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Questions About BMW Auto Service & Repair in the Rockland, MA. Area?

Routine maintenance can help keep your BMW model in excellent condition. If you have questions about auto service and repair near Braintree, we suggest viewing our frequently asked questions. If you still have questions about the services we offer, please don't hesitate to reach out to our service professionals as soon as possible. We'll take the time to answer your questions and tell you more about our services.

  1. South Shore BMW

    1040 Hingham Street
    Rockland, MA 02370

    • Sales: 781-816-7898
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What Are The Benefits of Frequent Service?

There are many benefits of frequent service. First and foremost, frequent service will ensure your vehicle is safe on the roads. And we always want to make sure you and your passengers are well-protected. When you bring your sedan, coupe, or SUV in for routine maintenance, our technicians will look at your vehicle's other components. Receiving routine maintenance and vehicle service will ensure your vehicle is performing at its best.

How Do I Know When It's Time to Service My Vehicle?

Here at South Shore BMW service center, we recommend a complete service at least once a year. The amount of times you service your vehicle depends on how much you drive on a daily basis, how well your vehicle is maintained, weather conditions, and various surfaces on the road you drive on. If you notice anything out of the ordinary with your vehicle, you may want to schedule your service appointment sooner.

How Often Should I Get an Oil Change?

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South Shore BMW

1040 Hingham Street
Directions Rockland, MA 02370

  • Sales: 781-816-7898
  • Service: 781-816-8259
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Questions About Service?

Most vehicles should receive an oil change every 3,000 to 5,000 miles. If you drive a newer model, your vehicle can usually last at least 7,000 miles or every three months, depending on how much you drive. Factors such as driving more than usual and increased engine noise may indicate that you need an oil change sooner.

How Often Should I Check My Fluid Levels?

Aside from oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, and engine coolant are also important fluids that your BMW needs. These fluid levels can change depending on how much you drive around Scituate. The certified technicians at South Shore BMW recommend getting your fluids checked when you come in for an oil change.

How Often Should I Change My Air Filter?

We usually recommend changing your air filter every 20,000 miles or once a year, whichever comes first. You can also check your air filter yourself by referencing your owner's manual or our service technicians can check it for you.

How Often Do I Need to Get My Brakes Checked?

It's advised to get your brakes checked every 10,000 miles. If you notice a squeaking or squealing noise when you apply the brakes, we recommend bringing your BMW model in for brake maintenance. Another sign that you should get your brakes checked is if you feel your vehicle shaking when you press down on the brakes.

When Should I Replace My Brake Pads?

You brake pads wear out over time. Commonly, brake pads are replaced every 50,000 miles but this depends on your driving habits and the brake material. Brake pads are available in different compounds to fit various driving needs.

When Should I Replace My Car Battery?

You should consider changing your car battery every 3 to 4 years, depending on your driving habits and the weather conditions where you live. If your vehicle is taking longer than usual to start or if you see that your headlights are dim, may need to replace your vehicle's battery sooner.

When Do I Need to Get a Tire Rotation?

Our BMW service technicians recommend getting your tires rotated approximately every 7,500 miles or every six months, whichever comes first. You can also get a tire rotation when you bring your BMW model in for an oil change. Of course, these numbers can change depending on the make and model of your vehicle.

How Much Air Pressure Should I Put into My Tires?

Tire air pressure is measured in pounds per square inch or PSI. Typically, the recommended pressure ranges between 30 and 35 PSI, but you will want to check your manufacturer's recommendation. You can also find it printed on a label inside your vehicle.

How Often Do Tires Need To Be Replaced?

At the South Shore BMW service center, we recommend getting your tires checked every 3 to 4 years or every 12,000 to 15,000 miles depending on your driving habits. Our service professionals will be able to check and rotate your tires to ensure they are in good condition when you come in for routine tire maintenance.

Where Can I Find Auto Service & Repair Near Me?

You can find auto service and repair at South Shore BMW. We are located at 1040 Hingham Street in Rockland, MA. We are only a short drive away for our clients who are making the short trip down from Braintree and Scituate.

Do I Have to Schedule An Appointment To Get My Vehicle Serviced?

To ensure you find a date and time that works best for you and your busy schedule, it is recommended to schedule your service appointment online or by giving our team a call.

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