1999 BMW 318ti Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your BMW 318ti Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1999 BMW 318ti transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore BMW 318ti transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 318ti at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 1999 318tis

Your 318ti’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to BMW. Specifically, your 318ti differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with BMW-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1999 318ti up to BMW-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your BMW running for miles and miles.

BMW 318ti Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep BMW 318ti transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your 318ti's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission 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.

1999 BMW 318ti Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your BMW? 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.
  • How much can my BMW tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your 318ti towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my 318ti's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your BMW 318ti transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.

Take Time for Your BMW 318ti Transmission

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