BMWs manufactured before 2005 had a warranty service plan called Inspection-Based Servicing:
The above servicing schedule kept the BMW warranty intact and the vehicle in good condition.
BMWs manufactured after 2005 have a warranty service plan called Condition-Based Servicing, which means the car tells you what it needs via dashboard lights, the iDrive system, or alternatively, keys can be read, free of charge, at Pritchard Motor Services.
If you are relying on the dashboard lights to tell you about any servicing requirements, it’s good to know that the relevant servicing light will illuminate approximately 4 weeks before the requirement is actually due.
|Engine Oil Service: replace engine oil and filter and reset service indicator. Every other oil service involves changing additional filters: air filter, microfilter, fuel filter and spark plugs where applicable.
Replace air filter and reset service indicator.
Replace microfilter and reset service indicator.
Replace front brake pads and wear indicator lead. Brake disc thickness is measured during this service and advised for replacement if required. Reset service indicator.
Replace rear brake pads and wear indicator lead. Brake disc thickness is measured during this service and advised for replacement if required. Reset service indicator.
Pressure bleed brake hydraulic system and replace with new brake fluid. Reset service indicator.
Replace spark plugs and reset service indicator (petrol models only).
Air Conditioning System Service
Measure refrigerant quantity, complete system vacuum and leak check, replace oil and refill refrigerant to correct weight. Further leak checks may be required.
Drain coolant system, replace and bleed system.
Complete MOT test. This is an annual inspection that makes sure your vehicle meets environmental and road safety standards set by The Ministry Of Transport. Required annually once the car is 3 years old.
Full Vehicle inspection, including brakes, suspension, steering, transmission and engine diagnostic check.
Update vehicle control modules with BMW’s latest software.
Complete diagnosis of vehicle fault.
When any of the above work is carried out on your BMW by Pritchard Motor Services, we will update your online service record (AOS) when the work is complete. All servicing work carried out by us keeps your BMW warranty intact exactly as it would if a BMW main dealer did the work. The only difference is it will cost you far less than a main dealer.
Pritchard Motor Services invest heavily in all the BMW dealer equipment required to offer all BMW maintenance and repair services, such as:
Both Jeremy and Stephen are IMI-qualified in all aspects of work on electric and hybrid BMW models, having attained the Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair & Replacements, and in the not-too-distant future, Stephen will undertake the Level 4 Award. We are equipped with all the specialist equipment and safety tools needed to work on these models safely.
Whatever issue you have with your BMW, we can fix it. Our reputation as BMW and Mini specialists has grown over the years and we have many customers who wouldn’t dream of taking theirs anywhere else.
If you’re unsure what your BMW or Mini needs, have a look at our BMW/Mini Common Faults page, or give us a call on 01452 525254– we’re always delighted to advise and provide no-obligation estimates for all our services.