1998 BMW 328is Scheduled Maintenance

1998 BMW 328is Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 1998 BMW 328is? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

What to Know About 1998 BMW 328is Scheduled Maintenance

When it comes to your BMW 328is, how you treat your car makes all the difference in its performance. With proactive maintenance, your 328is could be on the road well past the 200,000 mile mark. But how do you know what service to get and when? It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine 328is maintenance. Rely on the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been created just for your 1998 BMW 328is!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by BMW, your vehicle manufacturer. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; however, recommended maintenance usually includes services like tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Keeping up with routine service appointments is a great way to keep your 328is running for longer, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1998 BMW 328is problems later.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your BMW 328is

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 1998 BMW 328is for factory-recommended routine maintenance and a skilled technician will start the appointment 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 328is's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Maybe it's time to find a new auto battery for your 1998 BMW 328is. Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your 328is may need a replacement battery sooner. Taking short trips or exposing your car to extreme temperatures (like in the dead of winter or heat of summer) could reduce the life expectancy of your BMW 328is battery. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! If you keep driving on a battery that can't hold a charge, you run the risk of being stranded when your battery finally gives out (and no one can predict where that might be!). Your BMW 328is could quickly go from being a trusty ride to a source of stress in a matter of minutes.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can help your 1998 BMW 328is's engine run smoother. To learn how often BMW recommends you have the oil changed in your 1998 328is, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. A Firestone Complete Auto Care technician will be happy to help you determine the best oil change frequency for your car’s needs. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 1998 BMW 328is.

Routine upkeep for your BMW 328is suspension and steering system can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. Don’t let a misalignment or pulling steering wheel put you in danger. You can count on Firestone Complete Auto Care’s trained technicians to inspect this system and, if needed, perform BMW 328is suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your BMW 328is's steering system with regular maintenance.

If you fall behind on routine BMW 328is maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Don’t sweat it, though! Our technicians can take care of those issues, too. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we have what it takes to provide top-notch service for your BMW 328is engine heating and cooling systems, as well as your air conditioning. Is it time to replace the radiator in your BMW 328is? We can take care of that. A/C smelling musty? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for 1998 BMW 328is maintenance.

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

Questions About 1998 BMW 328is Maintenance

Take an active role in maintaining your 1998 BMW 328is. Get answers to common BMW 328is maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • When should I have BMW 328is alignment checked? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 1998 328is is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When should I use high mileage oil in my BMW 328is? Got 75,000+ miles on the odometer? Consider high mileage motor oil. High mileage oil is formulated to address the specific problems encountered by high mileage vehicles, or those with more than 75,000 miles. It can help reduce oil consumption, smoke, and emissions from older BMW 328is engines.
  • Can I ignore dashboard lights on my BMW? 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 328is, 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 328is

Your BMW 328is isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.