Pre-Purchase Inspection

A pre-purchase inspection is important before buying any used car. But when you plan to buy a used BMW, Porsche or another high-performance European automobile, an inspection is even more essential before laying your money down.

Because these vehicles hold their value extremely well, even a used BMW will be an investment. Whether it’s a good investment or a bad one depends partly on doing your due diligence.

Request and review a vehicle history report, but don’t stop there. Contacting a local, independent BMW mechanic to schedule an all-important inspection will help ensure that your investment is sound. Continue reading “Don’t Skip the Pre-Purchase Inspection when Buying a Used BMW” »

BMW gifts

For lovers of fine BMWs, gift ideas can start to feel the same after a few years. After all, how many branded caps and key chains does anyone really need?

This year, your choice may be much easier, thanks to an expanded line of authentic BMW gear designed around owners’ interests and hobbies. Select from a vast array of accessories specific to their car’s model and year.

Or get the best gift of all for your Bimmer enthusiasts this year: Give them the invaluable gift of personalized, professional service from their local, independent BMW repair shop.

Lifestyle BMW Gift Ideas for Him and Her

Browsing through the extensive BMW Collections merchandise, you will find gifts like athletic clothing and accessories, including a dedicated line of golf-related gifts designed for the BMW lover. From branded Titleist golf balls to the finest leather golf bags, you can select a thoughtful gift in any price range.

For the BMW Motorsport enthusiast, you will find fine race chronograph watches, lanyards, tents and even a key chain featuring the Motorsport mascot, Victor the Motorsport Mouse.

The Best BMW Gifts for Her

Do you have a lady Bimmer lover on your gift list this holiday season? If so, you have lots of creative options for BMW gift ideas.

Why not help trick out her ride — and ensure her safety — with one of the many personal electronics or safety accessories options?

BMW also offers a nice selection of women’s apparel, including scarves, oxford shirts, polos, down jackets, tracksuits and a truly fabulous motorcycle jacket. Of course, for the classic and affordable choice that any lady would love, you can’t go wrong with a pair of classic, leather BMW driving gloves.

Give the Ultimate BMW Gift: Service

BMW gifts of clothing and vehicle accessories are fun to give, during the holidays or any time of year. But above all, lovers of fine automobiles take obsessive care of their cars. And that’s why you can’t go wrong with the gift of personalized car care.

BMW maintenance is critical for ensuring that the vehicle remains as reliable as it is exciting to drive. Scheduled maintenance service — such as the all-important oil change — is a thoughtful BMW gift that shows your loved ones how much you care about them and their safety on the road.

Or if you decide to go big with your holiday gift-giving and buy that special someone a fine European automobile of their own, don’t forget to schedule a pre-purchase inspection to ensure that your investment is a sound one.

Wasatch Motor Werks of Salt Lake City, Utah, offers full-service repair, inspection and maintenance. As a locally owned, independent BMW repair shop, we offer a boutique level of care that our customers love. With more than 25 years of training and experience, our dedication to quality and customer satisfaction are unparalleled in northern Utah.

Contact us today to learn more about giving the BMW gift of expert car care this holiday season.

BMW Maintenance

New or classic, regular BMW maintenance is what keeps your car running smoothly. If you’re like many car owners, however, these important visits to your auto mechanic may sometimes fall victim to your busy schedule.

Resolve to make 2017 the year that you put your BMW’s maintenance at the top of your to-do list. Continue reading “Resolve to Make BMW Maintenance a Priority in 2017” »

BMW power windows

BMW power windows are known to be somewhat of an Achilles’ heel, at least for some models and model years.

The series of components and processes that ensure the reliable operation of power windows has many potential vulnerabilities. However, in most cases, the problem can be traced to a failure in the regulator. Continue reading “BMW Power Window Regulators and Repair” »

BMW repair shop

For your BMW repair needs, who do you trust?

If you prefer to visit the dealer’s service department or a national chain of auto repair
shops, we invite you to reconsider. The advantages of choosing your local, independent
BMW repair professional can be particularly persuasive. Continue reading “Why Choose an Independent BMW Repair Shop?” »


The BMW’s cooling system is well-known among auto care and maintenance professionals as a point of vulnerability.

The high-performance nature of the BMW engine requires carefully controlled temperatures to prevent the engine from overheating. If the engine temperature is not moderated, significant – and expensive – damage can occur. Continue reading “BMW Cooling System Care & Maintenance” »

BMW Maintenance


When you drive a BMW, maintenance takes a place of high priority in your life. After all, you’ve already achieved what most car enthusiasts view as the holy grail – owning a high-performance Bavarian automobile. Continue reading “Make Time for Routine BMW Maintenance” »

BMW Oil Changes

Would you even consider doing your BMW’s oil change yourself?

If you’re like most BMW owners, you know better. Most DIY auto mechanics know better than to tinker with the complexity and precision of a BMW – unless they’re professionally trained in their service, of course. Even then, chances are you don’t have the specialty tools and equipment the job requires. Continue reading “Do Your BMW Oil Changes & Filters the Right Way” »

BMW Transmission Repair

If you drive a BMW, transmission repair and maintenance may be a touchy subject.

Often considered to be the most sophisticated and complex system on the BMW, these are not components that you want to experience failure. Not only would that pose significant safety concerns, but it probably also means a large repair bill. Continue reading “The Truth About BMW Transmission Repair & Maintenance” »

Squeaky BMW Brakes

Squeaky BMW brakes are a challenging fact of life for many of our customers, raising annoyance levels as well as safety concerns. Continue reading “Handle Your Squeaky BMW Brakes the Safe Way” »