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Mini Cooper Intake Valves

Carbon Build-up   Over the past few months we’ve seen a fluctuation of clients experiencing problems with their Mini Coopers due to carbon build-up in the intake valves. The cars that have this problem exhibit a range of symptoms from a rough idle or misfire condition to a check engine light. Though this problem can

Easier Maintenance: Imports or Domestics?

Ah, the classic debate of import versus domestic. This on-going debate never seems to have a clear conclusion (and honestly, we probably won’t see it) on which one is better. On this “episode” of the rivalry, we will tackle the pros and cons of each vehicle’s maintenance with a focus on convenience, reliability, and cost.

3 Common Land Rover Problems (And How to Avoid Them)

A Land Rover is an adventurer’s dream ride. With the perfect mix of luxury and versatility, this brand is one of the most pristine in the world. But as we all know, with great power comes great responsibility. Land Rovers are known to have common problems because of how uniquely they are made, and how

BMW Valve Stem Seals- Is your BMW smoking?

BMW Valve Stem Seals Is your BMW V8 burning oil? Is your BMW smoking? Many BMW drivers that own a 545i, 550i, 645i, 650i, 745i, 745li, 750i, 750li, X5 made between ’03-’08, or any BMW with the V8 N62 engine, experience smoke coming from the exhaust tail-pipe, making their car look like the chimney of an

Three Tips on Winter Driving Preparedness from Union Line Garage

Yeah, we know – the leaves haven’t fallen yet, you don’t know what you’ll be for Halloween, and your Thanksgiving turkey is still grazing in a field somewhere, so why are we talking about winter? It’s because early Autumn is the perfect time to begin preparing your vehicle for winter driving. Starting now ensures that