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Women’s Car Care Clinic and Career Fair Highlights

If you live near or around Richmond, Short Pump, the West End, and the Fan District and are interested in attending a Women’s Car Care Clinic and Career Fair, come to Bimmer Rescue. We know that men AND women have the capacity to be expert auto mechanics and should have the opportunity to have a career in auto repair. We invite you to request a class and we can all play our part in making our community a little better. Whether it's STEM classes, technology workshops, or a car care clinic, Bimmer Rescue is ready, willing and able to play our role. Patrick McHugh is the owner of Bimmer Rescue and his daughter, Ainsley, has an interest in classic cars and other aspects of auto mechanic work. We offer Women's Car Clinics at Bimmer Rescue because he wants everyone's daughter, wife, and mother to have the same access to the auto repair world as his own daughter. At Bimmer Rescue, we are always going that extra step to improve aspects of the automotive industry. Not only ar ... read more

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Why Are Loaner Cars Important?

Why Are Loaner Cars Important?

If you live near or around Richmond, Short Pump, The West End, and the Fan District and need an auto repair shop that provides luxury loaner cars, pick Bimmer Rescue. While our expert auto mechanics are working on your vehicle, we want you to get on with your day in a vehicle that you feel comfortable in. Clients don’t need to schedule a time for a loaner car because you can’t always predict when your automobile needs immediate auto repair.   The team at Bimmer Rescue knows that your time is valuable and your life shouldn't have to come to a halt just because your car did. We ’re happy to provide loaner cars because we understand that your day can be filled with a never-ending whirlwind of needing to get from one place to another. While our auto mechanic s perform accurate and thorough auto repairs on your vehicle, feel free to stay in motion in one of our high-end loaner cars. We always like to go that extra mile as our customers mean the world to us. &nb ... read more

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We Don’t Do Oil Changes -- But We Do Offer Oil Service

We Don’t Do Oil Changes -- But We Do Offer Oil Service

What makes the oil service at Bimmer Rescue more than “just an oil change”? Our highly-skilled auto mechanics proudly offer oil service that includes an in-depth vehicle inspection, plus a multi-point oil change service for your BMW, MINI, VW, or Audi vehicles. This is important because there is so much more to a car than just the oil. We believe that you have the right to know everything that your car needs to keep it safe. We feel it’s our job to give you the guidance you need to make that happen. Clients from Richmond, Short Pump, The West End, and The Fan District have come to trust that Bimmer Rescue offers the most reliable auto repair in the region. Customers stay with us for the long haul because we prove time and time again that our services are second to none. Once you enter our state-of-art facilities, you’ll see why we continue to earn rave reviews.   When you come to Bimmer Rescue for oil service, our inspection will end up saving you money o ... read more

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Make Your Mother Proud! Give Your Car 6-month Checkups.

Make Your Mother Proud! Give Your Car 6-month Checkups.

In a sense, the team of auto mechanics at Bimmer Rescue wants to play the part of a protective mother when it comes to auto repair. Clients come to us from Richmond, Short Pump, The West End, The Fan District, and other surrounding communities because they’ve come to trust that we offer integrity, honesty, and guidance when they visit the Bimmer Rescue Facility. Our clients mean the world to us and truly feel like family. That’s why we are committed to offering top-notch services to make them feel secure on the roads. Make your mother proud and stay on top of preventive maintenance! Here’s a story that illustrates what we mean from Rosalie M., who is a long-term client of ours: “These guys are the real deal. If your car has a problem (or two), they do their best to give you options (i.e., you should fix this now, but you can wait on this other issue). I'm probably their best customer this year... with a Mini S with 90,000 miles that decided to have all of i ... read more

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How to Find a Good Repair Shop

How to Find a Good Repair Shop

Sometimes some of our clients from Richmond, Short Pump, The West End, and The Fan District move out of state. The auto mechanics at Bimmer Rescue are happy to assist you in looking for auto repair shops in other areas that can match our same level of excellence. The team at Bimmer Rescue is always sad to see a customer leave. However, we understand that life happens and we want you to continue to have a seamless auto repair experience. Here are a few things that the team of auto mechanics at Bimmer Rescue recommend looking for in an auto repair shop: REPUTATION: If referrals from friends and family are not available, search Google and Yelp reviews. Take negative reviews with a grain of salt and make note of how a shop responds to a tense situation.  Do they make it right? PHYSICAL EVALUATION: Even if you go to an auto repair shop for minor repairs, a top-notch shop will always include a physical evaluation of your vehicle to prevent future ma ... read more

Are Aftermarket Warranties Worth It?

Are Aftermarket Warranties Worth It?

When you visit us for an auto repair, the team of auto mechanics at Bimmer Rescue is happy to discuss aftermarket warranty options with you. We’ve assisted customers from Richmond, Short Pump, The West End, The Fan District, and surrounding regions in assessing whether an aftermarket warranty would be beneficial for their cars and lifestyles. We have so many loyal and long-term clients because not only does Bimmer Rescue offer incredible auto repair, but we also provide above and beyond customer service. The team at Bimmer Rescue recommends that you pick a warranty that covers modern labor rates and parts generally expensive to fix, especially oil leaks and gaskets. If a warranty that you’re considering offers a Bronze, Silver, or Gold option, we highly suggest that you go for the Gold. If you need help reading the fine print, come sit down with us at Bimmer Rescue, and we’ll be your advocate with warranty companies. Customers choose to stay with us for years because ... read more

What Does a “Service Engine Soon” Light Mean in a European Vehicle?

What Does a “Service Engine Soon” Light Mean in a European Vehicle?

Whenever their European Vehicles need service, car owners trust our team of auto mechanics at Bimmer Rescue to handle everything. As the go-to auto repair shop throughout Richmond, Short Pump, the West End, and the Fan District, we provide honest and reliable service. If you own a European vehicle, particularly a BMW or MINI, you most likely have seen that “Service Engine Soon” or “Check Engine” light appear on your dashboard. You may have wondered exactly what that light means. Keep reading, and we will break it down for you.   Your car is a complex machine, built to be both dependable and innovative, and our team of auto mechanics is well-versed in the ins and outs of your beloved vehicle. If your Service Engine Soon light has appeared on your dashboard, don’t ignore it. This light is a warning telling you that something’s not quite right. It does not mean your engine is imminent danger of exploding, but you should call us as soon as you se ... read more

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