Schedule Maintenance Schedule

Here is the required maintenance schedule for Ford cars and light trucks. Maintaining this schedule is essential for the proper operation of your vehicle.

Months Distance (miles) Service
3 5,000 1
6 10,000 2
9 15,000 1
12 20,000 3
15 25,000 1
18 30,000 2
21 35,000 1
24 40,000 3
27 45,000 1
30 50,000 4
33 55,000 1
36 60,000 3
39 65,000 1
42 70,000 2
45 75,000 1
48 80,000 3
51 85,000 1
54 90,000 2
57 95,000 1
60 100,000 4  &  3
63 105,000 1
66 110,000 2
69 115,000 1
72 120,000 3
75 125,000 1
78 130,000 2
81 135,000 1
84 140,000 3
87 145,000 1
90 150,000 4
93 155,000 1
96 160,000 3
99 165,000 1
102 170,000 2
105 175,000 1
108 180,000 3
111 185,000 1
114 190,000 2
117 195,000 1
120 200,000 4  &  3

Maintenance Service #1

  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter
  • Multi-point inspection
  • Inspect air filter minder (diesel)

Maintenance Service #2

  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter
  • Multi-point inspection
  • Inspect air filter minder (diesel)
  • Inspect tires for wear regularly and rotate every 10,000 miles

Maintenance Service #3

  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter
  • Multi-point inspection
  • Inspect air filter minder (diesel)
  • Replace fuel filter (diesel)
  • Inspect tires for wear regularly and rotate every 10,000 miles
  • Brake Service: inspect brake pads, shoes, rotors, drums, brake lines and hoses, and parking brake system
  • Lubricate hinges, latches, locks, sliding door tracks and weather-stripping
  • Clean sliding door electrical contacts (vans)
  • Clean battery terminals
  • Inspect engine cooling system and hoses (check coolant strength and secure clamps)
  • Add coolant conditioner (diesel with green coolant only)
  • Inspect wheels for end play or noise
  • Check and lubricate steering, suspension, ball joints, drive shaft U-joints and slip yoke (if serviceable)
  • Replace cabin/pollen air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace "green" engine coolant every 36 months or 60,000 miles (whichever occurs first)
  • Replace "yellow" engine coolant at 60 months or 100,000 miles (whichever occurs first) and then every 36 months or 60,0000 miles thereafter.

Maintenance Service #4

  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter
  • Multi-point inspection
  • Inspect air filter minder (diesel)
  • Replace fuel filter (except diesel)
  • Inspect tires for wear regularly and rotate every 10,000 miles
  • Replace engine air filter and engine crank case filter
  • Automatic transmission/transaxle service
  • Inspect platinum spark plugs every 50,000 miles
  • Replace manual transmission fluid every 100,000 miles (light trucks, SUVs and Lincoln LS)
  • Replace platinum spark plugs every 150,000 miles
  • Replace PCV valve at 150,000 miles intervals
  • Replace accessory drive belt every 200,000 miles
  • Replace front axle, rear axle and transfer case lubricant every 250,000 miles