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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

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    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> 1997 -> 1997-98 w/Hydro-Boost System -> 1997-98 w/Vacuum Type System -> 1998 -> Aspire -> Continental -> Contour & Mystique -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort, Probe, Tracer & ZX2 -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Overhaul -> Power Booster, Replace -> Sable & Taurus -> Thunderbird & 1997 Cougar
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS

    On Vehicles Equipped With Anti-Lock Brakes Refer To "Anti-Lock Brakes".

    Power Booster, Replace
    Aspire

    Pump brake pedal several times to exhaust any vacuum in the booster.

    • Remove master cylinder as described in the "Hydraulic Brake Systems".
    • Disconnect vacuum hose from power brake unit.
    • From under instrument panel, remove brake pedal clevis pin, then detach pushrod from brake pedal.
    • Remove power brake unit attaching nuts, then remove power brake unit.
    • Reverse procedure to install noting the following:
      • Ensure proper clearance between pushrod and master cylinder exists as described und...

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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 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

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove alternator drive belt.
    • Remove power steering hose bracket from alternator bracket.
    • Remove alternator mounting bolts, then position aside.
    • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
    • Remove battery positive nut and wash...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Electronic throttle displays when the system has malfunctioned and the engine has defaulted to a limp-home operation. On vehicles equipped with ...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove two lefthand splash shield bolts.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water pump inlet.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump inlet.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator a...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort LX 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:
  • Speed Control Switch Assembly
  • Horn Switch
  • Octane Adjust Plug
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • ZX-2 Body Diagram for 1998 Ford Escort  2.0 L4 GASZX-2 Body Diagram for 1998 Ford Escort 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  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Anti-Theft Personality Module
  • Horn Relay
  • Horn Switch
  • Instrument Panel Cigar Lighter
  • Right Horn
  • 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Warning Chime Module
  • Rear Window Defogger Relay
  • Rear Window Defrost Switch
  • Rear Window Defrost Grid
  • Integrated Control Panel
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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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