2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Scheduled Maintenance

2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

Scheduled Maintenance for Your 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

What is the recommended maintenance schedule for the 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac?

What to Know About 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Scheduled Maintenance

You want your Ford Explorer Sport Trac to last as long as possible. With the right maintenance at the right time, your Explorer Sport Trac could be on the road well past the 200,000 mile mark. So, you want to care for your car, but you’re not sure when to get certain services. There's no need to guess when it's time to get Explorer Sport Trac maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. Just follow your 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac maintenance schedule!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by Ford, your vehicle manufacturer. Depending on driving conditions and climate in your area (as well as other contributing factors, like your personal travel habits), your car’s scheduled maintenance needs may vary; however, there’s a good chance that your vehicle’s recommended maintenance services will include oil changes, tire rotations, brake pad replacement, filter changes, and fluid checks and exchanges. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your Explorer Sport Trac perform better, increase your vehicle safety, and maybe even save you the headache of dealing with common 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac problems in the future.

Essential Maintenance to Keep Your Ford Explorer Sport Trac Running Newer, Longer

Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for manufacturer-recommended routine maintenance on your 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac and our technicians will jump right in with a Courtesy Check. This Courtesy Check can establish a baseline of what may need to be addressed during your service appointment. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your Explorer Sport Trac’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Could your 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac be ready for a new battery? If your current battery is more than three years old, it may be time for a replacement (batteries typically last somewhere between three and five years). Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your Explorer Sport Trac may need a replacement battery sooner. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your Ford Explorer Sport Trac battery. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. Otherwise, you may find yourself (and your trusty Explorer Sport Trac) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your Ford Explorer Sport Trac won’t even be able to start with a weak battery, much less get you where you need to go.

Staying on schedule for battery replacements and motor oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac engine. See Ford's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 2009 Explorer Sport Trac in the chart at the top of this page. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. A Firestone Complete Auto Care technician will be happy to help you determine the best oil change frequency for your car’s needs. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac.

Maintaining your Ford Explorer Sport Trac steering and suspension system can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! You can count on Firestone Complete Auto Care’s trained technicians to inspect this system and, if needed, perform Ford Explorer Sport Trac suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. To keep your car running at its best, it’s essential to have regular maintenance services on your Ford Explorer Sport Trac's steering and suspension system.

If you fall behind on routine Ford Explorer Sport Trac 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. Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire Ford Explorer Sport Trac cooling, heating, and climate control system. Need a new Ford Explorer Sport Trac radiator? We can take care of that. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We’re on it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac maintenance.

So visit us regularly, or visit us urgently. Many locations are open on weekends and in the evening.

2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Maintenance Questions

Take an active role in maintaining your 2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. Get answers to common Ford Explorer Sport Trac maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my Ford Explorer Sport Trac? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 2009 Explorer Sport Trac is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When should I use high mileage oil in my Ford Explorer Sport Trac? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Ford Explorer Sport Trac? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can Ford dashboard warning lights wait? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Ford Explorer Sport Trac, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Maintain Your Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Take care of your Ford Explorer Sport Trac and it'll take care of you. Schedule an appointment for routine maintenance today.