1984 Ford Escort Drivetrain Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 1984 Ford Escort

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your Escort's engine to its wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It’s a very intricate system of moving parts and is comprised of everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. When you tune into you 1984 Ford Escort drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can minimize repairs by following Ford's recommendations for checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears.

What Are Ford Escort Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are not all the same. You don't want to go to any random shop for drivetrain repair. You want to come see the technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 1984 Ford Escort drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your Escort might need driveshaft repair if you notice clunks when shifting, vibration as your vehicle accelerates, resistance when turning, or heavy vibrations in your floorboards. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." So much depends on the climate and your driving style. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Ford Escort doesn’t drive like it used to.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 1984 Ford Escort? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. But bigger repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, require more labor and can therefore be more expensive.

Questions About 1984 Ford Escort

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 1984 Ford Escort drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  •  Can Ford drivetrain maintenance help me save money? Servicing the drivetrain system can help you save money by saving other parts of your vehicle. A bad drivetrain can put undue stress on other vehicle parts and lead to premature wear and tear.
  • How do I know if my Ford drivetrain is damaged? Your Ford Escort drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • How often will I need Ford Escort differential service? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

1984 Ford Escort Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Ford Escort's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1984 Ford Escort repairs.

Schedule Ford Escort Drivetrain Service

Don’t let drivetrain problems drive you crazy. Drive to Firestone Complete Auto Care for 1984 Ford Escort drivetrain service and repair. Schedule an appointment today.