BMW Auto Repair Service Ft. Worth

Unbridled power and effortless style make immediate BMW enthusiasts out of just about any driver.

Lone Star Bavarian has been servicing BMW vehicles in the DFW area since 2001. We are proud to offer our neighbors a clean facility for their automotive service with top-of-the-line quality parts, and best-trained staff in the area. We aren’t just BMW technicians, we have owned BMWs for decades and have years of experience to make your service faster and more reliable than the other guys.

 

BMW Company Recent History

BMW has an outsized reputation for being on the cutting edge of technology in the automotive field. This was garnered from their “New Class” of cars that were released in the 1970s and continued through the 1980s. Since 2002, BMW has focussed less on keeping value in the car from sturdy construction and reliability. As more expensive technology has taken over the design process, in addition to becoming more integrated into the systems of the vehicle; BMW has lowered their emphasis on long-term reliability and so all current BMW drivers have a harder, more expensive experience owning these vehicles. We can help you trust your Bimmer’s reliability by keeping tabs on all of your BMWs systems every time you come in for service.

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1 and 2-series, 3-series/4-series / Z3 / Z4

-Oil & Filter Change

-Brake Repairs

-BMW Factory Scheduled Inspection

-Transmission Services & Repairs

-Coolant System Flush & Pressure test

-Water Pump replacement

-Fuel filter, line & pump replacement

-Shocks / Struts replacement

5-Series

Oil & Filter Change Service

BMW Factory-recommended CBS Inspection Service

Fuel Filter / Fuel Pump replacement

Cabin-Air Filter replacement

Brake Pads & Rotors Replacement

Transmission Repair & Service

Drivetrain & Suspension Component Repair

Premium Quality Parts for your Safety

 

6/7/8 Series

Oil & Filter Change
BMW Factory-recommended ‘CBS’ Inspection Service

Transmission Repair & Service

Brake Services

X3/X5/X6/X7

Oil & Filter Change
Factory-recommended Inspection Service
*Note on transmission services and “lifetime fluid”. We recommend servicing the transmission, at a minimum, every 60,000 miles in order to ensure longevity of the transmission’s internal components. Failure to follow this maintenance regimen can results in needed repairs/replacement of the transmission totalling $4k+ as early as 110,000 miles.
Valve adjustment

Brake fluid flush

Coolant flush
-Note: Neglecting to flush coolant per BMW’s recommended 36 month interval may result in premature failure of or damage to the water pump and other cooling system components. Always use genuine BMW coolant only.

Indy BMW Service Center near Ft Worth, Benbrook, Westworth Village, White Settlement, Westover Hills, Euless, Bedford, Hurst, Saginaw, Ridglea, Rivercrest

Serving the DFW Metroplex since 2001

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Repairing a BMW ZF 6hp26 Transmission

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Worn clutch disc on top left, worn bushing on the right.

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Worn bushing causes wear in E piston

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Piston seal deterioration.

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When the 6hp26 is removed we always have to look for greenish leaks from crank seal and upper coolant passage. This one was leaking from the upper passage.

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Mechatronics seal in the 6hp26 and 6hp19 will crack with age and miles and cause the trans to leak pressure. The common characteristic of this is when you shift into drive or reverse it immediately shifts itself back into park

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Mechatronics seal in the 6hp26 and 6hp19 will crack with age and miles and cause the trans to leak pressure. The common characteristic of this is when you shift into drive or reverse it immediately shifts itself back into park

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These two pics show wear from mileage and improper service regimens.

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This E Clutch was in a lower mileage 6hp26 that had been run low on fluid from a leak that was left unattended. If you service with us regularly, we catch these leaks early so you won't need expensive services like these, as early as shown in this case.

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This is the same 6hp26 transmission with low mileage wear from unattended leaks.

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The pan on the left is for non-stop/start transmissions. The stop/start transmissions, on the right have a reservoir that holds fluid and pressure and keeps fluid moving through the transmission when the vehicle stops.

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Another view of a cracked mechatronics seal on the right. The pic above is the mechatronics/valve body and the seal is sandwiched between it and the transmission body, inside the pan.

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Needed urgent alternator replacement for 2011 328i.Alternator/belts/pulleys replaced along with brake flush and complimentary wash/interior detailing completed the next day after vehicle was dropped off. Car runs perfectly. Customer service was good. Staff are proud to work there and are transparent about other recommendations. Work is warrantied for 2 years. Shop is very experienced…. I will certainly come back when needed.Thanks Trent for the good work. Glad to support your business.
Derek N.
Derek N.
19:39 08 Jul 23
Received some fantastic advice from these guys. They took the time to explain all the details.
craig Z.
craig Z.
00:23 30 Jul 18
My name is Mary Dalton they did a wonderful job on my Mercedes I'm so glad to have found this repair shop, they are very knowledgeable and very nice. I would recommend this auto repair shop to anyone with a foreign car
Mary B.
Mary B.
17:42 12 Jun 22
Other shops told me that I needed a new transfer case for my BMW X5. I was quoted thousands of dollars. Lone Star Bavarian said all that need to be done was to change the transfer case fluid and reset. They were right! They saved me a small fortune.Thank you again.
Niklas B.
Niklas B.
17:28 07 Jan 21
Customer service was outstanding. Timely communication and quality service. Highly recommend!
Steve S.
Steve S.
18:51 13 Jan 24
Lone Star Bavarian got to my vehicle quickly and did great work. They saved me over a $1,000 over another estimate I had.
Rod B.
Rod B.
21:25 08 Dec 23
Scheduled a pre-purchase inspection for a vehicle from CarMax. They did a thorough job and gave me a detailed report. I used that report to get those items corrected before I took delivery. The value of the fixes was greater than the cost of the pre-purchase inspection. So, Lone Star Bavarian confirmed the car was in good condition and helped me get it improved! Since I’m based in Houston they also shared a referral to another reputable indy bmw shop in my area. Apparently they’re part of a nationwide bmw service center association, so u know they’re serious about their business. Thank you Lone Star!!🌟🙌
C K
C K
20:02 06 Dec 23
Fabulous service. Technicians explained problems and repairs.
Sally G.
Sally G.
19:54 24 Feb 21
I have complete trust that the service of my car will be done properly. Always do a superior job.
Alisa T.
Alisa T.
19:13 07 Jul 21