1991 BMW 525i Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 1991 525i’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1991 BMW 525i transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore BMW 525i transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your 525i isn’t working at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 1991 525is

According to BMW, your 525i’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your 525i should be exchanged regularly with BMW-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1991  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.

How Much Do BMW 525i Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable BMW 525i transmission repairs and services. 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 vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1991 BMW 525i Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your BMW? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a BMW 525i? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your 525i’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my 525i's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1991 525i’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for BMW 525i Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1991 525i, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.