2012 BMW 328i Maintenance

2012 BMW 328i Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2012 BMW 328i? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

Scheduled Maintenance for Your 2012 BMW 328i

What is the maintenance schedule for the 2012 BMW 328i?

Your Guide to 2012 BMW 328i Scheduled Maintenance

When it comes to your BMW 328i, how you treat your car makes all the difference in its performance. If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, your 328i has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. But how do you know what service to get and when? Instead of waiting for an issue to arise with your 328i, you can stay ahead of problems before they even begin. Rely on the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been created just for your 2012 BMW 328i!

BMW knows your vehicle inside and out (they made it, after all!), so they’ve designed this schedule with your car’s unique needs in mind. Depending on driving conditions and climate in your area (as well as other contributing factors, like your personal travel habits), your car’s scheduled maintenance needs may vary; however, recommended maintenance usually includes services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Keeping up with routine service appointments is a great way to keep your 328i running for longer, keep you safer on the road, and prevent common 2012 BMW 328i problems.

Essential Maintenance to Keep Your BMW 328i Running Newer, Longer

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 2012 BMW 328i for factory-recommended routine maintenance and our technicians will jump right in with a Courtesy Check. The Courtesy Check helps us see what we’re working with under the hood, and allows us to alert you to any potential problems before they worsen. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your 328i's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 2012 BMW 328i? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your BMW 328i battery. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! Otherwise, your battery could die unexpectedly, leaving you and your 328i stranded. Your BMW 328i won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 2012 BMW 328i engine. Reference the chart toward the top of the page if you're not sure about the optimal oil change intervals for your 2012 328i. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 2012 BMW 328i.

Maintaining your BMW 328i steering and suspension system can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide BMW 328i steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your BMW 328i's steering system with regular maintenance.

If you fall behind on routine BMW 328i maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you (and your engine) could quickly lose your cool when there's a problem on the road–especially if that problem is an overheated engine or broken A/C. We can help you with all those issues. Our technicians have the knowledge and tools to repair and maintain the heating and cooling systems for your BMW 328i’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Is it time to replace the radiator in your BMW 328i? We can take care of that. Is your A/C blowing hot air? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for 2012 BMW 328i maintenance.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

2012 BMW 328i Maintenance Q&A

Take an active role in maintaining your 2012 BMW 328i. Get answers to common BMW 328i maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What should I do after hitting a pothole in my BMW 328i? You know your BMW 328i better than anyone else, so you’ll know if something doesn’t feel right while driving. Have your alignment checked (and adjusted if necessary) as soon as you notice a pulling steering wheel to prevent suspension damage or uneven tire wear.
  • When does my BMW 328i need high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your BMW 328i? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  •  Why are my BMW dashboard lights on? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your BMW 328i, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Get Work Done on Your BMW 328i

Don’t let unexpected car trouble get the best of you. Stay ahead of potential problems and schedule a routine BMW 328i maintenance appointment today.