Inspection 2

An essential part of your BMW service schedule.

Inspection 2 is the most comprehensive element of your BMW maintenance schedule, incorporating all of the elements of Inspection 1 with additional test and service components.


Service Intervals

BMW Inspection 2 service schedule varies depending on the age of your vehicle and the mileage it has covered. Please see table below to find out if your service is due;

Production Year
Before 1991
1992 to 1999
After 1999
1st Service
30,000 (miles)
40,000 (miles)
60,000 (miles)
Subsequent Services
30,000 (miles)
40,000 (miles)
60,000 (miles)



Inspection 2

All of the elements of Inspection 1 are repeated during Inspection 2 with the addition of the following elements:

  • Inspection of your parking brake lining and adjusting as necessary
  • Replacement of spark plugs or glow plugs
  • Replacement of air filters
  • Examination of flexible boots for leaks including boost system on turbo charged vehicles
  • Inspection of the car body, chassis and subframes for rust


Inspection 1

Under The Car
  • Change the oil and oil filter
  • Verify that the engine is running at the correct temperature
  • Check the power steering system, rear axle, and transmission for leaks; your fuel connections, lines, and tanks will be visually checked or leaks
  • Check the exhaust system for leaks, proper positioning and mounting, and overall condition
  • Check control arms and bushing for wear
  • Check steering system for excessive play and overall condition
  • Clean the brake pad contact points, check the brake disc surfaces, and examine the thickness of your brake pads
  • Examine brake lines and clutch system connectors for leaks, damage, and proper positioning
  • Check positioning and movement of parking brake cables

Under the Bonnet
  • Run a check using our BMW diagnostic computer system
  • Check your antifreeze, coolant, brake, clutch, and windshield washer fluid levels and correct as necessary
  • Examine your engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks
  • Verify that your air conditioner is working properly
  • Perform a battery load test and check the electrolyte levels of your battery
  • Reset service indicators as necessary

Tyres and Wheels
  • Check all tires, including your spare, for proper tire pressure
  • Examining tires for wear and even tread, realigning or correcting if necessary
  • Grease wheel center hubs

Bodywork & Interior
  • Check all interior and exterior lighting for functionality
  • Check your indicator lights, instrument panel, and dashboard for illumination and control
  • Check your washer and wiper system for functionality
  • Verify operation of all doors and closures as well as grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches
  • Check safety belts for functionality and visually check air bag units for obvious damages or torn covers
  • Check heating and air blowers and defoggers for functionality
  • Verify that mirrors are in working order

Final Test

To double check all of the check points of BMW Inspection 1 and to verify proper working order of your Bimmer, we will take your vehicle on a short road test.

parts & cOMPONENTS

BMW brakes

We use and recommend genuine BMW parts for repairs, as well as high performance OEM manufacturers who often surpass manufacturer standards. Majority of the components can only be sourced from BMW directly and in our opinion BMW supply the best quality components for your vehicle, with the exception of parts for high performance applications.

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