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Car Detailing Tips

Detailing a car may seem an easy task, but it may be daunting. The outcome is not always as expected- shinny, clean, sparkling car. Try these tips out and see the tremendous changes they bring:

 

  1. Drying windscreen and windows into two directions – try wiping the exterior of these panes in one direction and interior in the opposite direction. It helps in eliminating streaks on the panes mainly observed after drying them.
  2. Use polish, not wax, to remove swirl marks- covering scratches on your car is best done by polish, not wax as imagined by many.
  3. Use static electricity to clean…
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How to Clean Your Car's Engine

You will need to pick the right day to clean the engine of your car. It is best to clean the engine when the humidity is low, and the weather is warm. Allow the engine to cool before you clean the engine. The car needs to sit for at least 15 minutes. You will then need to remove the battery. Cover the sensitive components, such as the engine control unit, ignition wires and battery with a plastic bag.

You can use a household degreaser to clean the engine. You can cover the entire engine compartment with degreaser. After that, you…

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Prevent Hydroplaning in Milford with These Tips

When it starts to rain, a new hazard presents itself on the roads of Milford. In order to prevent hydroplaning, there are a few steps to take. At i.g. Burton BMW, we want to share them with you so that the whole community can all be safer.

The first thing to do is reduce your speed. Going just five to ten miles per hour less than the speed limit can make a big difference in the amount of traction you are getting. You will want to avoid sharp steering, sudden braking, and pressing the accelerator too hard.

 

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BMW Service & Maintenance Overview

A BMW is designed to give you the optimal driving experience. When you purchase a BMW, you will get a comprehensive maintenance plan. The ultimate care program will cover your brakes, clutch and wipers. The technician will also change your oil when necessary. If there are parts that need to be replaced, then the dealer will replace them with the original ones. It is important to keep up with basic maintenance because there are many benefits that can be reaped.

Your car will be less likely to break down. This can help you save time and frustration. 

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Find Out About the BMW Tire Road Hazard Program at i.g. Burton BMW

Are you a Milford driver who recently purchased tires at a BMW Tire Center? Did you know that your tires may be eligible for replacement coverage under the BMW Tire Road Hazard Program? This program replaces tires that are damaged on locally- or state-maintained roads due to common road hazards.

A road hazard causes tire failure from puncturing, impact breakage, or bruising. Potholes and nails are a few examples of road hazards that are covered under the BMW Road Hazard Tire Coverage Program.

If your tires are covered under 

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Why your tire pressure and tread are important

Your tires are a key component of your automobile, and we here at i.g. Burton BMW want you to know how to properly care for them. Two aspects of your tires that are very important are the tread and tire pressure. Here are some key points to pay attention to when it comes to properly maintaining your tires.

Keeping your tires properly inflated is important for a couple of reasons. Tires that have the right amount of air, not too much or too little, are less likely to blow out when you are driving. Proper tire pressure also helps…

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Fuel Injector Cleanings and Other Service Helps a Car

If something seems "off" with your vehicles fuel system, the problem could be dirty and clogged injectors. Although the owner's manual may suggest cleaning them at set mileage or time intervals, some drivers might overlook doing so. Requesting a thorough, multi-faceted cleaning and inspection could address problems with the fuel economy, emissions, and performance troubles. Cleaning the fuel injectors represents relatively easy maintenance a skilled technician could perform.

A technician may also inspect the fuel lines and look for potential fuel pump issues. 

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What Is Car Wax?

Car wax is designed to protect your cars paint job. It can protect your car from intense heat, UV rays, moisture and pollutants. Car wax will also help prevent damage that is caused by the oxidation process. There are three types of wax, natural car wax, finishing wax and cleaner wax.

Natural wax is made out of a naturally occurring wax, such as beeswax or carnauba wax. A cleaner wax contains chemicals and abrasive. This type of wax that is designed to clean the paint. The finishing wax does not have any ability to clean. It is designed to be…

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Braking Issues Are Risky Business

One of the best ways to put yourself and others at risk is by driving a vehicle that has a faulty braking system. While it can be easy to ignore the signs of bad brakes, you'll likely wish you hadn't if the unthinkable ever happens. Rather than take the risk, why not be proactive? Here are a few ways to tell if your brakes are in need of inspection:

  • Pulling- When you apply your brake, do you notice your vehicle pulling strongly to the right or left? If so, you likely will need to take your car to…
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Driving in the Rain Safely

Driving safely in the rain or on wet roads can be a tricky situation. Our team at i.g. Burton BMW is here to help you become a safer driver and offer tips on how to drive safely on wet roads. Whether it’s offering new automotive supplies or just exercising good judgment, we are here to offer our expertise, so pay us a visit. Following these tips can prevent accidents and make driving in the rain fun and safe.
 
• Make sure your tires have the right amount of tread and air pressure.
• Do not use cruise control because it…
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