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Jerry Sarno

Jerry is a Master BMW technician from Boston, MA with 10 years of automotive experience. He currently owns a BMW X5 3.0i, 540i, and a bass boat. During the week he spends his time in the shop fixing BMWs and likes fresh water fishing on the weekends.

Recent Posts

How to Fix Common Mercedes-Benz Oil Leaks

Posted by Jerry Sarno
on Mar 19, 2015
Topping-up oil every week becomes a chore that no enthusiast likes to perform. Even something as minor as a slow drip is an annoyance that ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Mercedes

Mercedes Benz 722.6 transmission [WIP]

Posted by Jerry Sarno
on Mar 1, 2015
Mercedes 722.6 transmission service interval is every 40,000miles. Requiring you to replace the transmission fluid, filter, and gasket.... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

How to Replace a BMW Oil Filter Housing Gasket (6-Cylinder)

Posted by Jerry Sarno
on Feb 25, 2015
BMW's N51-N55 6-Cylinder is known for its widespread use in nearly all BMW vehicles since 2004. Repairing this oil leak may just save your ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

BMW Ground Strap Theory & Replacement

Posted by Jerry Sarno
on Jan 27, 2015
Long cranking, hard starting. These are usually two signs that a vehicle is in need of a tune-up, or a battery. This may be true, or it may ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

How to Fix BMW M54 Cold Weather Tensioner Noise

Posted by Jerry Sarno
on Jan 16, 2015
This morning my BMW X5 3.0i was making a rattling noise with a light screech from the engine bay. The outside temp gauge read 23 degrees ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

BMW E46/E39/E83/E53 Maintenance Tips & Service Light Reset

Posted by Jerry Sarno
on Jan 9, 2015
So your oil service light is on, but what does your BMW really need? This light can suggest that a bit more than an oil service needs to be ... Read more

Topics: BMW

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