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.


MonthsDistance (miles) Service
35,0001
610,0002
915,0001
1220,0003
1525,0001
1830,0002
2135,0001
2440,0003
2745,0001
3050,0004
3355,0001
3660,0003
3965,0001
4270,0002
4575,0001
4880,0003
5185,0001
5490,0002
5795,0001
60100,0004  &  3
63105,0001
66110,0002
69115,0001
72120,0003
75125,0001
78130,0002
81135,0001
84140,0003
87145,0001
90150,0004
93155,0001
96160,0003
99165,0001
102170,0002
105175,0001
108180,0003
111185,0001
114190,0002
117195,0001
120200,0004  &  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