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1998 Ford Escort CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Ford REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Passenger Cars -> Vacuum Control Motors, Replace -> Air Inlet -> Air Inlet Duct -> Air Recirculation -> Cold Air Bypass -> Continental & Mark VIII -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Defrost Door -> Defrost/Floor Air Flow Control -> Defrost/Panel -> Escort & Tracer -> Five Passenger Rear Seat Duct -> Floor Console Register -> Floor Duct -> Floor/Panel -> Focus -> Heater A/C Inlet Duct -> Heater Air Damper -> Heater/A/C Air Inlet Duct -> Inlet Duct -> LS -> Mustang -> Panel Air Flow Control -> Panel/Defrost -> Panel/Floor -> Rear Seat Duct (Five Passenger) -> Recirculate/Fresh -> Recirculation Air Duct -> Recirculation/Fresh -> Sable & Taurus -> Supplemental A/C Damper -> Windshield Defroster
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Do Not Bend Any Part Of The Vacuum Control Motor Lever, Lever Is Brittle And Will Break.

    Continental & Mark VIII
    Inlet Duct
    • Remove A/C recirculating air duct.
    • Remove inlet duct door control motor mounting screws.
    • Pivot vacuum control motor out and away from housing.
    • Reverse procedure to install.
    Windshield Defroster
    • Remove instrument panel as outlined under "Instrument Panel."
    • Remove vacuum harness and mounting screws for vacuum motor.
    • Rotate vacuum control motor and remove from linkage.
    • ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar, Sable, Taurus, Thunderbird & 1997-98 Continental, Mark VIII & Mustang -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort, Probe, Tracer & ZX2 -> Installation -> Removal -> Replacement
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

    On models with anti-lock brakes, the brake system power booster must be depressurized before disconnecting any hydraulic lines or fittings. Depressurize the system by pumping the brake pedal a minimum of 25 times with the ignition in the Off position.

    After performing any service work, obtain a firm brake pedal before moving the vehicle.

    Cougar, Sable, Taurus, Thunderbird & 1997-98 Continental, Mark VIII & Mustang
    Removal

    On models with air suspension, turn service switch Off before beginning repairs.

    • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove bra...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Shutoff Switch Location -> 1997-98 Escort, Escort ZX2, EXP, Lynx, LN7 & Tracer
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS

    The inertia swi...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove wheel and splash shield.
    • Raise staked portion of halfshaft retaining nut
    • Remove retaining nut and discard.
    • Remove cotter pin from tie rod end and separate tie rod end from steering knuckle using a suitable tie rod remover tool.
    • Remove lower ball joint clamp bolt and pry down on lower control arm to separate ball joint from steering knuckle.
    • Pull outward on steering knuckle/brake assembly.
    • Carefully pull halfshaft from steering knuckle and position knuckle aside.
    • Support transaxle with a suitable jack stand.
    • Remove four transaxle mount to crossmemb...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove air duct from throttle body to resonance chamber.
    • Remove starter motor upper mounting bolts, then raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove intake plenum support bracket, then disconnect S terminal connector from starter solenoid. When disconnecting connector from S terminal, grasp con...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Check Engine Lamp/Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)/Service Engine Soon Lamp -> 1998-2006 Models -> Keep Alive Memory (KAM) Reset & PCM Reset Less Electronic Tester -> PCM Reset Using Generic Scan Tool
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS

    This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. After engine starts, the lamp should go off, unless a fault condition is detected by the EEC-V system. If the lamp remains On or starts to blink, a diagnostic trouble code is stored in the PCM. Following diagnosis and repair, the Check Engine/MIL lamp will automatically reset when stored diagnostic trouble codes are cleared from PCM memory. The PCM reset procedure allows the scan tool to command the PCM to clear all diagnostic trouble codes.

    A temporary fault such as running out of fuel, poor quality or water in fuel or loos...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing.
    • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to instal...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1998 Ford Escort cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    LH & RH Cowl Panels Diagram for 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GASLH & RH Cowl Panels Diagram for 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Warning Chime Module
  • Horn Switch
  • Clutch Start Switch
  • Octane Adjust Plug
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • ZX-2 Body Diagram for 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GASZX-2 Body Diagram for 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Anti-Theft Personality Module
  • Trunk Lid Release Solenoid
  • Luggage Compartment Lamp
  • Hi Mount Stop Lamp
  • Fuel Pump/Fuel Gauge Sender
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Ford Escort cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Anti-Theft Personality Module
  • Horn Relay
  • 1998 Ford Escort  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Windshield Washer Pump Motor
  • Multi-Function Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Ford Escort cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - CERTAIN 1992-2003 MODEL YEAR CARS AND TRUCKS - FUSED JUMPER HARNESS REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES SERVICED WITH AN INCOMPATIBLE FUSED JUMPER HARNESS
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 Ford Escort cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1998 Ford Escort cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1998 Ford Escort cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1998 Ford Escort cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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