2011 BMW 528i Transmission Service

Why is Your 2011 528i’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your 528i’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2011 BMW 528i transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, 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 discover that your 528i’s not even driveable.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 2011 528is

According to BMW, your 528i’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, your 528i differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with BMW-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 2011  BMW 528i transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 528i’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your BMW running for miles and miles.

BMW 528i Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable BMW 528i transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 528i’s major systems and components to help inform your car service 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.

2011 BMW 528i Transmission Q&A

  • 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 528i? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. 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.
  • How often does my 528i transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2011 528i’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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

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.