An easy way to check is to take a Lincoln-head penny to check the tread on your tires.
Cooling System Checklist
A good rule of thumb is to replace your antifreeze every two years.
grade is 5W-30 and for the newest model Ford vehicles, 5W-20. You also might want to consider adding a synthetic blend motor oil
Check your battery charge and for corrosion on posts.
Things to keep in your car
Candy Bars or Granola Bars