1996 Ford E-150 Econoline Transmission Service

Take Time for Your Ford E-150 Econoline Transmission

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.

Why is Your 1996 E-150 Econoline’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your E-150 Econoline’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1996 Ford E-150 Econoline transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Ford E-150 Econoline transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your E-150 Econoline at all.

Ford Transmission Recommendations for 1996 E-150 Econolines

Ford recommends having your E-150 Econoline's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your E-150 Econoline should be exchanged regularly with Ford-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1996 E-150 Econoline services and perform them according to Ford-recommended specifications. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your Ford running for miles and miles.

Ford E-150 Econoline Transmission Service Cost

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 fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1996 Ford E-150 Econoline’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Ford's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Ford tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your E-150 Econoline towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your E-150 Econoline is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my E-150 Econoline transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Ford E-150 Econoline’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Ford's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.