2008 BMW 135i Maintenance

2008 BMW 135i Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2008 BMW 135i? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

Here’s Why 2008 BMW 135i Scheduled Maintenance Matters

You want your BMW 135i to last as long as possible. With proactive maintenance, your 135i has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. So, you want to care for your car, but you’re not sure when to get certain services. There's no need to guess when it's time to get 135i maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. Just follow your 2008 BMW 135i maintenance schedule!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, BMW themselves. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; however, recommended maintenance usually includes services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your 135i's life, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 2008 BMW 135i problems later.

Overview of Essential BMW 135i Maintenance Needs

Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for manufacturer-recommended routine maintenance on your 2008 BMW 135i and our technicians will jump right in with a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. Every Courtesy Check will include a visual inspection of your 135i. We’ll check your head and tail lights, fluid levels, filters, tires (and their alignment!), and windshield wiper blades. We’ll also perform a free battery check to determine your battery’s charge level.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 2008 BMW 135i? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your BMW 135i battery, and so can frequent short drives. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. Otherwise, you may find yourself (and your trusty 135i) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your BMW 135i won’t even be able to start with a weak battery, much less get you where you need to go.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can help your 2008 BMW 135i's engine run smoother. See BMW's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 2008 135i in the chart at the top of this page. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. Not sure what type of oil to use for your 2008 BMW 135i? We can help with that, too!

Routine upkeep for your BMW 135i suspension and steering system can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. Don’t let a misalignment or pulling steering wheel put you in danger. You can count on Firestone Complete Auto Care’s trained technicians to inspect this system and, if needed, provide BMW 135i steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. To keep your car running at its best, it’s essential to have regular maintenance services on your BMW 135i's steering and suspension system.

If you skip recommended BMW 135i services, you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. We can help you with all those issues. Our technicians have the knowledge and tools to repair and maintain the heating and cooling systems for your BMW 135i’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Need a new BMW 135i radiator? We can take care of that. A/C smelling musty? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for 2008 BMW 135i maintenance.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

2008 BMW 135i Maintenance Questions

Take an active role in maintaining your 2008 BMW 135i. Get answers to common BMW 135i maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • When should I have BMW 135i alignment checked? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 2008 135i is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When should I switch my BMW 135i to high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your BMW 135i? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can BMW dashboard warning lights wait? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your BMW 135i, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Get Work Done on Your BMW 135i

Take care of your BMW 135i and it'll take care of you. Schedule an appointment for routine maintenance today.