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If you are looking for a popular luxury car, the BMW 6 Series is worth learning more about. This vehicle has a variety of interior features such as your choice of leather plus a navigation system. In addition to choosing what type of leather is put in the car, you can also choose the trim and headliner.

Ultimately, you can create a vehicle that is all your own, and that can make the BMW 6 Series even more enjoyable to drive. 

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What are the Physical Safety Pieces Included in the BMW X2?

Safety is not a large a concern for families in compact SUVs as it once was. The recent changes in physical safety equipment have whisked away some of that concern from family members. The BMW X models are all about the physical safety of their occupants.

The BMW X2 includes the complete list of physical safety additions that all BMW X models come with as standard issue. 

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Tips for Taking on Towing Work

When you are looking to tow cargo from one location to another, there are some things that you can do to make everything easier on yourself and your vehicle and to stay safe. BMW of Anchorage would like to share some tips that can help you out.

When towing a load, make sure that you check all of your trailer's components to make sure that they are where they are supposed to be and that they are working correctly. 

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Your New Car with Apple CarPlay

Available in over 300 models, Apple CarPlay is a popular in-vehicle technology system that allows you to use your iPhone while on the go. Let’s take a look at some of the features available in the Apple CarPlay system.

What songs do you listen to on your trips? Once you’ve connected your iPhone, you can access your full library of music. Siri has been specially programmed to be compatible with your CarPlay system. 

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Keep Your Vehicle Healthy with Motor Oil Changes

The best way to keep your vehicle healthy and running a long time is by changing the oil regularly. With so many motor oil myths around, it’s hard to know what is fact and what is fiction. We at BMW of Anchorage are here to answer all your motor oil questions. Stop and visit us today.

You may have heard myths like oil must be changed every 3,000 miles and automatically before you go on a long trip.

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Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive Systems Briefly Explained

You can only make a better car-buying decision if you have more automotive knowledge. Use this blog post about drive systems to expand your knowledge.

The two top drive systems are front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive. Front-wheel drive cars are pulled by their front wheels. Meanwhile, rear-wheel drive systems push their vehicles.

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Avoiding Tire Blowouts

Tire blowouts that occur while driving down the road pose a real risk to vehicle occupants. An unexpected tire failure on the front end, in particular, has the potential for serious vehicle damage and injury if an accident should occur. However, the problem is easily prevented if vehicle owners take the time to check their tires routinely. Wheel misalignment or improperly inflated tires cause uneven wear, which makes them more susceptible to failure. 

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Hot or Cold: Temperatures Hinder Your Battery's Charge

Do you ever notice that your battery takes longer to charge up in colder months? It is not a coincidence. The chemicals inside of your battery are sensitive to temperature. During winter months, it may be more difficult for your battery to charge up electrons, especially if it is an older battery that has been depleted of energy. Your battery has to work extra hard to charge the alternator when the temperatures drop.

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How to Describe a Continuously Variable Transmission

In the past, a person could generally only choose between an automatic and manual transmission. Today, there is a third option called a continuously variable transmission (CVT). It is like an automatic transmission in that there is no need to operate a clutch. It can also provide better traction when going up a hill compared to the other two options.

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Fuel Pump Issues

The fuel pump transfers gas from the gas tank to the engine. There are many symptoms that might occur when the pump malfunctions. The engine may begin sputtering while driving down the road. The temperature gauge may indicate rising heat and the engine may stall. When going up a hill or pulling a load, the vehicle may not be able to maintain speed due to a lack of fuel. 

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