Transmission Services for 1997 BMW 328i

What Does Your BMW 328i 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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your 328i’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1997 BMW 328i transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to BMW 328i transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 328i at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 1997 328is

According to BMW, your 328i’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, BMW recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 BMW 328is at certain intervals with BMW-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 328i services and perform them according to BMW-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your 328i’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

BMW 328i Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for BMW 328i transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 328i’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1997 BMW 328i’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. 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 volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 328i towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my 328i's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your BMW 328i’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 328i’s Transmission Some TLC

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