How often should I service my 1986 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon?
You want your Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon to last as long as possible. With proactive maintenance, your E-350 Econoline Club Wagon has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. There's no need to guess when it's time to get E-350 Econoline Club Wagon maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 1986 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon!
This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Ford themselves. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your E-350 Econoline Club Wagon's life, keep you safer on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1986 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon problems later.
Bring your 1986 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and an expert technician will begin by performing a Courtesy Check. This Courtesy Check can establish a baseline of what may need to be addressed during your service appointment. Every Courtesy Check will include a visual inspection of your E-350 Econoline Club Wagon. 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.
Maybe it's time to find a new auto battery for your 1986 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon. Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your E-350 Econoline Club Wagon may need a replacement battery sooner. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon battery, and so can frequent short drives. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. If you keep driving on a battery that can't hold a charge, you run the risk of being stranded when your battery finally gives out (and no one can predict where that might be!). Your Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon could quickly go from being a trusty ride to a source of stress in a matter of minutes.
In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 1986 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon engine. See Ford's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 1986 E-350 Econoline Club Wagon in the chart at the top of this page. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. Not sure what type of oil to use for your 1986 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon? We can help with that, too!
Periodic service to the steering system in your Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). 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, perform Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. Components within your Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon's steering system require regular maintenance.
If you fall behind on routine Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. We can help you with all those issues. Our technicians have the knowledge and tools to repair and maintain the heating and cooling systems for your Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Is your Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon radiator in need of replacement? We got it. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 1986 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon maintenance.
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