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

Electric Cooling Fans -> Component Replacement -> 1998 -> 1999 -> 1999-2000 -> 1999-2000 w/2.0L Engine -> 1999-2000 w/2.5L Engine -> 2.0L Engine -> 2.5L Engine -> 2000 -> CCRM -> Continental -> Contour & Mystique -> Cooling Fan Motor -> Cougar -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort, Tracer & ZX2 -> Focus -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Sable & Taurus -> Villager -> Windstar
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0 L4 GAS

CCRM
Mustang
  • On models equipped with 3.8L engine, remove right inner fender splash shield.
  • On all models, disconnect CCRM and remove CCRM mounting nuts.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • On models equipped with 3.8L engine, torque CCRM mounting nuts to 12-17 inch lbs.
    • On models equipped with 4.6L engine, torque CCRM mounting nuts to 36 inch lbs.
Cooling Fan Motor
Continental
  • Drain cooling system.
  • Remove air cleaner, then the upper radiator hose from water bypa...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> 1997-98 Mustang Cobra -> Aspire -> Assemble -> Contour & Mystique -> Disassemble -> Escort, Tracer & ZX2 -> Except Aspire, Contour, Escort, Mystique, Probe, Tracer, ZX2 & 1997-98 Mustang Cobra -> Except Aspire, Escort, Probe, Tracer, ZX2 & 1997-98 Mustang Cobra -> Inspection -> Overhaul -> Probe -> Replacement
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

Replacement

On models with anti-lock brakes, the brake booster system 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.

Except Aspire, Contour, Escort, Mystique, Probe, Tracer, ZX2 & 1997-98 Mustang Cobra

Before removing calipers, mark lefthand and righthand calipers so they can be installed in the same position.

  • On Town Car and Continental, turn air suspension service switch off if equipped.
  • On all models, raise and support front of vehicle, then ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Escort AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> 1997-03 Escort & ZX2
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS

Refer to ...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort Sport 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 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

Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Anti-Lock Brake Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. It may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspect. If the lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When the lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then start...

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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 Sport 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:
  • Rear Window Defogger Relay
  • Park Lamp Relay
  • Horn Relay
  • Electronic Flasher
  • Fog Lamp Relay
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 1998 Ford Escort  2.0 L4 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 1998 Ford Escort 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Rear Window Defrost Switch
  • Instrument Panel Cigar Lighter
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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:
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Right Power Mirror
  • Left Power Mirror
  • 1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Escort Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Warning Chime Module
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Fasten Belts Indicator
  • Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor
  • Right Rear Door Courtesy Lamp 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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