The transmission plays a crucial role in a car’s performance. Depending on which gear a vehicle is in, it transfers a certain level of power from the engine to the axles, the rods connected to the wheels.
BMW offers a special transmission: the cutting-edge, high-performance Steptronic. It’s a machine with both automatic and manual modes. In fact, certain BMW models let drivers manually shift gears by pressing buttons embedded in the steering wheel. However, a BMW generally won’t let people go into a gear that isn’t safe for a given driving situation.
BMW transmission fluid is just as impressive. It’s a premium synthetic liquid that can sometimes function for 100,000 miles.
Unfortunately, even BMW transmissions can fail for one reason or another. Fortunately, A-1 Imports Autoworks, a BMW specialist, is always available to help.
Anyone who’s ever looked at a transmission up close knows how many intricate little parts it contains. As such, this machine can be touchy.
What are some signs that it’s time to get a transmission looked at?
A BMW owner should have a transmission serviced after about 50,000 miles. During that visit, the specialist will send out the transmission to a trusted transmission shop where they will further examine the transmission filter and replace the fluid.
If there’s a problem with a transmission, the transmission specialist can take one of these three actions:
Finally, everyone at A-1 Imports Autoworks provides prompt, friendly and dependable service. And, from older models to the most high-tech varieties, they know everything there is to know about BMW transmissions. For an appointment, please call 415-453-3601 at any time.