1992 Ford Aerostar Oil Change

1992 Ford Aerostar Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 1992 Ford Aerostar? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 1992 Ford Aerostar Oil Changes

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 1992 Ford Aerostar? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. After all, like our maintenance technician Brianna says, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Ford recommends changing your 1992 Aerostar’s oil at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Your Aerostar may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, smell oil inside the car, or notice excess vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Ford if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, go off-roading a lot, or drive at low speeds for long distances. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Ford Aerostar. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What Type of Oil Does My Ford Aerostar Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 1992 Ford Aerostar motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Ford has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1992 Ford Aerostar vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, maintain proper engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. In an oil change service, an auto technician will change your Aerostar’s oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off important fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your Aerostar by considering your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Fords

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Ford? Your Aerostar engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Talk with a teammate and consult your owner's manual before picking a motor oil. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, you can choose from the following oils: Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, and Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are proven winners. For instance, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard. [1] And Pennzoil? Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is fortified to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. Always refer to Ford's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1992 Ford Aerostar.

Where to Go for 1992 Ford Aerostar Oil Change

When it's time for a 1992 Ford Aerostar oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Ford vehicles. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right motor oil at the right price. Find out how much your Ford Aerostar oil change will cost by calling ahead. Let the experts take care of your Aerostar’s engine by making an oil change appointment today. Many stores offer extended and weekend openings for your convenience.

[1] ILSAC GF-5 represents the latest performance standard set by the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), a joint effort of U.S. and Japanese automobile manufacturers. Most automobile manufacturers are expected to recommend oils that meet ILSAC GF-5. API SN is the most recent service category issued by API’s Lubricants Group. Oils meeting API SN and the new “Resource Conserving” designation meet all ILSAC GF-5 performance requirements.

1992 Ford Aerostar Oil Change Questions

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Ford Aerostar? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these components can grind against each other, generate excess heat, and cause your Ford Aerostar engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • Can I change my Ford Aerostar oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. You’ll have to buy special tools and figure out a way to recycle the old oil properly. Having your oil professionally changed reduces the chances of something going wrong with the oil change, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Ford Aerostar exhaust smoke grayish or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. It may be time for a pro to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, fried piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get Your Ford Aerostar Oil Changed

Help your 1992 Aerostar engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!