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Is Your Transmission in Need of Service?

The transmission in your car is responsible for shifting gears and making sure the right amount of power goes to each wheel. You will notice signs of transmission trouble if you find a transmission fluid leak or if your car falls out of gear while driving. Transmission problems when your car is new are not common, and it's important to investigate further.

Transmission fluid is a reddish color. If you can smell burnt fluid when you get out of your car or the fluid is dark, your transmission is having problems. 

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Get Acquainted With the Limitations of Spare Tires

One important part of routine maintenance on your vehicle should include inspection of the spare tire. The only thing worse than being stranded on the road with a flat is not having a spare ready to replace it. A full-size spare is just like your regular tires. It’s what you need for an SUV or pickup truck. If you’re in a passenger car, however, you may opt for a full-size or a compact temporary spare.

The compact spare is designed as a smaller version of a regular tire. When you put it on your car in an emergency…

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Why Your BMW Vehicle’s Alignment Is Important

A car's steering components are the primary element of its safety. Without the ability to safely steer and to keep the car on the road in all conditions, a vehicle quickly becomes a serious safety risk.

Whenever your vehicle begins falling out of alignment, it is telling you that something is seriously wrong with its health.

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Does Your Car's Belts and Hoses Need Inspection?

The battery may be the main power source a vehicle uses to help get started, and the alternator is the part that helps recharge the battery as the vehicle is driven. However, there is a part just as important in the process that many never consider when something is going wrong with their car's starting system. That would be a part called the accessory drive belt.

Accessory drive belts help deliver power between different parts of the engine. In the case mentioned above, that would be between the alternator and battery itself. 

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Schedule Auto Service Online

Our service team is upfront with every customer. We love to help each customer from start to finish. The start is scheduling your next appointment. You can now schedule your appointment utilizing our online service scheduler at Momentum BMW!

You can use the friendly online version to pick your unique appointment time. You can select a time that works best for you. You don't have to call anymore. You can just make sure you visit our online service scheduler and pick from the available slots.

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Keep Your Gas Topped Off This Winter

Here at Momentum BMW, we have been getting more and more calls regarding what drivers can do to keep safe during the winter months in Houston, TX and when traveling beyond our relatively mild and comfortable borders. Our service technicians have told us that one of the easiest things drivers can do in the winter to keep their cars running properly is to keep their gas tanks full.

While it’s understandable to want to let your tank run low because of increased fuel costs in the winter, leaving your gas tank empty can increase the risk of condensation in…

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Get Your Auto Financing Approval Out of The Way First

There is a way for you to take care of the financing part of the auto-buying equation taken care of first, before you even make the trip to the dealership. Simply go to our Momentum BMW website where there is a form for you to input your basic information. Then our financing office will be back in touch with you very shortly. You will then know the amount of financing that will be available for you.

 

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How Important is Windshield Wiper Fluid?

Windshield wiper fluid performs an important function when it comes to road safety. Your visibility can be hindered severely when grime, debris and dead insects build up on your windshield. Keeping it clean so that you can clearly see what is in front of you is crucial. Here's why you should never leave this task to ordinary water, as presented by the Momentum BMW service professionals.

Water has a much higher freezing point than real windshield wiper fluid, which means it will no longer be able to remove dirt from the glass after it has turned to ice. 

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