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Trust Thompson BMW for BMW Service and Maintenance

Thompson BMW is proud to offer drivers in Doylestown quality BMW service and maintenance. When it is time to service your BMW model, you can trust our trained service technicians to do the job right. Many types of BMW service can even be done while you wait.

Common types of BMW service and maintenance include oil changes, tire rotation, battery service, and fuel system service. It is very important that you maintain a regular schedule of service for your BMW. Failing to do so can have a negative impact on performance.

 

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Find Out About BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage

Here at Thompson BMW, we want to make certain that our customers are aware of the many perks owning a BMW in Doylestown has to offer. If you've purchased qualified BMW tires, then they may be covered under BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage. Read on to find out more about BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage.

BMW original equipment tires, original equipment alternative tires, secondary plus tires, and winter tires that were bought on or after February 1, 2018, are covered under BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage. This includes wheel and tire coverage. 

 

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A Brake Pedal Requires Repairing

When your car pulls to the side while driving, don’t dismiss anything. The steering wheel, wheels, and even the brake pedal may be the cause. The brake pedal might not be the first auto part that raises concerns, but it could be the culprit. And you don’t want to continue driving with a problematic brake pedal.

Does the brake pedal offer weak resistance? A “soft” brake pedal likely has something wrong with it and deserves an inspection. Grinding and squealing noises usually lead drivers to get a brake inspection. Don’t ignore issues with a weak brake pedal…

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Common Myths About Motor Oil

It is critical that you have clean motor oil in your engine at all times. However, it generally doesn't matter what type of oil that you use, and it is safe to switch between synthetic and conventional products. While conventional wisdom says that you have to change your cars oil every 3,000 miles, this isn't necessarily the case.

Generally speaking, you can get away with changing the oil every 5,000 to 7,500 miles depending on the type of car that you drive. Typically, synthetic oil will last for closer to 7,500 miles while conventional…

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The Different Types of Car Wax

If you're looking for some products to keep your vehicle glossy and protected, car wax is a great investment. For a small amount of money, you can purchase a product that will last for approximately four months once applied. In addition to your clear coat, you'll have this extra layer of protection from the outside elements. Not sure what type to buy? Here's a few different ones.

Cleaner Plus Wax
This is an all-in-one product that will help remove impurities from the surface of your vehicle, while leaving behind a glossy finish. They're generally pretty easy…

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How To Make The Most Of Your Roof Rack When Traveling

If you own a roof rack, you can haul all of your essentials without taking up interior space. This popular accessory allows passengers to stretch out comfortably by providing reliable and secure storage at the vehicle exterior. At Thompson BMW, we're eager to help Doylestown motorists get the most value from these incredibly helpful features.

Take A Look At The Included Literature

Before installing or using any new roof rack, be sure to read the owner's instructions. 
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Driving Safely In The Rain: You Can Do It

Driving in the rain, how do you feel about it? It is understandable to be worried about taking part in this because it can be so dangerous in many circumstances. People who don’t know how to control their vehicles in the rain can end up in accidents pretty easily.

There are some tricks available to those who wish to drive safely even in the rain. For example, slowing down the rate of speed that you drive out in the rain makes perfect sense. You should also distance yourself from other drivers on the road to allow for as much…

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Necessary BMW Service and Maintenance Tasks

If you're the proud owner of a BMW, there are some important service items that you should have taken care of periodically. This maintenance will help keep your vehicle running for many more years to come. We here at Thompson BMW have compiled a list of things to plan for.

  • Routine oil changes occur once every six months to twelve months. These oil changes will depend how often you drive your vehicle and the specific model. Check with us for more information.
  • Have your tires rotated and inspected periodically. 
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Knowing Different Types of Winter Tires

With the winter months lasting so long, it’s important to have good winter tires on your car. Our professionals at Thompson BMW are eager to show you our supply of tires and help you choose the best tires for your car. We also want to help you understand the different types of winter tires.

The choice of using studded, studless or winter performance tires all depends on the type of traveling you do and the type of road conditions you’ll be doing most of your driving. Studded tires work best in deep snow but not go good on…

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Be Prepared With These Winter Car Care Tips

Our car experts here at Thompson BMW share a goal to help drivers stay safe on the road. During the winter, it's vital that you prepare your vehicle for freezing temperatures, heavy snow, and icy roads. Here are a few ways that you can get your vehicle ready for winter driving.

Have your fluids checked before it gets cold. Before winter sets in, be sure that your vehicle's coolant isn't too low and there aren't any leaks. Many service technicians suggest that drivers use a 50/50-mix of water and coolant. Your washer fluid should be…

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