Autobahn Motorcars

16625 York Rd.,
Monkton, MD 21111 US
4.5
8 Reviews
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8 Reviews

  • Taylor8 months ago

    Recently my shark decided to stop swimming on the highway. I coasted to a stop on the side of the road. It was dark, cold, and scary outside, and i was far from home. I managed to restart it twice after tapping on everything electrical, but was only able to limp a few hundred meters before loosing power again. i pulled out my phone and searched for a local repair shop. To my amazement, one called Autobahn Motorcars was only a few kilometers away, which sounded perfect for my ailing kraut. As my headlights illuminated the parking lot, several E28s came into view and my suspicions about this being the right place were confirmed.

    Jim toiled away to diagnose the electrical problems. Luckily, he had the technology and know-how to tap into the shark's 30 year old brain and nervous system, and find the root cause of the malfunctions. Ultimately replacing the computer, ignition switch, and coolant temp sensor. He also identified that the air flow sensor was slightly out of spec and could use replacement eventually. While there, Jim treated the old girl with care, and had her parked indoors. He charged a reasonable price considering the many hours he put in, and provided excellent communication. We even worked together to source the computer to save some money.

    I really appreciate the way Autobahn does business, and would recommend them to anyone.

    Thanks!

    1986 BMW 635csi
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  • Ji9 months ago

    Have been going to Jim the last few years. Great quality work. The car is 190K and runs very smoothly.

    2002 BMW 525i
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  • randy3 years ago

    One owner car with 110K miles. Jim did an excellent job rebuilding the entire suspension system, springs, disc brakes, exhaust system and swaybar. Car handles better than when it was new.

    Jim also rebuilt the engine from new gaskets all around, reset valves, starter, alternator, radiator, fuel injectors and installed a new air intake system.

    Very trustworthy and knows his stuff.

    1988 BMW 325I convertible
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  • James3 years ago

    Recently bought an '04 M3. Took it straight to Jim to go through the car. He knows the cars, what he's doing, and does high quality work for a reasonable price. He did work as involved as replacing the oil pan gasket, clutch, and flywheel; to work on easier fixes like the glove box latch, and replacing light lenses. The car runs and feels like new. Will be back to do upgrades in the future.

    2004 BMW M3
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  • Enrico7 years ago

    I have been going to Jim for over 4 years now - he's kept my 330xi running as it should. Dealers may be good initially to take care of warranty work, but beyond that, it's nice to have a private mechanic that specializes in BMW you can turn to and trust.

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  • Ted7 years ago

    I have been going Jim for about a year and I have to say I am very pleased with his service. He understands it is a tough economy and he does not try to price gauge anyone with a huge bill by marking up parts 50%. He has serviced my 2002 BMW 330ci, my 1999 Porsche 911 and our newer 2009 Porsche Cayenne. Jim will tell you how it is and what your options are for the repair. If he can save you some money on parts he will. I would definately recommend Jim to service your BMW or Porsche.

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  • Dave8 years ago

    I called them to get a quote for a repair to compare to the outrageous quote that BMW gave me. He asked me what BMW was charging and when I said that I didn't want to disclose that information just yet, he told me "I don't play these mickey mouse games" and hung up on me. What stellar customer service!!

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    Jim7 years ago

    Dave's story is not straight, I needed to try and figure out what part he needed. He didn't trust me. For 23 years our prices have been 20 to 50 % below the dealers. That's a know fact, Dave is just a miserable BMW driver who should be driving a Yugo instead." Drive like a sport and pay like a sport", chump.

  • Tom10 years ago

    Jim who runs the place is a very efficient and friendly guy. Fixed my broken power windows in 30-40 mins and it cost me less than half of what BMW Dealer quoted. Well recommended.

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