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Yearly Archives: 2023

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