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BMW M3 Transmission

BMW M3 transmission services offered by Nalley BMW of Decatur:

  • Transmission Flush
  • Transmission Restoration
  • Transmission Filter Replacement
  • Transmission Fluid Change
  • Transmission Repair
  • A Full BMW M3Transmission Service includes a flush, filter replacement, fluid change, gasket, hose and pan inspection and a free multi-point inspection on all other components.

At Nalley BMW of Decatur, our skilled mechanics specialize in BMW M3 transmission repair and are OEM certified. Check out our awesome service department reviews online to see why thousands of BMW M3 happy owners choose us for fast, affordable, and steady auto repair.

BMW M3 Transmission Filter

Changing your BMW M3 transmission filter isn't as easy as other filters in your car. There are multiple important parts to your transmission filter including the filter itself, which is frequently a metal plate with a fiber material that catches pollutants. Your BMW M3 will also contain a gasket, pickup tube, and rubber seal which may all need to be replaced along with the filter. Your BMW M3 transmission filter will need to be replaced each 30,000 or 50,000 miles. Be sure to check your vehicle's maintenance guide for more information on mileage and time intervals. You can also give Nalley BMW of Decatur a call for expert and quick advice. If you'd like us to handle your transmission service, we usually promote transmission service coupons ranging from filter discounts to fluid specials on a monthly basis. Click here for more service specials and parts specials.

BMW M3 Transmission Fluid

A transmission fluid change is ordinarily half the price of a transmission flush as it requires a lot less fluid and time to accurately perform. BMW M3 transmission fluid changes are immensely important to keep your vehicle's transmission cool and lubricated. If you don't routinely and always change your fluids at least every 30,000 miles or so, you may find that your BMW M3 transmission will promptly slip. Check your car's owner's manual for more information on the specific mileage intervals in which your transmission needs the fluid changed. At Nalley BMW of Decatur, we offer a variety of transmission fluid specials. You can also schedule transmission service online and save even more. if you need help researching fluid levels, pricing, or finding a respected service center, give us a call at 7706285694 and one of our proficient service specialists will gladly help.

BMW M3 Transmission Flush

A transmission flush is usually twice the price of a fluid change due to the amount of difficult time the service takes and the fact that the flush not only replaces the fluid in the pan but likewise removes excessive fluid from the cooler lines and other parts of your essential transmission. A BMW M3 transmission flush likewise uses about 10 quarts of fluid to totally clean and flush out the system.

How do you know if you need a Transmission Fluid Change or Transmission Flush?

A transmission flush is only necessary if your system contains unchecked dirt or debris. If the fluid is tremendously dark or contains other sediments, we would advocate a complete system flush instead of only just exchanging the fluid. If you'd like one of our experienced and skillful BMW M3 mechanics to delicately examine your transmission fluid, book your transmission service online or give Nalley BMW of Decatur a call at 7706285694.

BMW M3 Transmission Replacement

Car transmissions are extremely complex. Deciding on whether to entirely rebuild or replace a bad transmission can be very difficult. Often, the deciding element is determining which parts are bad or failing. During a rebuild, Nalley BMW of Decatur will absolutely disassemble your BMW M3 transmission and delicately clean and examine every single part. This requires exceptionally considerable knowledge of not only the parts of the transmission, but the cost of repair versus replacement. It also requires knowing which components are compatible. Our certified BMW master technicians specialize in transmissions and can complete this process delicately, expeditiously and effectively.

BMW M3 transmission replacement is a much simpler option, nevertheless, it can be more expensive in the short term. Price shouldn't be your only concern when looking for a transmission replacement, particularly in a BMW M3. Having the newest and most compatible parts assembled by a factory trained master mechanic can save you a considerable amount of money in the long run. The option that's best for you is utterly your decision. Call the service experts at Nalley BMW of Decatur and let us help you. We regularly promote an assortment of transmission replacement specials and transmission service specials to help you save.

BMW M3 Automatic vs Manual Transmission

Automatic and manual transmission will regularly require an assortment of different fluids. Automatic transmission fluids are ordinarily thinner and are regularly red or green in color. Manual transmission fluid or gear oil is more stout and thicker due to additives and other essential compounds necessary to lubricate the gearbox and other parts. Manual transmissions have a higher friction environment due to the way gears are changed, thus the lubricant is greatly different.

Not only are the fluids different between manual and automatic transmissions but the level of heat the fluids experience is extremely different. Automatic transmissions generate substantial heat and thus the fluid in your transmission must be changed more ordinarily. If you don't change your BMW M3 transmission fluid, your transmission will have perilous broken metal shavings and other corrosive material spread throughout the critical components of your BMW M3. You should ordinarily check the fluid levels between your fluid and transmission flush service intervals. In many cases, manual transmissions don't come equipped with a dipstick to check your fluid levels, so it can be exceedingly difficult to do. Call or visit Nalley BMW of Decatur for more details if your transmission doesn't contain a dipstick.

BMW M3 Transmission Problems

Common warning signs that your transmission is having issues are:

  • One of the most common signs is when your transmission shifts gears but the result of those shifts are delayed.
  • Transmission fluid leaks are the most common and important sign you need a transmission fluid change or potentially even a complete flush service. It's uncommon, but leaks could again mean there's an issue with your transmission hose.
  • An quickly obvious sign would be if your BMW M3 transmission warning light is on.
  • Strange smells are a sign your transmission fluid is burning inside your components.
  • If you notice an odd noise or grinding sound when you shift gears or if you feel your gears catching when you change them then your transmission likely needs more lubricant or something more serious could be at fault.

If you experience or think you may be experiencing any of these issues, give Nalley BMW of Decatur a call today and we'll walk you through the step by step process of checking your fluid levels or you can bring your BMW M3 into our factory-trained proficient technicians and we can correctly diagnose any issues your vehicle may have for free as part of our multi-point inspection process. Schedule your transmission service online today!

BMW M3 Transmission Cost

The cost of a new BMW M3 transmission could be over $3,500 depending on the car, however, transmission services such as fluid changes and a transmission fluid flush are greatly less costly, in some cases costing less than $150. These services are essential to prolonging the life of your BMW M3 transmission. At Nalley BMW of Decatur, we offer a huge variety of transmission repair specials and transmission parts discounts. Call 7706285694 or schedule an appointment online to learn more!