1987 Ford E-150 Econoline Maintenance Schedule

Maintain Your Ford E-150 Econoline

Your Ford E-150 Econoline isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.

Maintenance for Your 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline

What is the maintenance schedule for the 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline?

Here’s Why 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline Scheduled Maintenance Matters

You want your Ford E-150 Econoline to last as long as possible. With the right maintenance at the right time, your E-150 Econoline has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine E-150 Econoline maintenance. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Ford themselves. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; however, there’s a good chance that your vehicle’s recommended maintenance services will include oil changes, tire rotations, brake pad replacement, filter changes, and fluid checks and exchanges. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your E-150 Econoline perform better, increase your vehicle safety, and prevent common 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline problems.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your Ford E-150 Econoline

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline for factory-recommended routine maintenance and a skilled technician will start the appointment with a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. Every Courtesy Check will include a visual inspection of your E-150 Econoline. We’ll check your head and tail lights, fluid levels, filters, tires (and their alignment!), and windshield wiper blades. We’ll also perform a free battery check to determine your battery’s charge level.

Could your 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline be ready for a new battery? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Taking short trips or exposing your car to extreme temperatures (like in the dead of winter or heat of summer) could reduce the life expectancy of your Ford E-150 Econoline battery. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! Otherwise, your battery could die unexpectedly, leaving you and your E-150 Econoline stranded. Your Ford E-150 Econoline won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline engine. Reference the chart toward the top of the page if you're not sure about the optimal oil change intervals for your 1987 E-150 Econoline. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. Come in and speak with a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to find out how often to change your oil. We'll also help you understand what type of oil to use for your 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline.

Periodic service to the steering system in your Ford E-150 Econoline can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. When it comes to steering and suspension, you want to catch small problems before they turn into big (and expensive) ones. Trust our technicians to inspect system components and if needed, provide the appropriate Ford E-150 Econoline steering and suspension services. This can include things like power steering fluid replacement, wheel alignment adjustments, replacement of struts and wheel bearings, and ball joint lubrication. To keep your car running at its best, it’s essential to have regular maintenance services on your Ford E-150 Econoline's steering and suspension system.

If you skip recommended Ford E-150 Econoline services, you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Don’t sweat it, though! Our technicians can take care of those issues, too. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we have what it takes to provide top-notch service for your Ford E-150 Econoline engine heating and cooling systems, as well as your air conditioning. Is your Ford E-150 Econoline radiator in need of replacement? We’ve got your back. Is your A/C blowing hot air? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline maintenance.

We can help you keep your vehicle (and your life!) running smoothly. Many of our locations have weekend and evening hours for your convenience.

1987 Ford E-150 Econoline Maintenance Q&A

Take an active role in maintaining your 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline. Get answers to common Ford E-150 Econoline maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What should I do after hitting a pothole in my Ford E-150 Econoline? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 1987 E-150 Econoline is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When does my Ford E-150 Econoline need high mileage oil? If your Ford E-150 Econoline has ticked past 75,000 miles, consider switching to high mileage oil at your next oil change to give your engine what it needs to go another 75,000 (or more!). High mileage oil: make it a high priority!
  •  Why are my Ford dashboard lights on? Don't ignore dashboard warning lights! Bring your Ford E-150 Econoline in for a diagnostic code scan as soon as a dashboard warning light flashes on, whether it's your check engine or battery light. Dashboard lights alert you to trouble under the hood.