1988 Ford E-150 Econoline Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 1988 E-150 Econoline’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1988 Ford E-150 Econoline transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Ford E-150 Econoline transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your E-150 Econoline at all.

Ford Transmission Recommendations for 1988 E-150 Econolines

Your E-150 Econoline’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Ford. First off, Ford recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1988 Ford E-150 Econolines at certain intervals with Ford-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1988  Ford E-150 Econoline transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your E-150 Econoline’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

Ford E-150 Econoline Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Ford E-150 Econoline transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your E-150 Econoline a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1988 Ford E-150 Econoline Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Ford? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Ford E-150 Econoline? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my E-150 Econoline's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1988 E-150 Econoline’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Ford. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Brake for Ford E-150 Econoline Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your E-150 Econoline today.