2016 BMW 528i Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your BMW 528i Transmission Do?

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 tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2016 BMW 528i transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore BMW 528i transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your 528i’s not even driveable.

BMW Transmission Recommendations for 2016 528is

Your 528i’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to BMW. Specifically, your 528i differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with BMW-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 2016 528i services and perform them according to BMW-recommended specifications. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

BMW 528i Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep BMW 528i transmission repairs and services affordable. 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 fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2016 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.
  • 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. Defying your 528i towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. 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? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2016 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. 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.