Ford Fusion Maintenance Schedule
Your Ford Fusion can generate great power and fuel economy, but like all cars, its performance can decline without necessary routine maintenance. It can be hard to understand when your Ford Fusion needs maintenance and repairs. However, this handy Ford Fusion maintenance schedule can help you and drivers around Cerritos, Anaheim, and Long Beach better understand what type of services your vehicle needs and when it needs it.
Ford Fusion Oil Change
Regular oil changes are the most common services your vehicle will need. Generally, you’ll want to schedule an oil and filter change every 7,500 to 10,000 miles if your car is operating in normal driving conditions. If your car usually is running in extreme temperatures, off-road terrain, or other severe conditions, you’ll need to schedule an oil and filter change every 3,000 to 7,500 miles.
You can keep track of your mileage or look out for oil change warning signs to know when you need an oil and filter change. On top of that, you can also refer to the Fusion’s Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor. This maintenance feature monitors your mileage as well as the condition and level of the engine oil for you and displays a message on the information display when your Fusion needs an oil change.
Maintenance Required for Every Service Appointment
In addition to an oil and filter change, the following maintenance tasks are also required for every service appointment:
- Rotate the tires.
- Perform a multi-point inspection.
- Inspect automatic transmission fluid level.
- Check brake pads, rotors, hoses, and parking brake.
- Inspect exhaust system and heat shields.
- Check rear axle and U-joints for AWD trims.
- Inspect steering linkage ball joints, suspension, tie-rod ends, driveshaft, and U-joints.
- Check engine cooling system strength and hoses.
- Inspect half-shaft boots.
- Check wheels and other components for abnormal wear, noise, looseness, and drag.
- Inspect tire condition, wear, and tread depth.
These maintenance items work to keep your car running like the well-oiled machine that it is. Again, these should be performed every time you get your oil change. You should also make sure that these services are administered no more than one year or 10,000 miles between service appointments to ensure optimum performance and longevity for your Ford Fusion.
Additional Maintenance for Your Ford Fusion
Your Ford Fusion will also need specific maintenance for certain mileage intervals to preserve its powerful and fuel efficient performance. For example, the engine coolant will need to be changed when the odometer hits 100,000 miles. After that, the fluid will need to be replaced every 50,000 miles or three years, whichever comes first.
Other additional maintenance for the Ford Fusion includes:
- Every 20,000 miles: Replace cabin air filter.
- Every 30,000 miles: Replace engine air filter.
- Every 100,000 miles: Replace spark plugs and inspect accessory drive belt.
- Every 150,000 miles: Change automatic transmission fluid, replace accessory drive belt, and replace timing belt.
Schedule Your Service Appointment Now
Your Ford Fusion can produce impressive power, fuel economy, and a smooth performance for years to come-but only if it gets the routine services it needs. To preserve your vehicle’s performance, be sure to consult this guide to understand when your Fusion requires regular maintenance.
If you’re ready to provide your car with the professional services it needs, just contact Norm Reeves Ford Superstore in Cerritos near Long Beach and Anaheim and schedule your next service appointment today!