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The Service Center at Fox BMW of Traverse City is the Service Center you Can Trust

 

Make the Most of 2019 Service

It's a new year and that means that it's a fresh start, so why not get off on the right foot and make sure that you get ahead of your yearly service by setting up a routine maintenance and service schedule. You'll be able to take care of quick things like oil changes, tire rotations, brake service, battery checks, and more all with ease. Taking care of these things early and often will mean that you can keep your BMW running just like it should, for longer in Suttons Bay.

 

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Get Your BMW Ready for Winter with Our BMW Service Center in Traverse City MI

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Winter Car Care Tips from Fox BMW of Traverse City

Living in Michigan means you're no stranger to wintry weather and cold nights. We know that the best way to make the most of your winter here in Petoskey is to follow our winter prep tips!

  • Change Your Tires: This is the most important part of getting ready for snowy, wet roads, as well as freezing temperatures around Charlevoix MI. Winter tires are designed to perform best during cold weather, so you'll have the right traction and grip to handle anything that winter in Suttons Bay can throw…
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Free Pickup and Delivery Service from BMW of Traverse City

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Keeping up with your routine service and maintenance in the Petoskey area shouldn't have to interfere with your daily schedule. That's why the service center at BMW of Traverse City offers our clients a free pickup and delivery service! If you need to drop your BMW X1, 3 Series, or any other BMW you have in for service, we'll make it even easier for you by picking it up in Leelanau County!
 

 

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Beat the Summer Heat in Your New BMW 4 Series in Traverse City

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Summer is meant to be enjoyed. The kids are out of school, the days are long and sunny, nights are cool, and you want to soak up every minute of it. What better way to experience the summer fun than in your new BMW 4 Series.

Coupe, Convertible, or Gran Coupe?

You can enjoy all that summer has to offer, no matter which body style you choose for your new BMW 4 Series in Michigan. You'll turn heads all summer long with the sleek and irresistible style, all while you enjoy premium comforts inside. So how do you decide…

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Good Vibrations? Probably Not. You Should Have Your Exhaust System Checked

Have you ever had a vehicle with a steering wheel or foot pedals that vibrated? It's pretty annoying, right? Of course it is, but it could also be a sign that you have an exhaust system leak, and those leaks are more than just annoying; they could be potentially fatal. You see, when an exhaust system leaks, the fumes that your vehicle emits can enter the cabin of your vehicle, exposing you and your passengers to dangerous fumes.

You can also pay attention to the sounds that your vehicle is making. If you hear a popping or hissing sound…

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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

Pressing on your vehicle’s brake pedal should provide you with a confident feeling that it’s going to stop and hold your car. When the pedal feels soft, for example, there’s an issue with the fluid not reaching the parts it needs to in order properly function.

The parts of the brake system are constructed of steel, and they can corrode over time. This can happen in the lines, calipers, or cylinders. The fluid is the driving force that flows through the brake system and provides the pressure for the movement required. When you notice that your brake…

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Regular Rotations Help Maximize Your Tire's Lifespan


Your tires get beat up on the road out there. Being that they are what make contact with the pavement while you drive, it is understandable that they would see some of the harshest wear and tear on your vehicle.

But there are some things that you can do to maximize their lifespan and get the most out of them that you can before you have to replace them.

Doing a regular tire rotation every 3,000-5,000 miles is crucial to ensure an even wear on your tires. Helping your tires to wear evenly will help to extend their…
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Don’t Get Blinded By a Dirty Windshield

Drivers who are driving without windshield wiper fluid in their vehicle's wiper system could run the risk of not being able to see when they need to; especially at dusk and dawn. These are the times when the sun is low in the sky and the glare from it can make a dirty windshield almost impossible to see through.

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Your Vehicle: A Well Oiled Machine


Engine oil is just as important to your vehicle as fuel is. Your vehicle consumes and runs through engine oil just as it does fuel. When it comes to making your vehicle run efficiently, a proper amount of oil is required. Not only do you need to have the right amount, it should be changed regularly.

It is important to check your oil level at least once a month to make sure it is at the recommended level. How many quarts of oil your vehicle requires depends on your vehicles make and model. The right grade of oil is just…
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Why Tread Is Crucial To Driving

The standard length of tire tread on new tires is about 10/32 inches. Though it might take months, or even longer than a year, to wear down your tires to 2/32 inches, which is at a dangerously low level, then it’s important to have your tires replaced at this time. It's preferable to replace the tires before that point, however.

There are a few ways to measure tread on tires. You can purchase a professional depth gauge, which is what technicians sometimes use. They’re typically inexpensive. If you don’t have a depth gauge, you…

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