Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about your BMW? We’ve put together some of our frequently asked questions. If you can’t find the answer you’re after you can submit a question using the form at the bottom of this page.

To contact Bowker Preston located at Preston Docklands simply call 01772 769976, alternatively you can contact them online here.

To contact Bowker Blackburn located at Trident Park on the Ring Road, simply call 01254 274444, alternatively you can contact them online here.

The opening hours for Bowker Preston BMW are as follows:

Sales Department:
Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Appointments Advisable)
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
 
Service Department:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Sunday: CLOSED
 
The opening hours for Bowker Blackburn BMW are as follows:
 
Sales Department:
Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Appointments Advisable)
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
 
Service Department:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

BMW recommends that at least once a year regardless of how few miles you have put on the vehicle to perform an oil change and service check. If you happen to drive your vehicle a lot then, BMW recommends every 10,000 miles you bring your vehicle in for an oil change.

Book a Service

If your BMW is equipped with the latest iDrive System; From the main screen, scroll to ‘Vehicle Information’, then ‘vehicle status’, and then ‘service required’.

You are always welcome to bring your vehicle in so that our service department may perform an actual key read on your vehicle to let you know if it is due for service.

Book a Service

The cost of a service can vary depending on the age and mileage of the vehicle. Bowker BMW offer a bespoke discount* on vehicles over three years old. Learn more about our Bespoke Discount click here.

Book a Service

Both Bowker Preston and Bowker Blackburn have service Centres with trained BMW technicians. Book your appointment or contact us today for a quote. Call 01772 769976 for Preston, or 01254 274444 for Blackburn.

Book a Service

The price of an MOT at Bowker BMW is just £39.99. Not only will you be leaving your pride and joy in the safe hands of an expert BMW Technician, but they will take it through 150 rigorous checks and only use Genuine BMW Parts for any repairs.

Unsure about when your BMW needs an MOT? Click here and enter your vehicle’s make and registration number.

Book an MOT

Yes, you can part-exchange your current BMW for a new model, and the good news, it’s really simply and our team are here to assist you with any questions you have. So, whether you’re looking for a fully Electric, Plug-in Hybrid, Diesel or a Petrol BMW we have what you’re looking for. You’re guaranteed to find the perfect BMW for you.

Why not use our Finance Health Check to see what your vehicle is worth?

Value my Vehicle

Selling your BMW is really easy! We’re are currently looking for BMWs to add to our Approved Used stock. Our valuations are quick, accurate, and reflect the condition of your car at the time of inspection. Holding a full BMW service history will improve the value of your car.

Sell My BMW

Yes, at Bowker BMW we offer Complimentary Finance Health Check, regardless of the make or model of vehicle you currently own. Why not see what your vehicle could be worth?

Value My Vehicle

There are two ways to create a BMW ID, the first is whilst in your BMW press the person icon next to the time on the top right have side of the screen, this will bring up Driver Profiles, click create profile, then simply scan the QR code on screen to create your profile.

The second way to create a BMW ID is online, to create yours click here, once done, simply sign in next time you’re in your BMW.

Check the status of your BMW, use one of the many remote control features, plan trips in advance, book your next service appointment, or discover the world of BMW – all from the convenience of your smartphone.

A test drive can be arranged using our online booking system:

Book a test drive at Preston

Booka test drive at Blackburn

Alternatively, you can enquire with our sales team and they will arrange a test drive with you subject to availability and a qualifying criteria.

Bowker Preston: 01772 769976, alternatively you can contact them online here.

Bowker Blackburn: 01254 274444, alternatively you can contact them online here.

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