bmw-servicing

BMW Inspection 1 Servicing

BMW Inspection 1 Servicing

120 point safety inspection as standard

1. Undercarriage

  • Change oil and oil filter
  • Check transmission for leaks
  • Check rear axle for leaks
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines and connections for leaks
  • Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system. Exam for leaks.
  • Check power steering for leaks. Check fluid level, add if necessary.
  • Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage and joint disc.
  • Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads using special tool. If replacement is necessary: Examine brake disk surfaces. Clean brake pad contact points in calipers. Grease wheel-centering hubs. Check thickness of parking brake linings only when replacing rear brake pads.
  • Check brake system connections and lines for leaks, damage and incorrect positioning.
  • Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust if necessary.
  • Check all tyre pressures (include spare). Correct if necessary.
  • Check condition of tires (outer surface (left/right)), tread wear and pattern; in case of uneven tread wear, readjust wheel alignment if requested.

2. Engine Compartment

  • Read out diagnostic system.
  • Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks. Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level. Add coolant if required.
  • Check level of brake/clutch fluid in reservoir. Add fluid if required.
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protections. Fill up and/or correct if required.
  • Check air conditioner for operation.
  • Reset service indicator.

3. Body/Electrical

  • Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required.
  • Perform battery load test.
  • Check lighting system, i.e.: headlights, foglights, parking, back-up, license plate, interior (including map reading lights), glove box, flashlight, illuminated makeup mirrors, luggage compartment/area lights.
  • Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.
  • Check all warning/indicator lights, check control.
  • Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer and flasher switch.
  • Check wipers and washer system(s); wiper blades, washer jet positions.
  • Check condition and function of safety belts.
  • Visually examine the SRS airbag units (driver and front passenger) for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations or accessories.
  • Check central locking/double lock.
  • Replace batteries for alarm remote controls in all master keys.
  • Oil hood, trunk and door hinges. Grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches. Check operation of all latches.
  • Replace microfilter. (Note: Reduce replacement interval in dusty operating conditions).
  • Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger.
  • Check rear view mirrors.

4. Final Inspection
Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission.