1997 Ford E-150 Econoline Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your Ford E-150 Econoline’s Transmission Some TLC

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.

What’s the Importance of Your 1997 E-150 Econoline’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your E-150 Econoline’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1997 Ford E-150 Econoline transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Ford E-150 Econoline transmission issues 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 1997 E-150 Econolines

Ford recommends having your E-150 Econoline's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, Ford recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 Ford E-150 Econolines at certain intervals with Ford-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1997 E-150 Econoline up to Ford-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your E-150 Econoline’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Ford running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Ford E-150 Econoline Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Ford E-150 Econoline transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car 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 car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1997 Ford E-150 Econoline’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my Ford's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Ford E-150 Econoline? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your E-150 Econoline towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • 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. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Ford, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.
  • Can Ford E-150 Econoline transmission fluid leak? Over time, transmission fluid can leak from your Ford E-150 Econoline, potentially causing transmission problems. A transmission fluid leak may be caused by a damaged transmission pan, faulty transmission cooler lines, worn-out seals, a cracked transmission housing, or an overfilled transmission.
  • Who fixes Ford E-150 Econoline transmission leaks? Look to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for E-150 Econoline transmission system diagnostics and repairs. Schedule an appointment online today.
  • Can I still drive my Ford E-150 Econoline if it has a transmission fluid leak? It’s not advisable to drive your E-150 Econoline if it’s leaking transmission fluid. Your transmission system needs transmission fluid to function properly, and a leak can lead to significant problems, such as overheating or reduced performance. You might even experience transmission failure.