When do I need to service my BMW?


Here is what we recommend for our BMWs to take them through the warranty period – and beyond. Make sure you scroll to the bottom of this page to see the Additional Notes for Regular Scheduled Maintenance.

OIL SERVICE Every 6,000 miles Starting at 1200miles
MINOR 1 SERVICE Every 15,000 miles Starting at 7,500 miles
MAJOR 2 SERVICE 1 Every 30,000 miles Starting at 20,000 miles
MAJOR 3 SERVICE 2 Every 45,000 miles Starting at 40,000 miles

Additional Notes for Regular Scheduled BMW Maintenance:

      • Engine cooling system flush: every 36 months
      • Hydraulic system (brake and clutch) flush: every 24 months
      • Body inspection: every 36 months
      • Rotate and balance tires: every 6,000 to 8,000 miles
      • Automatic transmission service: every Inspection II or approximately 30,000 miles
      • Power steering system flush: every 30,000 miles
      • Diagnostic test of SRS/MRS airbag system: during every Inspection II
      • Hydraulic leveling system flush: every 50,000 miles or 48 months
      • Oil change: every 5,000 to 7,000 miles or every 12 months
      • Minor service (driven under 10,000 miles per/year): every 12 months
      • Air filter change: 12,000 miles or every major service
      • External micro-filter: included with every Inspection I/Inspection II
      • Internal micro-filter: every 36 months or 36,000 miles
      • Alignment: every 25,000 miles
      • Fuel filter replacement,  every 3 years

(not every item applies to all cars)