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Vehicle Maintenence Schedule

The following is the "Normal Maintenace Schedule" recommended by Ford. Normal Maintenace is recommened for those operating operating the vehicle under "typical", everyday driving conditions.

If you drive your vehicle in a "demanding" fashion, or what Ford calls "Special Operating Conditions(SOC)", you should refer to the Special Operating Conditions section of your official Ford Scheduled Maintenance Guide.

Special Operating Conditions Maintenance should be considered if you "more than occasionally" do one of the following:

- Tow or carry heavy loads.
- Idle excessively, or drive at low speeds for long distances.
- Drive in dusty conditions.
- Operate your vehicle off-road.

Check Every Month

- All interior and exterior lights
- Tires for wear and proper air pressure
- Engine oil level
- Windshield washer fluid level


Check Every 6 Months

- All safety belts and latches for wear and function
- Air pressure in spare tire
- Power steering fluid
- Windshield washer spray, wiper operation, clean all blades
- Parking brake for proper operation
- Check and lubricate door hinges, latches, locks
- Check and lubricate door weather strips
- Clean body and door drain holes
- Safety warning lights(brake, ABS, air bag, safety belt) for operation
- Cooling system fluid level and coolant strength
- Battery connections and clean if necessary
- Clutch fluid level on manual transmission


Check Every 5,000 miles (8,000 kilometres)

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect tires for wear


Check Every 10,000 miles (16,000 kilometres)

- In addition to the EVERY 5,000 Service, rotate your tires


15,000 Mile (24,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect automatic transmission fluid level, if equipped with dipstick
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped


30,000 Mile (48,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect exhaust system and heat shields
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace engine air filter
- Replace fuel filter*
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped
- Change automatic transmission/transaxle fluid and filter


45,000 Mile (72,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect automatic transmission fluid level, if equipped with dipstick
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped
- Change yellow or green engine coolant, if equipped


60,000 Mile (97,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect exhaust system and heat shields
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace engine air filter
- Replace fuel filter*
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped
- Change automatic transmission/transaxle fluid and filter.


75,000 Mile (120,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect automatic transmission fluid level, if equipped with dipstick
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped
- Change yellow or green engine coolant, if equipped


90,000 Mile (145,000 kilometres) Service

Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect exhaust system and heat shields
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace engine air filter
- Replace fuel filter*
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped
- Change automatic transmission/transaxle fluid and filter


100,000 Mile (161,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect accessory drive belt(s)
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace spark plugs
- Replace the PCV


105,000 Mile (167,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect automatic transmission fluid level, if equipped with dipstick
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped
- Change yellow or green engine coolant, if equipped


120,000 Mile (193,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect exhaust system and heat shields
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace engine air filter
- Replace fuel filter*
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped
- Change automatic transmission/transaxle fluid and filter
- Replace camshaft belt on all 2.0L, 4 cylinder engines.


135,000 Mile (217,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect automatic transmission fluid level, if equipped with dipstick
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped
- Change yellow or green engine coolant, if equipped


150,000 Mile (241,000 kilometres) Service

- Change engine oil and replace oil filter
- Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines & hoses, parking brake
- Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
- Inspect exhaust system and heat shields
- Inspect steering linkage, suspension, and if equipped driveshaft and ball joints
- Inspect tires for wear and rotate
- Replace engine air filter
- Replace fuel filter*
- Replace cabin air filter, if equipped
- Change orange engine coolant, if equipped
- Change automatic transmission/transaxle fluid and filter
- Replace accessory drive belt(s) if not replace within last 100,000 miles


* If vehicle is registered in California, the California Air Resources Board has determined that the failure to perform this maintenance item will not nullify the emission warranty or limit recall liability prior to the completion of the vehicle's useful life. Ford, however, urges that all recommended maintenance services be performed at the indicated intervals and the maintenance be recorded.


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