Transmission Services for 2008 BMW 528i

Service Schedule for 2008 BMW 528i

When is it time for 2008 BMW 528i transmission service or repair?

Why is Your 2008 528i’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your 528i’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2008 BMW 528i transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore BMW 528i transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 528i at all.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 2008 528is

BMW recommends having your 528i's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, your 528i differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with BMW-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 2008 528i 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.

How Much Do BMW 528i Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep BMW 528i 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 inspect your 528i's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2008 BMW 528i Transmission Q&A

  • 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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a BMW 528i? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your 528i towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my 528i transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your BMW 528i’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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.

Show Your BMW 528i’s Transmission Some TLC

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.