For your peace of mind please know that we will be continuing to adhere to the following guidelines at Foreign Autohaus:

- We are continuing to disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as light switches, doorknobs, handles, restrooms, counters, tables, and furniture multiple times throughout the day.
- Our technicians will wear disposable gloves while working on the Interior & Exterior of your vehicle.
- The Interior Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Door Handles will be sanitized before your vehicle is returned to you.
- All staff is required to wash hands multiple times throughout the day and after all interactions with customers.

Thank you for making us your hometown service center. We will get through this together!

Sincerely,
Your Foreign Autohaus Team

MINI Inspection I in Folsom, Ca

Inspection I Procedures

Undercarriage

  • Change engine oil and filter while the engine is at normal operation temperature.
  • Check transmission for leaks.
  • Change CVT (automatic) transmission fluid.
  • Half shafts - Check for leaks at flexible boots.
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines, and connections for leaks
  • Check condition, position, and mounting of the exhaust system. Examine for leaks.
  • Check power steering system for leaks.
  • Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads (outer pads only) using a special tool.
  • If a replacement is necessary:
    - Examine brake disc surfaces.
    - Clean brake pad contact points in calipers.
    - Grease wheel centering hubs.
  • Check the thickness of parking brake linings only when replacing rear pads.
  • Check to steer for the absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage, and joint disc.
  • Check brake and clutch system connectors and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.
  • Check parking brake actuation; adjust if necessary.
  • Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
  • Check the condition of tires (outer surfaces (left/right)), tread wear and pattern; In case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if required.
    - Note: If requested, rotate all four road wheels as instructed and rebalance.
  • Inspect entire body according to terms of rust perforation limited warranty (must be performed at least every 2 years).

Engine Compartment

  • Read out diagnostic system
  • Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks.
  • Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary.
  • - Note: Coolant must be replaced every 4 years (time interval begins from the vehicle's production date).
  • Check level of brake and clutch fluid in reservoir; add fluid if required.
    - Note: Replace brake fluid every 2 years (time interval begins from the vehicle's production date).
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Fill up and/or correct if necessary.
  • Check air conditioner for operation.
  • Replace microfilter
    - Note: Reduce replacement interval in dusty operating conditions
  • Reset Service Indicator.

Body/Electrical

  • Check battery state of charge, and charge if required.
  • Check lighting system, i.e. headlights, foglights, parking, backup, license plate, interior, glove box, illuminated makeup mirrors, luggage area lights.
  • Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.
  • Check all warning/indicator lights, check control.
  • Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch.
  • Check windshield and tailgate wiper and washer system(s); wiper blades, washer jet positions.
  • Check condition and function of safety belts.
  • Check central locking system.
  • Check operation of all latches.
  • Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger.
  • Check rear view mirrors
  • Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations, or accessories.

Final Inspection

  • Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission.
  • Visually check shock absorbers for leaks.
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