To last as you would expect (and this could be up to 300k
miles!) your transmission will need servicing from time to time as
well; especially in high performance automobiles like your BMW.
If you have been following BMWs dealer guidelines for
transmission servicing, which many do; there are facts you should
know if you wish to have the highest reliability and life possible
from your transmission:
Most modern BMWs come from the factory with something called
"lifetime fill" fluid in the transmission.
This includes both automatics and manuals... What BMW isn't so
quick to tell you is that they state 80,000 miles IS that lifetime.
This is silly!
We strongly recommend replacing the fluid no later than 100,000
miles or you may be in for an unwelcome surprise; early
transmission problems or total failure. What regular flushing of
the transmission will offer is a long life of smooth shifting and
This can be likened to eating a healthy diet thats low in
cholesterol. If transmission fluid is like the blood of the
transmission, we want it to flow freely without any obstructions or
clogs, and also we want it to be clean so it can do its multitude
of jobs including cooling and cleaning the gears and valves.
If you want your BMW to last for many miles to come, we suggest
you give one of our friendly service specialists a call so we can
off you a formal quote for this service.
Our Service process is multistage and affordable, that will include
VAC Tech Tip:
We know many of you have a BMW with over 100k miles. With repair
prices higher than ever, servicing is the only way to insure you
get many many years and thousands of miles of reliable service and
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