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Fix Your Suspension Before Your Next Big Adventure

You have a trip planned and you are eager to go off on that adventure. Your vehicle has to be in good condition before you head out of Visalia, CA. It is important for your suspension to be in good shape so that you can stay in control of your vehicle and have a smooth driving experience.

If you notice that your vehicle is bumpier than it used to be as you drive down the road, you might be faced with a suspension issue. You should have that issue fixed before you attempt to head off on a trip of…

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Quiet the Noise With Brake Service

Your brakes help you slow your vehicle down and bring it to a stop. They help you keep in control of your car. If your car's brakes are not working, you will be in trouble and you will have no way of keeping yourself safe. If you notice that your brakes make a lot of noise when you press on them, there is a chance that they could be in need of help. You may choose to replace your brakes or repair them. You should bring your vehicle in to be serviced so that you do not end up…

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Are Your Car Tires Dangerous?

The only time the majority of drivers ever check the tires on the car is when they go flat. Most of the year the tires are neglected, and this could be costing you more than money each year. These are a few of the things that our BMW service team here in Visalia want you to consider so that you can have a safer ride and save money too.

The reason for wearing patches in the tread could be the alignment or the tires not being rotated enough. Either way, if they wear too fast, then need to be replaced…

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Protect Motorists by Obeying Move Over Law

As we all know, being a first responder to the scene of an accident can be a very dangerous job, and in today's busy and tech-distracted society, it is not getting any easier. However, there are things we can do as private citizens to make their job a little bit safer on the roads of Visalia, CA and beyond.

If you have been driving for any length of time, you have more than likely seen police officers on a traffic stop. The traffic stop is dangerous by itself depending on the reason for the stop, but imagine the dangers…

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How Horsepower Works & What It Means

We have all heard the term horsepower used to try and tell us how powerful an engine is but do we really know what this word means or even where it came from? The origins of this term goes back to the 18th century when a Scottish inventor, chemist and mechanical engineer named James Watt wanted to find a way to tell people how powerful steam engines were.

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Why Drivers Love Our Online Service Scheduler

Maintaining a car service is usually easier said than done. For most car owners, servicing is done when their vehicle has an issue. This is not the ideal way to go about car maintenance. However, at BMW of Visalia we understand that sometimes a busy schedule may interfere with your car service. This is why we have an online car schedule to make it convenient for you.

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How Important Are Your Car’s Headlights?

One of the things considered when purchasing a vehicle is its maintenance and costs. While a majority of new car owners consider maintenance as fuel expenses, insurance premium costs, mechanic costs, parking fees, and other charges, headlight maintenance is rarely pictured or included.

 

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Plan Your Road Trip With Tips From BMW of Visalia

With the holiday season approaching, it just might be a great time for a road trip. Whether it's "to grandmother's house you go," or maybe to visit old time friends, these pre-trip tips will get you "over the river and through the woods" without fail.

The skilled technicians at BMW of Visalia right here in sunny Visalia, CA will be glad to assist you in any maintenance or repairs you may need to ensure a safe and happy journey. Prior to the trip, be certain to check the following items:

  • Tire pressure, tread and alignment
  • Gauges 
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Tire Tread Is A Must

We all know what tires are, and most of us know how important they are. However, not everybody understands how tires’ tread works, or when to replace tires.

Although mud and winter tires can be deeper, the average car’s tires come equipped with 10/32 inches of tread. That can be worn down to under 4/32 inches of tread in just a few months’ time, if not sooner. This is why replacing tires regularly can be integral to your vehicle.

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Get on The Path to Success and Get Your Auto Loan Pre-Qualified

We here at the BMW of Visalia strive to help our customers with a better buying experience, so we have initiated an online financing pre-qualification process. All you have to do is go to our dealer website, and you will find a form to fill out to begin this process. The form only takes a few minutes to complete, and you will receive your results in a short period of time.

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