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Which Brake Pads are Better: OEM or Aftermarket?

Which Brake Pads are Better: OEM or Aftermarket? When searching for the best types of brake repair, it’s easy to get confused when deciding whether to use OEM brake pads or aftermarket brake pads. So, what’s the difference between the two types of brake pads, and which ones are better for your vehicle. In this […]

Why Do Your Car’s Wheels Needs Balancing?

The ongoing tasks of automotive care can seem overwhelming to differentiate between. Suspension components like shocks and struts have slight variations that can confuse the average driver, which can lead to being taken advantage of by automotive shops. Even processes that might seem similar to drivers can be extremely different from one another. For example, […]

Know the Functions of Different Types of Fluids in Your Car

Automobiles are complex systems of machinery that require constant care and attention in order to function properly. Beyond simple mechanics, these machines are made up of sub-systems that also require specified care and attention. One of the most critical elements of automobile functioning is fluid maintenance. Your car has different fluids for the various sub-systems […]

Engine failure in a 2011 BMW 650i due to ingestion of oil change sticker

BMW Engine Failure Beware of the low cost oil change. It may be the most expensive one you ever have. Master Technician Wayne from Import MotorWorx South Bay explains what happened. Transcript of video: Hello, my name is Wayne, I’m the lead technician at Import MotorWorx South Bay. We have a 2011 BMW 650i with […]

4 Tips On Keeping Your AC Cool This Spring

Spring has sprung, and with it comes the familiar rising of temperatures! When it starts warming up, you’ll want to be sure you can keep cool as you ride along in your Mini Cooper, BMW, or Mercedes. Whether you’re driving to and from work, taking a road trip, or sitting in the typical Los Angeles […]

Rattling noise in your Mini? Change your oil every 5,000 miles.

Have you ever heard a rattling noise when starting your Mini Cooper? Here at Import MotorWorx, we’ve been maintaining and repairing Mini Coopers for over six years now. During this time we’ve noticed an increase in engine failures in the Mini Cooper S, model year 2007 thru 2011, using the N14 engine. There have been […]