Preventative Car Maintenance

Preventative Car Maintenance keeps your Palm Coast Ford on the road!

  1. Palm Coast Ford

    1150 Palm Coast Parkway SW
    Palm Coast, FL 32137

    • Sales: (888) 505-9176
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  • Monday 8:30am-8:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am-8:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:30am-8:00pm
  • Thursday 8:30am-8:00pm
  • Friday 8:30am-8:00pm
  • Saturday 8:30am-8:00pm
  • Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm
Palm Coast Ford is proud to offer state-of-the-art service for residents in the Central Florida community, including Palm Coast, Daytona Beach, St. Augustine and Palatka Florida. Regularly scheduled maintenance from Ford factory trained technicians can prevent costly repairs in the future.

Your car is in good hands at our Ford dealership in Flagler County! We offer top of the line car service in Central Florida as well and will get you and your car back on the road as quickly as possible. Stop by our Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center. No appointment needed and you'll get service while you wait, even on evenings and weekends.

Make your next service appointment online or call 877-706-0151.

Every Other Gas Station Visit

Check Oil Level
  • Especially on sports cars and high compression engines (most cars built since model year 2000 and all earlier European cars
Check Tire Pressure
  • Saves on gas and extends life of tires and suspension bushings

Every 5,000 - 7,000 (Full Synthetic Miles)

Oil and Filter Change
  • Lubricates moving parts and reduces friction
  • Prolongs life of engine
  • Driving more or in harsh conditions may make more frequent oil changes necessary
  • Prevents carbon and sludge build-up in engine

Every 15,000 Miles

Replace Engine Air Filter
  • Minimizes engine contaminants
  • Keeps fuel economy at optimum level
  • Save you from spending more money at the pump
Inspect Transmission Fluid
  • Lubricates shifting of gears
  • Life of the fluid drops after it hits 175┬░ Fahrenheit
  • Fluid needs to be flushed every 30,000 - 40,000 miles
Replace Cabin Filter
  • Keeps dust and contaminants out of your car
  • Makes heating and cooling operate more efficiently
  • Results in less drain on engine and battery

Every 30,000 Miles

Engine Coolant Exchange
  • Ensures engine won't overheat
  • Keeps engine running efficiently
Brake Fluid Flush
  • Should be flushed every 2 years
  • Should be flushed if burnt or moisture content exceeds 2%
  • Prevents premature brake fade and damage to hydraulics and ABS valve unit
Power Steering Fluid Flush
  • Old or low fluid makes it difficult to steer
  • Improves handling and performance
  • Inspection will identify any leaks or cracks
Copper Spark Plug Replacement
(Every 60,000 miles for titanium spark plugs, every 80,000 miles for iridium spark plugs, or every 4-6 years)

  • Worn out plugs cause misfires or dead cylinders
  • Improves performance
  • Ensures longer life for the engine
  • Reduces harmful emissions

Every 45,000 Miles

Brake Service
  • Fluid should be flushed because it absorbs water over time
  • Pads should be inspected and changed
  • Important for safety as well as performance

Every 60,000 Miles

Battery Replacement
  • Batteries lose charge and strength over time
  • Difficult starting creates wear and tear on engine and starter failure
  • Avoid getting stuck somewhere with a deadly battery

Every 75,000 Miles

Timing Belt Replacement
  • (every 6 years on 1996 and newer European cars)
  • Runs engine components including cams and valves
  • Timing belt will cause serious engine damage if it breaks
  • Replacement prevents problems from arising