Absolute BM Christmas 2023 opening hours

We would like to update everyone with the Christmas period plans for Absolute BM. We would like to take this opportunity firstly to thank all our loyal customers and followers for the support throughout another great year. This support really does mean the world to a small family run business! We have completed a great…

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BMW servicing and maintenance in Worcester

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How often should I get my BMW serviced? Most modern BMWs use “Condition-based servicing” which uses sensors around the vehicle to let you know when components require attention, such as BMW brake pad warning lights. BMW service intervals on vehicles without Condition-based servicing typically require an Inspection 1 service after 12-24 months and an Inspection…

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BMW battery replacement

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All BMWs from around 2004/5 use an intelligent battery sensor to prolong the life of your BMWs main vehicle battery. The system, commonly known as IBS, ensures as your BMW battery ages, the charging is increased to allow for the battery becoming older. As the battery health deteriorates, the battery will require replacement. BMW owners…

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Timing chain failure on the BMW N47 engine

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First of all, what is a timing chain? A timing chain is a very important internal part of an engine. It keeps the valves in perfect sync so they open and close at the right time. Modern BMW engines are known as “interference engines” which means that if the timing of the engine were not…

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Are run flat tyres right for my BMW?

BMW run flat tyres

Run flat tyres were introduced by BMW in 2003 on the Z4 and 5-series models. Over the years more models followed suit and now nearly all of BMWs range leaves the factory with run flat tyres. You might think this is brilliant due to not having to pull over and change a wheel immediately after…

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Absolute BM recommend Powerflex

BMS Recommends Shell Oil

BMWs are well known for their impressive handling and driving experience. However as with everything, over time the components which contribute to this wear out and require replacement. So as BMW owners we are all used to those regular oil changes, replacement brake pads and tyres every year or so. But do we really consider…

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BMW Efficient Dynamics explained

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In a society where concern is growing for the environment and global warming, there is an ever-increasing need for vehicle manufacturers to go greener. This is one of the main reasons for BMW creating the Efficient Dynamics system. The primary aim of Efficient Dynamics is to lower emissions and improve fuel consumption whilst keeping the…

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45 years of BMW Art Cars

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1975 saw the introduction of what would become an iconic part of BMWs history. The BMW Art Car collection began when Hervé Poulain asked artist, and friend to swap his canvas for a BMW. Poulain, a French racing driver, would later race this car. In fact, nine of these Art Cars competed in motorsport. There…

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Looking after your BMW during Coronavirus lock down

BMW E90 M Sport Steering Wheel

What checks should I make before driving and why? Tyre pressures Vehicles that sit for periods of time can affect the tyre pressures and if left with low pressure can damage the structure of the tyre making it unsafe for road use. To avoid this you should ensure your tyre pressures are inflated to the…

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BMW Recommends Shell Oil

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BMW Recommends Shell Oil Shell is the official recommended supplier for aftermarket engine oils within EMEA across all BMW Group brands; BMW, BMW M, BMW i, BMW Motorra & MINI. This three-year contract supplier extension means that the premium BMW engine oils manufactured by Shell are endorsed by BMW themselves after rigerous testing. This willl…

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