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Why is it important to use premium fuel in your BMW?

Why is it important to use premium fuel in your BMW?

  Your BMW manual recommends high octane fuel. Does it really matter?  Yes. The professionals at Quality Automotive Servicing in Truckee CA do not recommend running low octane fuel in a BMW European import vehicle. The potential negative effects from using the cheaper "regular octane" fuel are not worth what you will save at the pump. Pay Now or Pay Later  BMWs are popular mountain cars and SUV's for Truckee and Lake Tahoe residents. BMW owners enjoy the luxury, performance and looks. As with all performance vehicles, they cost more to own, maintain, and repair than other vehicles. Parts, fluids and preventative maintenance all come with a bigger price tag. It's important not to short cut service on these high-cost vehicles in order to save money. It's never fun to have to weigh the cost to repair a vehicle that has been incorrectly maintained  ... read more

Have An Emergency Auto Repair?

Having car problems when you are on vacation in Truckee is frustrating. We understand how troublesome it is to be stranded in the mountains. We are here to help you negotiated your vehicle troubles and repairs so you can continue with your life. However, we are a mountain town and patience is required. Please review the following so you know what to expect.  Quality Automotive Servicing is locally owned and operated. We are open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm and closed noon to 1 pm.  There is a key drop available for dropping off during closed hours.  We are closed on January 2, 2023 for the New Years holiday. QAS IS FULL-SERVICE QAS is a full-service shop providing dealership level-service and repairs. However, during large weather events and holiday seasons it may take longer to complete your service/repair.  Please review the following five items.    1. All services are by a ... read more

Winter tips & hacks that will save you money and headaches

Winter tips & hacks that will save you money and headaches

There's trouble waiting for you out on the roadways this winter.  Unfortunately, you can’t control what others do, but you can improve your risk factor of an accident by paying attention to your own car and safety.   Here's our top 10 habits and hacks that will help you prepared for winter out on the road.  1 Save Your Wiper Motor, Linkage & Blades From Failure Never rely on your wipers to remove accumulated snow from the windshield. If wipers are struggling to clear the snow or are frozen to the windshield, the result could be damage to the wiper blade arms, linkage or wiper motor. All requires repair in the hundreds of dollars and may leave you dangerously without wipers. Don't be this person....  2. Good Tires Will Save You From An Accident You can not depend on four-wheel-drive alone to keep you safe on the road. During snow events you need good tires with appropriate tread. Sliding into ... read more

Five Reasons to Stick With QAS for ALL Your Service

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Dog Days of Summer at Quality Automotive Servicing

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