BMW Inspection II

IDRIVE VEH CHECKBMW inspection II service is more in-depth than the inspection I. If your BMW was built prior to 1999, this service is recommended at 60,000 km, later models at 100,000 km. The following list includes the checks and procedures normally performed. Be prepared to replace things like your spark plugs and filters during this inspection, at the very least.

Bimmex has all the equipment necessary to complete the Inspection II service and all the parts you might need for replacement.


1. Change the oil and filter at the right engine operating temperature. We use High Performance Synthetic oil for most models.
2. Examine the transmission and rear axle for leaks.
3. Examine flexible boots for leaks.
4. Examine fuel tank, lines, and connections for leaks.
5. Test the power steering system for leaks. Check the fluid level; add fluid if necessary.
6. Look at condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system. Also check for leaks.

7. Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads using a special tool. Replace if necessary.
8. Examine brake disc surfaces. Clean brake pad contact points in calipers. Grease wheel center hubs.
9. Check front control arm bushing for wear.
10. Check brake and clutch system connectors and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.
11. Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage, and joint disc.
12. Check parking brake actuation. Adjust if necessary.
13. Check all tire pressures including the spare. Correct if needed.
14. Check condition of tires, outer surfaces, tread wear and pattern; in case of uneven tread wear, readjust wheel alignment if required.
15. Replace M-Mobility System sealant cartridge every 3 years (only applicable models).
16. Inspect entire body according to terms of rust perforation limited warranty (must be performed at least every two years).
17. Replace transmission fluid, differential oil, and check clutch disc for wear.

Engine Compartment

1. Read diagnostic system codes using code reader.
2. Check windshield washer fluid level. Fill up and/or correct if necessary. Record freeze point temperature.
3. Look at coolant and anti-freeze content levels. Add coolant if necessary.
4. Examine the engine coolant system/heater hose connections for leaks.
5. Look at brake and clutch fluid levels in the reservoir. Add fluid if required.
6. Examine and adjust the valves.
7. Replace microfilters.
8. Replace intake air cleaner element.
9. Check air conditioner for operation.
10. Reset service indicator.
11. Replace spark plugs.
12. Replace IHKA recirculated air filters.

Body/Electrical Equipment

1. Check battery state-of-charge, and charge if required.
2. Perform battery load test.
3. Check entire lighting system including the headlights, fog, parking, backup, license plate, and interior lights.
4. Check instrument panel and dashboard lighting.
5. Test all warning/indicator lights and check control.
6. Test turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, and the headlight dimmer/flasher switch.
7. Test wiper and washer system(s), wiper blades, washer jet positions.
8. Check condition and function of seat belts.
9. Recharge or replace batteries for remote controls in all vehicle master keys.
10. Check central locking/double lock.
11. Test all latches.
12. Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger.
14. Check rear view mirrors.
15. Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations, or accessories.
16. Activate automatic rollover protection system (if equipped) via diagnostic link.

Final Inspection

Road test the vehicle to do final check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission.

2014-02-05T03:56:01+00:00 February 5th, 2014|BMW|

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