2008 BMW 128i Transmission Service & Repairs

2008 BMW 128i Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when your 2008 128i is due for its next transmission service?

What Does Your BMW 128i Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your 128i’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2008 BMW 128i transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to BMW 128i transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 128i at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 2008 128is

According to BMW, your 128i’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, BMW recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2008 BMW 128is at certain intervals with BMW-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2008  BMW 128i transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your 128i’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your BMW running for miles and miles.

BMW 128i Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable BMW 128i transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 128i’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2008 BMW 128i’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your BMW's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a BMW? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your 128i towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 128i is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my 128i transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your BMW 128i’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your BMW, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your BMW 128i Transmission

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.