Transmission Services for 1998 BMW 323is

What’s the Importance of Your 1998 323is’s Transmission?

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. They're often easy to notice. 1998 BMW 323is transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let BMW 323is transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your 323is at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 1998 323iss

According to BMW, your 323is’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your 323is should be exchanged regularly with BMW-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1998 323is 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 engine running at peak performance.

BMW 323is Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for BMW 323is transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your 323is a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1998 BMW 323is’s Transmission

  • 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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my BMW tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 323is is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my 323is transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your BMW 323is’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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your BMW 323is’s Transmission Some TLC

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