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What is included in a fluid level check?

During a free fluid level check our mechanics will check all fluid reservoirs, including engine oil, brake fluid and windscreen washer fluid. They will advise which, if any, fluids need to be topped up or changed.

How do I know if my car fluids are low?

Some common signs that your car fluids may need replacing are:

  • Burning oil smell in and around your car

  • Strange noises

  • Weaker engine performance

  • Overheating engine

  • ABS comes on

  • Engine warning light illuminates

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Hey Fixter, how long do car fluids last?

Different car fluids will last for varying amounts of time, therefore it's very important to check the fluids in your vehicle roughly every 4-6 months. Low or used up fluids can lead to serious and expensive engine damage.

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Want to learn more about BMW free fluid check?

What is included in a fluid level check?

During a free fluid level check our mechanics will check all fluid reservoirs, including engine oil, brake fluid and windscreen washer fluid. They will advise which, if any, fluids need to be topped up or changed and can also give advice on which brands of oil or fluid they would recommend for your vehicle. If you desire, they can then provide a quote for any fluid top-ups, replacements or flushes required.

BMW

BMW AG is a German automobile and motorcycle manufacturer that was established over 100 years ago in March 1916. They also own Mini and Rolls Royce, after taking over the two British marques in 2000 and 1998 respectively.

BMW makes luxury vehicles and is possibly most famous for its sports saloon models. In 2018, BMW had 1.9m vehicles on the roads in the UK, a number that has been steadily increasing each year for the past decade.

As one of the ‘big 3’ German marques, along with Audi and Mercedes, BMW carries a strong reputation for making high-quality stylish vehicles, and have captured a large section of the UK market.

Luxury family and business models for every driver

Probably most popular for the 3 Series and 5 Series saloon models, BMW has got every possible angle covered for the more discerning drivers.

The full range includes everything from the 1 Series city car to the full-size saloons and sports coupes of the 7 and 8 Series models.

To provide everything you’d ever need for family motoring there’s a seven-seat MPV, their range of X model SUVs, and since 2014, the introduction of their plug-in electric i models. Top it all off with their M model high-performance supercars, the Z4 convertible and the i8 Roadster—and you’ve got the full package.

BMW: High performance on and off the track

BMW has a successful history in a range of motorsports.

They have been significant performers in touring car racing and rally driving, enjoyed success in Formula One with the BMW Sauber team, and BMW cars have been regular competitors and winners at Le Mans since the race’s early years.

BMW’s reliability and reputation

BMW ranked 16th place out of 30 car brands in the What Car? Reliability Survey in 2018. BMW hasn’t always had the best reputation for reliability but to rank alongside marques such as Honda, Volkswagen and Fiat they’re holding their own alongside plenty of the other big names.

What do the fluids in my car do?

Maintaining the fluid levels play a huge role in almost every function of your car - including fuel economy and longevity. Some of the fluids, such as engine oil, must remain at a good level for the proper functioning of your engine. Failing to keep an eye on your car’s fluids could spell disaster and an expensive repair bill down the line!

How do I know if my car fluids are low?

Some common signs that your car fluids may need replacing are:

  • Burning oil smell in and around your car

  • Strange noises

  • Weaker engine performance

  • Overheating engine

  • ABS comes on

  • Engine warning light illuminates

How long do car fluids last?

Different car fluids will last for varying amounts of time, therefore it's very important to check the fluids in your vehicle roughly every 4-6 months. Low or used up fluids can lead to serious and expensive engine damage. Having certain fluids in your car, such as windscreen wiper fluid, is a legal requirement in the UK.

Can I drive with low fluids?

When some fluids are low you should avoid driving your car. For example, driving with little or no engine oil can result in a seized engine, which is very expensive to fix! Topping up your car fluids is part of good car maintenance and ensures the healthy functioning of your car. In the UK, it’s the law that some fluids, such as windscreen wiper fluid, must remain topped up at all times. So book your free fluids check now to avoid a dirty windscreen and unexpected fines!

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