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Inspection II
(BMWs 1988 - Present)

Undercarriage

  • Change engine oil and filter while engine is at normal operating temperature.
  • Check transmission for leaks.
  • Check rear axle for leaks.
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines and connection for leaks.
  • Check condition, position and mounting of exhaust system. Examine for leaks.
  • Check power steering system for leaks.
  • Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage and joint disc.
  • Inspect front and rear disc brake pads, check overall thickness. Examine brake disc surfaces.
  • Grease wheel centering hubs.
  • Check brake system connections and lines for leaks, damage and incorrect positioning.
  • Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust parking brake if necessary.
  • Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
  • Check condition of tires (outer surfaces, left/right), tread wear, readjust wheel alignment if requested (invoice separately).

    Engine Compartment
  • Read out diagnostic system
  • Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks. Check coolant level and antifreeze if required
  • Check brake fluid level. Add fluid if required.
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Add fluid if required.
  • Check air conditioner for operation
  • Reset service indicator

    Body / Electrical
  • Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required.
  • Perform battery load test.
  • Check lighting system, i.e.; headlights, fog lights, parking, back-up, license plate, interior (including map reading lights), glove box, flashlight, illuminated makeup mirrors, luggage compartment lights.
  • Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.
  • Check all warning indicator lights, check control.
  • Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer and flasher switch.
  • Check wipers and washer system(s); wiper blades, and washer jet positions.
  • Check condition and function of safety belts.
  • Check central locking/double lock.
  • Oil hood, trunk and door hinges. Grease hood, trunk and door latches. Check operation of all latches.
  • Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger, replace filter if applicable.
  • Check rear view mirrors.
  • Install oil service reminder.
  • Replace spark plugs.
  • Replace intake air cleaner element.
  • Half-shafts: Check for leaks at flexible boots.
  • Replace fuel filter.
  • Change oil in rear axle while at normal operating temperature.
  • Change oil in manual transmission if applicable.
  • Change auto transmission fluid if applicable.*

    Final Inspection
  • Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission


  • *Automatic transmissions with LIFETIME TRANSMISSION fluid in the transmission are NOT included in regular Inspection 2 pricing—See your service advisor for additional pricing.

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