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Tire Warning Signs

Most tires, if they are maintained, will last for around 50 to 60,000 miles. Some will wear down quicker than that. There are some signs that you can look out for that will let you know when it is time to get new tires for your vehicle.

When the tread on your tires is worn down close to or at the tread bar, you need to get a new set of tires. If you notice that there is cracking along the tire sidewall, that is one indication that you will need new tires. If you notice a screw, nail…

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Proper Tire Maintenance

It's important to perform regular checks on your vehicle, in order to prevent bigger problems further along. Checking the tires should be part of this routine maintenance, as having good tires means a safer drive. Tire pressure and tire wear can affect the safety and performance of your vehicle.

The tires should be inflated to the tire and vehicle's recommendations. This information can be found in the owner's manual and also on either the glove compartment door, the fuel door or the doorsill. Overinflated tires can cause the tire wear to concentrate in the center of the…

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Keep Your Gaskets in Good Shape

Gaskets are a critical component of your car's engine. They create an impenetrable seal to keep fluids, gasses, and other liquids from mixing or leaking. Though gaskets can last a long time, with use, they can fail and cause potentially serious damage to your engine. Learning to recognize signs of gasket problems can help you minimize any issues and possibly prevent more costly repairs.

Common signs you may have a problem with a gasket include

  1. White smoke coming from the tailpipe
  2. Foaming, bubbling, or gurgling in the radiator
  3. Oil mixing with coolant
  4. Low cylinder pressure
  5. Rapid pressure...
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Some Tell-Tale Signs Your Ignition Requires Servicing

Your ignition, also known as a starter, is one of the most important aspects of your vehicle. Without it, you are going nowhere fast. That is why we here at BMW of Northwest Arkansas of Bentonville, AR are here to give you two signs that your ignition may have going bad and needs to be serviced.

First, a malfunctioning solenoid could be the reason for the starter not working. The solenoid is what transmits electrical current to start the car. Second, if any smoke can be seen coming from the starter, you should seek the assistance of a dealer as…
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Tire Rotations Save You Time And Money

Have you ever wondered why we are always told to rotate our tires? That is why we here at BMW of Northwest Arkansas want to be sure that you know all the basics of tire rotations. Tires should be rotated because they do not wear at the same rate. Depending on your normal commute the front or back tires may wear more than the other, and thus you'll end up replacing the more worn tires more frequently. By rotating them, you'll be able to replace all four tires at the same time saving you both time and money…
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The Benefits of Scheduling Your BMW Service Appointment Online!

What are the benefits of scheduling your next service appointment with BMW of Northwest Arkansas online? Well, we all have busy lives with busy schedules, so we figure that anything that enhances your convenience is something worth doing. Here are just a few of the many benefits of utilizing our online scheduling tool!

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Discover BMW Service at Our Dealership

You might have experienced inconsistency with maintenance. You might not get the same experience every single time from other mechanics. Our BMW service center takes pride in offering consistency.

We are consistently excellent every time. We take steps to make that happen. Our technicians are highly trained with factory repairs. They are well versed with your vehicle make and model. They see your type of BMW SUV or luxury car every single day.

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Should You Get Your Tires Rotated More?

If you are not getting the tires on your vehicle rotated every other oil change, it might be time to get to the service center more often. Tires that wear unevenly can result in numerous problems for you and you BMW.
  • Properly rotated tires will not void the tire warranty because they will wear evenly.
  • If the tires are allowed to wear more evenly, they are in a better position to grip slick roads and keep you safe.
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How to Get Your BMW Ready for a Summer Road Trip


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Staying cool and prepared on your summer road trip is absolutely essential if you want to enjoy your vacation -- which, of course, you do. Along with packing a roadside assistance kit, backup map, and plenty of snacks, you'll want to ensure that your BMW is equipped for the open road. In today's post, we will share a few tips to keep you safe and prepared.

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Superior Materials Lead to Superior Service at BMW of Northwest Arkansas


You bought your new BMW because it offered the best performance, the best premium materials, and the best driving experience. If you want to preserve that, wouldn't you want to also make sure that you're getting the absolute best service and care for your luxury sports sedan, coupe, or SUV?

If you're taking your 3-series, 6-series, or X-series model to just any old garage or body shop, you're not getting it. Only at a genuine BMW service center can you take advantage of expert knowledge and quality OEM auto parts in Bentonville, AZ. But it's…

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