1988 Ford Escort Drivetrain Service

Schedule Ford Escort Drivetrain Service

Don’t let drivetrain problems drive you crazy. Drive to Firestone Complete Auto Care for 1988 Ford Escort drivetrain service and repair. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 1988 Ford Escort

Your Escort’s drivetrain has a very important job. It transmits power from the engine to the wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It's one of the most complex systems in your Escort and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 1988 Ford Escort drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can help prevent repairs by checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears according to Ford's recommendations.

What Are Ford Escort Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 1988 Ford Escort drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your Escort might need driveshaft repair if you notice heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, resistance when turning, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. One of your best courses of action is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice that something feels "off" with your Ford Escort.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 1988 Ford Escort? Some smaller differential fixes, like gasket or seal replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. But bigger repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.

Questions About 1988 Ford Escort

Got drivetrain problems? Then you’ve got driving problems. Get answers to everyday 1988 Ford Escort drivetrain questions, and stop by your neighborhood Firestone Complete Auto Care today.

  •  Can Ford drivetrain maintenance help me save money? Yes, sometimes it can. First, servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. It can also somewhat reduce tire wear.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged Ford drivetrain system? 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 should I come in for Ford Escort differential service? We recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine. Your vehicle cannot function without a differential. Differential service frequency varies from car to car.

1988 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 1988 Ford Escort repairs.