1988 Pontiac Fiero Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance for Your 1988 Pontiac Fiero

What is the recommended maintenance schedule for the 1988 Pontiac Fiero?

Here’s Why 1988 Pontiac Fiero Scheduled Maintenance Matters

You want your Pontiac Fiero to last as long as possible. With proactive maintenance, you could hit 200,000 miles (or beyond!) in your Fiero. So, you want to care for your car, but you’re not sure when to get certain services. Instead of waiting for an issue to arise with your Fiero, you can stay ahead of problems before they even begin. Just follow your 1988 Pontiac Fiero maintenance schedule!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Pontiac themselves. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; 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. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your Fiero's life, increase your vehicle safety, and prevent common 1988 Pontiac Fiero problems.

Essential Maintenance to Keep Your Pontiac Fiero Running Newer, Longer

Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for manufacturer-recommended routine maintenance on your 1988 Pontiac Fiero 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. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your Fiero's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Could your 1988 Pontiac Fiero 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). Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your Pontiac Fiero battery. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! Otherwise, you may find yourself (and your trusty Fiero) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your Pontiac Fiero 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 1988 Pontiac Fiero running newer, longer. Reference the chart toward the top of the page if you're not sure about the optimal oil change intervals for your 1988 Fiero. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. Come in and speak with a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to find out how often to change your oil. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 1988 Pontiac Fiero.

Periodic service to the steering system in your Pontiac Fiero can not only ensure a smooth ride; it can also help you maintain control of your car in compromised road conditions. That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! Trust our technicians to inspect system components and if needed, provide Pontiac Fiero steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your Pontiac Fiero's steering system with regular maintenance.

Without routine Pontiac Fiero maintenance, 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 Pontiac Fiero’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Is your Pontiac Fiero radiator in need of replacement? We can take care of that. A/C smelling musty? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 1988 Pontiac Fiero maintenance and repairs.

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

Questions About 1988 Pontiac Fiero Maintenance

Take an active role in maintaining your 1988 Pontiac Fiero. Get answers to common Pontiac Fiero maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my Pontiac Fiero? 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 Pontiac Fiero? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Pontiac Fiero? 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 I ignore dashboard lights on my Pontiac? Because there might be a problem under the hood. Those warning lights are there for a reason! As soon as you notice that one’s illuminated, take your Pontiac Fiero to Firestone Complete Auto Care so you can address any small problems long before they worsen.

Maintain Your Pontiac Fiero

Don’t let unexpected car trouble get the best of you. Stay ahead of potential problems and schedule a routine Pontiac Fiero maintenance appointment today.