2012 BMW 528i xDrive Maintenance

2012 BMW 528i xDrive Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2012 BMW 528i xDrive? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

Maintenance for Your 2012 BMW 528i xDrive

How often should I service my 2012 BMW 528i xDrive?

Here’s Why 2012 BMW 528i xDrive Scheduled Maintenance Matters

Take care of your BMW 528i xDrive and it'll take care of you. If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, your 528i xDrive could be on the road well past the 200,000 mile mark. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine 528i xDrive maintenance. Rely on the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been created just for your 2012 BMW 528i xDrive!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by BMW, your vehicle manufacturer. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; however, recommended maintenance usually includes services like tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your 528i xDrive perform better, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 2012 BMW 528i xDrive problems later.

Essential Maintenance to Keep Your BMW 528i xDrive Running Newer, Longer

Bring your 2012 BMW 528i xDrive to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and an expert technician will begin by performing 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 528i xDrive's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 2012 BMW 528i xDrive? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your 528i xDrive 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 528i xDrive battery. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. 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 528i xDrive won’t even be able to start with a weak battery, much less get you where you need to go.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can support your engine’s overall performance and keep your 2012 BMW 528i xDrive running newer, longer. See BMW's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 2012 528i xDrive in the chart at the top of this page. Keep in mind that your oil change interval could be different given your driving style and climate. 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 2012 BMW 528i xDrive.

Periodic service to the steering system in your BMW 528i xDrive can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. When it comes to steering and suspension, you want to catch small problems before they turn into big (and expensive) ones. You can count on Firestone Complete Auto Care’s trained technicians to inspect this system and, if needed, provide BMW 528i xDrive steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. Components within your BMW 528i xDrive's steering system require regular maintenance.

If you fall behind on routine BMW 528i xDrive 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 528i xDrive engine heating and cooling systems, as well as your air conditioning. Is it time to replace the radiator in your BMW 528i xDrive? We got it. A/C smelling musty? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 2012 BMW 528i xDrive maintenance and repairs.

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Questions About 2012 BMW 528i xDrive Maintenance

Take an active role in maintaining your 2012 BMW 528i xDrive. Get answers to common BMW 528i xDrive maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my BMW 528i xDrive? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 2012 528i xDrive is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When should I switch my BMW 528i xDrive to high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your BMW 528i xDrive? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can BMW dashboard warning lights wait? Because there might be a problem under the hood. Those warning lights are there for a reason! As soon as you notice that one’s illuminated, take your BMW 528i xDrive to Firestone Complete Auto Care so you can address any small problems long before they worsen.

Get Work Done on Your BMW 528i xDrive

Your BMW 528i xDrive isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.