1990 BMW 525i Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 1990 525i’s Transmission?

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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 1990 BMW 525i transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to BMW 525i transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your 525i isn’t working at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 1990 525is

BMW recommends having your 525i's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your 525i should be exchanged regularly with BMW-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1990  BMW 525i transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your 525i’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

BMW 525i Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep BMW 525i transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 525i’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1990 BMW 525i’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your BMW's brakes? 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 offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your 525i towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 525i is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my 525i transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your BMW 525i’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for BMW 525i Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1990 525i, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.