1998 BMW 528i Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 1998 528i’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1998 BMW 528i transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to BMW 528i transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 528i at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 1998 528is

BMW recommends having your 528i's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your 528i differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with BMW-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 1998  BMW 528i transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your 528i’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

BMW 528i Transmission Service Pricing

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

Questions About 1998 BMW 528i’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. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my 528i's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your BMW 528i transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.

Brake for BMW 528i Transmission Service

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