1989 Lincoln Mark VII Maintenance Schedule

Scheduled Maintenance for Your 1989 Lincoln Mark VII

What is the recommended maintenance schedule for the 1989 Lincoln Mark VII?

What to Know About 1989 Lincoln Mark VII Scheduled Maintenance

You want your Lincoln Mark VII to last as long as possible. If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, you could hit 200,000 miles (or beyond!) in your Mark VII. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. Instead of waiting for an issue to arise with your Mark VII, you can stay ahead of problems before they even begin. Just follow your 1989 Lincoln Mark VII maintenance schedule!

Lincoln knows your vehicle inside and out (they made it, after all!), so they’ve designed this schedule with your car’s unique needs in mind. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; 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. Keeping up with routine service appointments is a great way to keep your Mark VII running for longer, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1989 Lincoln Mark VII problems later.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your Lincoln Mark VII

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 1989 Lincoln Mark VII for factory-recommended routine maintenance and an expert technician will begin by performing a Courtesy Check. The Courtesy Check helps us see what we’re working with under the hood, and allows us to alert you to any potential problems before they worsen. Every Courtesy Check will include a visual inspection of your Mark VII. 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.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 1989 Lincoln Mark VII? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Taking short trips or exposing your car to extreme temperatures (like in the dead of winter or heat of summer) could reduce the life expectancy of your Lincoln Mark VII 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 Mark VII) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your Lincoln Mark VII won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can support your engine’s overall performance and keep your 1989 Lincoln Mark VII running newer, longer. See Lincoln's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 1989 Mark VII 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. Come in and speak with a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to find out how often to change your oil. Not sure what type of oil to use for your 1989 Lincoln Mark VII? We can help with that, too!

Routine upkeep for your Lincoln Mark VII suspension and steering system can not only ensure a smooth ride; it can also help you maintain control of your car in compromised road conditions. 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 Lincoln Mark VII 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 Lincoln Mark VII's steering system require regular maintenance.

If you skip recommended Lincoln Mark VII services, 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 Lincoln Mark VII’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Is it time to replace the radiator in your Lincoln Mark VII? We got it. A/C smelling musty? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 1989 Lincoln Mark VII maintenance.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

Stay ahead of maintenance for your 1989 Lincoln Mark VII. Get answers to everyday maintenance questions and take better care of your Lincoln today.

Take an active role in maintaining your 1989 Lincoln Mark VII. Get answers to common Lincoln Mark VII maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my Lincoln Mark VII? Check your car for pothole damage! If you’ve recently hit a pothole (or even if you don’t remember hitting one… they can be sneaky!) check your tire treads, tire sidewalls, and wheels for damage. Potholes can also knock your car out of alignment, so have your alignment checked if you suspect you’ve driven over a rough patch of road lately.
  • When should I use high mileage oil in my Lincoln Mark VII? Got 75,000+ miles on the odometer? Consider high mileage motor oil. High mileage oil is formulated to address the specific problems encountered by high mileage vehicles, or those with more than 75,000 miles. It can help reduce oil consumption, smoke, and emissions from older Lincoln Mark VII engines.
  • Can I ignore dashboard lights on my Lincoln? Don't ignore dashboard warning lights! Bring your Lincoln Mark VII in for a diagnostic code scan as soon as a dashboard warning light flashes on, whether it's your check engine or battery light. Dashboard lights alert you to trouble under the hood.

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