2016 BMW 340i xDrive Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 2016 340i xDrive’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. BMW 340i xDrive transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to BMW 340i xDrive transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your 340i xDrive’s not even driveable.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 2016 340i xDrives

Your 340i xDrive’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to BMW. For example, your 340i xDrive differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with BMW-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 2016 340i xDrive up to BMW-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 340i xDrive’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

BMW 340i xDrive Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep BMW 340i xDrive transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 340i xDrive’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 2016 BMW 340i xDrive’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.
  • What can I tow in a BMW? 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 340i xDrive is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my 340i xDrive's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your BMW 340i xDrive’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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your BMW 340i xDrive Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2016 340i xDrive, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.