BMW is one of the most reliable and popular automotive brands in the world. The company makes magnificent beasts, both on four and on two wheels but like all electro-mechanical objects, BMW cars too need periodic preventative maintenance and you need to ensure that it is getting the best services by choosing an ideal BMW-certified mechanic.
So how do you choose an ideal BMW-certified mechanic?
Well, all you would need to do is follow the tips mentioned below –
There are lots of factors that you would need to consider if you want to hand over your beloved BMW to a BMW specialist who is worthy of the trip, your money and time.
Here is a short list on some of them –
Run an online search
In the opinion of an expert associated with one of the leading and certified shops that offer servicing to GMW Perth, the owner of the BMW car should start their quest for the ideal BMW-certified mechanic, by running an online search.
They should find out whether or not the BMW-certified mechanic or shop they have chosen has any outstanding complaints about them or not. Then they should head over to popular public forums like Google reviews, type in the name of the service provider and read the public reviews about the service provider. In case the majority of the reviews are positive, you have chosen the right one and in case the majority of the reviews are negative, it is time for you to look for a better option.
Ensure that the specialist has the necessary skills and experience
Ensure that the specialist mechanic you have chosen has a large shop and is packed with all the tools, equipment and heavy machinery. Furthermore, the shop should have its own –
- Lifting equipment for lifting cars, engines, transmissions, etc
- A dedicated painting chamber
- A temperature-controlled chamber for drying newly painted body panels and even whole cars
- All the bells as well as whistles one can expect to see in an ideal shop.
On top of this, make sure that the certified mechanic and their team has all the necessary permits, licenses and accreditations that indicates they have what it takes to solve all problems pertaining to BMW cars.
Make sure that the specialist you have chosen is capable of holding on to its clients
Building customer relationships and the ability to hold on to those relationships is yet another sign that you should look for in your BMW – certified mechanic.
The professional should be empathetic towards your car and your personal needs. He/she should note down all the issues you might be having with your car so that while working on your vehicle, he/she and their team can refer to the notes and work accordingly.
Furthermore, the service provider should be –
- Offers transparency when it comes to quotes/invoices
- Uses authentic parts issued by the OEM, etc.
If the specialist you have chosen comes with the aforementioned USPs, hire them and hand your car over to them and get it fixed.
Apart from following the tips mentioned above, be sure to ask the BMW-certified mechanic about the time your BMW car will be spending inside their shop. You should remember that regular maintenance should not take more than 12 hours and parts replacements, engine work, bodywork, etc. should not take more than a week. If the specialist asks for more time in their quote, look for better options.