addressed. If there's one oil leak on these engines that is critical to address, it's the oil filter housing gasket. This [...]

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Volvo Trailing Arm (Rear Control Arm) Bushings – The Correct Repair

The Problem We often come across 2008-20015 Volvos that come with for concerns of excessive tire wear, or "loose handling" issues. Often the customer has been at other shops and paid for multiple parts, repairs or alignments in an attempt to correct the issue. Yet it remains, and the car is then referred to our facility for evaluation. What Happens Almost invariably we find that the rear trailing arm bushings, a rubber and steel mount, and the only part that secures and locates a critical part of the rear suspension system to the body (attaching to the hub where the wheel [...]

By | December 8th, 2019|Case Studies|Comments Off on Volvo Trailing Arm (Rear Control Arm) Bushings – The Correct Repair