Transmission Services for 1986 BMW 325e

What’s the Importance of Your 1986 325e’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your 325e’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1986 BMW 325e transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to BMW 325e transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your 325e’s not even driveable.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 1986 325es

BMW recommends having your 325e's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, your 325e differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with BMW-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1986 325e up to BMW-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your 325e’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

BMW 325e Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for BMW 325e 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 inspect your 325e's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1986 BMW 325e’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your BMW? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for 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. 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 325e is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my 325e transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your BMW 325e transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your BMW's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for BMW 325e Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your 325e today.