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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Escape & Mariner -> Description -> Regenerative Braking System -> System Operation
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS

System Operation

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) module, with or without stability assist, simultaneously manages the anti-lock braking, traction control and engine control systems to maintain vehicle control during deceleration and acceleration. The ABS accomplishes this by communicating with the other modules over the high speed controller area network (HS-CAN) bus.

When the ignition switch is in the RUN position, the module carries out a preliminary electrical check and, at approximately 20 km/h (12 mph), the hydraulic pump motor is turned on for approximately one half-second. An...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

Do not swap driveshaft assembles from different vehicles. The Escape Hybrid drive shaft is longer than the driveshaft in the Escape/Mariner and is not interchangeable.

  • With vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
  • Remove ground strap bolt.
  • Remove and discard 6 front driveshaft-to-transfer case bolts and washers. Do not reuse CV joint bolts and washers. Install new bolts and washers or damage to vehicle may occur.
  • Index-mark front driveshaft to center bearing.
  • Remove and discard 4 universal joint cap strap bolts and 2 cap straps and remove front driveshaft. Do not reuse bolts a...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> TPMS Sensor -> TPMS Sensor Strap & Cradle
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

TPMS Sensor

Removal

Tire pressure sensors are manufactured in multiple colors based on their application. When installing a new sensor, make sure the color of the sensor being installed matches the color of the sensor that was removed. The different colored sensors are not interchangeable, Fig. .

  • Loosen the wheel and tire assembly lug nuts.
  • Raise and support the vehicle with jack stands.
  • Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  • Position the wheel and tire assembly on a suitable tire changing machine as follows:
    • On a paddle type tire machine, position the valve step at 12 o'clock or 6 ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

Always disconnect battery ground cable at the battery before disconnecting starter motor battery terminal lead. If a tool is shorted at the starter motor battery terminal, the tool can quickly heat enough to cause a skin burn. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.

  • Position vehicle on lift.
  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove pin retainer and bolts from lefthand lower splash shield.
  • Remove starter motor solenoid wire nut.
  • Remove starter motor solenoid terminal cover.A protective cap or boot is provided over the battery...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 2008-09 Escape, Escape Hybrid, Mariner & Mariner Hybrid
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Remove the two wiper pivot arms nuts, then remove the wiper arms, Fig. .
  • Remove the lefthand and righthand cowl end cap retainers, then the end caps, Fig. .
  • ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Rear Load Leveling (CHECK SUSP) ->
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

The CHECK SUSP indicator lights when there is a fault of the rear load ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Remove six scurviest from inside front splash shield.
  • Remove four fender splash shield-to-air deflector bolts.
  • Remove three deflector bolts.
  • Remove two front bumper cover center scurviest from front bumper cover.
  • Disconnect fog lamp electrical connectors, if equipped.
  • Remove two front...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, remove righthand front tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove righthand front lo...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2008 Ford Escape cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Left Headlamp
  • Starter Motor
  • Generator
  • Engine Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GASEngine Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector 4
  • Fuel Injector 1
  • Fuel Injector 2
  • Fuel Injector 3
  • Power Steering Pressure Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Ford Escape cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Passenger Heated Seat Relay
  • Driver Heated Seat Relay
  • Smart Junction Box
  • HVAC-EMTC
  • Front Side Driver Backrest Heater Mat
  • 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Sensor
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Reversing Lamp Switch
  • Battery Junction Box
  • Electrochromatic Rearview Mirror
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Ford Escape cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: CD4E TRANSMISSION - FLUID LEAK TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLER (EXCLUDES HYBRIDS) - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 5/9/2008
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
  • Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: Red Triangle On and Stop Safely Now Message - DTC P1A0C
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

    Symptoms:
  • False Instrument Panel Indications
  • Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Ford Escape 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 2008 Ford Escape 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 2008 Ford Escape 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 2008 Ford Escape 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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    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $200.77

    Click here to view more details2008 Ford Escape Mirror, Passenger Side, This OE replacement mirror is textured black and made of the highest quality, rust and corrosion resistant materials to withstand all types of weather. Item is with 2 years limited TrustBuilt warranty.</p><p><b>Specifications:</b><ul><li>6-hole, 5-prong connector</li></ul></p>.

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $55.50

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    $69.50

    Click here to view more details2003 Ford Escape V6, 3.0 L, 181 CID Rebuilt Engine, RWD OHV V-6, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

    Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

    $1,696.00

    Click here to view more details2010 Ford Escape Used A/C Compressor, 2.5, AUTO, FWD 2.5L, Hybrid, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $193.00

    Click here to view more details2006 Ford Escape Used Bumper Bar, Rear, 4DR, ORG, XLT w/trailer tow pkg, Without No Boundaries rack sys, w/Foam, Very Good.

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    $135.00
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