1986 BMW 528e Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your BMW 528e Transmission Do?

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. They're often easy to notice. 1986 BMW 528e transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore BMW 528e transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your 528e isn’t working at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 1986 528es

According to BMW, your 528e’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your 528e differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with BMW-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1986 528e up to BMW-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

BMW 528e Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep BMW 528e transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your 528e a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 BMW 528e Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your BMW? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a BMW? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. 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 528e is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my 528e transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 528e’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your BMW 528e Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your 528e today.