1986 E-250 Econoline Club Wagon Ford Steering & Suspension Services

Does Your 1986 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon Suspension Need Inspection?

During the first few years you had your 1986 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Maybe your E-250 Econoline Club Wagon bounces, sways to one side, or makes noise whenever you turn or drive over a speed bump. The first sign of trouble is the best time to bring your 1986 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon in for steering and suspension repairs. We'll pinpoint the problem.

The expert technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care will begin with an inspection to find out what's really going on. We’ll check the front and rear suspension, shocks, springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis, axle bearings, and power steering system parts. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if steering and suspension service is needed, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If parts of your Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon suspension or steering system need to be replaced because they're worn or damaged, we may also recommend a wheel alignment since replacing steering and suspension parts can change existing wheel angles and ride height.

Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon Suspension Shocks or Strut Replacement

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 1986 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon suspension system. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. Struts support the structure of the suspension and shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These components work together to limit vibration and keep your Ford up off the ground. But there’s no set schedule for getting your 1986 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon’s shocks and struts replaced since many things can influence the wear rate and severity of the wear. Bouncing, swaying from side to side, or an unusual rocking sensation can all point to issues with your Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon shocks and struts. It’s a good idea to have your 1986 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon’s shocks and struts regularly inspected by a trusted technician. Save yourself the shock of steering and suspension problems by scheduling an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1986 E-250 Econoline Club Wagon Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • Does tire pressure and tread depth impact my Ford's suspension? Proper tire care can reduce strain on the suspension system, and also let you know when it's time to replace your tires. A faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Why should my Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon get regular tire rotations and wheel alignments? Regularly rotate tires and adjust wheel alignment. Rotations and alignments involve minor tweaks that have a major impact. Such services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to your tires and that your tires come into contact with the road as they should.
  • When does Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon power steering fluid need to be inspected or changed? Get your power steering fluid check out when you get an oil change or every couple of months. If your E-250 Econoline Club Wagon’s power steering fluid is low, we’ll top it off per Ford's guidelines to help your suspension perform optimally.

Schedule Suspension Services for Your Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon

When your 1986 E-250 Econoline Club Wagon’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Ford will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.