2018 BMW 230i xDrive Transmission Service

What Does Your BMW 230i xDrive 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 tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2018 BMW 230i xDrive transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore BMW 230i xDrive transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your 230i xDrive at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 2018 230i xDrives

Your 230i xDrive’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to BMW. First off, BMW recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2018 BMW 230i xDrives at certain intervals with BMW-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2018 230i xDrive up to BMW-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your 230i xDrive’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

BMW 230i xDrive Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep BMW 230i xDrive transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 230i xDrive’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2018 BMW 230i xDrive’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your BMW's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to 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 light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your 230i xDrive’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my 230i xDrive's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your BMW 230i xDrive’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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your BMW 230i xDrive’s Transmission Some TLC

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