Santee Auto Repair

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(619) 596-9999
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Santee BMW Repair and Service

Located less than a mile from the Mission Gorge Road exit in Santee, CA is your one-stop BMW Service San Diego repair shop for all your BMW service needs. Import Auto Service is a family-owned business that provides a full range of auto repairs, including major valve jobs, engine replacements, and transmission replacement. We specialize in servicing cars of European and Asian makes, including BMWs of all years and models.

The most important part of car servicing is diagnostics. Regardless of the year and model of your BMW, accurately assessing and determining the issue will not only ensure quality service, but will also extend the longevity of your vehicle. It is important to find BMW mechanics in San Diego who are not only experienced but are also familiar with technology. You should have a trusted auto mechanic on-call in San Diego, and Import Auto Service is here to help with all of your BMW needs.

Common issues to look for in your BMW include the following

  • Valve cover gasket leaks (burning smell or oil drips)
  • Expansion tank leak resulting in coolant loss
  • Worn bushings on front suspension
  • Failed window regulator (side door window not working)
  • Blower final stage fan resistor failure
  • Water pump develops coolant leak

General maintenance tips for your BMW

  • Regularly change oil and air filter (every 3-4k miles for regular oil, every 5-8k miles for synthetic)
  • Rotate your tires every 5-8k miles
  • Check tire pressure
  • Check belts every 25k miles
  • Replace timing belt every 100k miles
  • Check battery terminals
  • Regularly check and top off fluids
  • Flush cooling system once per year
  • Check brake pads and rotors regularly
  • Replace fluid and bleed brake system once per year

Benefits of regular maintenance

  • Lower maintenance costs over time
  • Better gas mileage
  • Increase resale value (be sure to document all services)

At Import Auto Service, we believe in a strong, committed relationship with our customers and in always providing superior service to our San Diego auto family. To make an appointment, simply fill out our online request form or give us a call, and we’ll take care of the rest!

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