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Wiper Blade Maintenance

There are few things more frustrating than trying to drive while looking through a dirty windshield. In fact, doing so poses a hazard for you and others on the road. The problem commonly arises when the rubber blades on windshield wipers wear out. As the wipers move back and forth you may notice areas where the blades do not seem to make contact. This is a sure sign that one or both blades need replacing.

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Automotive Service – Alignments

If you are ever driving around Charlotte and you suddenly feel as though your steering wheel is vibrating in your hands, it might mean a problem that is going to lead to more problems. If that vibration is paired with your car pulling to one side or another, you are going to want to make sure you are getting your alignment checked out.

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Don't Ignore These Battery Symptoms

The normal life of a car battery is typically between three and five years. Many factors can affect the life of it, including mileage, proper maintenance, and the health of other electrical components.

When a battery begins to fail, it can exhibit a host of symptoms. The most obvious symptom occurs when your engine cranks more slowly as you start it, indicating lowered voltage going to the starter. 

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What do Those Dashboard Lights Mean?

Modern vehicles have an array of lights on their dashboard. Many of the lights you might see on your dash are warnings that there is some kind of problem. Here are some of the most common dashboard lights and what they mean.

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Keep Your Headlights Gunk-Free

Your headlights keep you on the road at night, and you need them to be bright enough to lead the way. If your headlights could use some TLC, be sure to bring your vehicle to us here at Hendrick BMW Northlake so we can take care of it.

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Discover the Various Costs of Vehicle Ownership

It can be tempting to feel that you are good to go once you’ve addressed how you will be able to cover your monthly car payments. There are other costs associated with owning a vehicle and the Hendrick BMW Northlake team is ready to help you decipher those costs to make an informed – and empowered! – purchasing decision.

  • If you are going to own a vehicle, you have to pay for insurance for that vehicle.
  • Factor in maintenance and repairs on your desired vehicle to retain value and save money over time.
  • Fuel costs do make a dent in your…
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Get Prepared for Your Holiday Road Trips

It looks like the holidays are here again, and that means that you are going to be taking part in that annual tradition of sitting in traffic trying to get to your travel destination. It doesn't have to be that way this year. Follow a few of these tips from the Hendrick BMW Northlake team for arriving on time for the holidays.

Have an emergency plan in place just in case your vehicle breaks…

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What Will You Do When Your BMW Lease Ends?

When your lease ends, a decision has to be made as to what you plan to do next. With so many excellent options to consider, are you prepared? Choosing the right option can provide you with a more satisfying experience! Here at Hendrick BMW Northlake, we are proud to share several of your options:

Re-lease your BMW

This can provide you lower monthly payments due to the vehicle's new appraised value after time and wear and tear.

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