1984 BMW 318i Transmission Service

Why is Your 1984 318i’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 1984 BMW 318i transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore BMW 318i transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your 318i’s not even driveable.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 1984 318is

BMW recommends having your 318i's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, BMW recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1984 BMW 318is at certain intervals with BMW-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1984 318i services and perform them according to BMW-recommended specifications. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

BMW 318i Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for BMW 318i transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your 318i a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1984 BMW 318i Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your BMW's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my BMW tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 318i towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my 318i's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1984 318i’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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.

Show Your BMW 318i’s Transmission Some TLC

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your 318i today.