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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Power Brake Unit Service
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS

Front

  • Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  • Remove front wheel assembly.
  • Remove front brake disc.
  • Remove and discard front axle wheel hub nut.
  • Remove tie rod end nut, then remove tie rod end.
  • Separate the lower ball joint from the front wheel knuckle.
  • Separate halfshaft from front wheel knuckle, using suitable tool.
  • Remove the halfshaft.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque tie rod end nut to 41 ft. lbs.
    • Torque lower ball joint pinch bolt to 52 ft. lbs.
    • Torque axle hub nut to 222...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Wiring Diagrams -> Escape -> Hybrid -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Position vehicle on lift.
  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove bolts from righthand lower splash shield.
  • Rotate accessory drive belt tensioner clockwise and position accessory drive belt aside.
  • Press locking tab to release alternator lower air duct from alternator and remove lower air duct.
  • Remove battery harness locators from alternator shield.
  • Remove heated oxygen sensor wiring harness from lower part of alternator shield.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
  • Position alternator B+ protective cover aside, remove B+ terminal nut and position B+ ...

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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 Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/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 -> Emission Maintenance Reminder Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS

This lamp should light after approximately 60,000 miles of operation, Fig. . The amber lens lamp is located on the instrument panel and has the word Emissions, Emiss or EGR printed on it. After performing the required emission control maintenance, the module must be replaced or reset, depending on type of module used. On module equipped with reset feature, reset the module as follows:

  • Turn ignition Off.
  • On Aerostar models, the module is located under the instrument panel near the bulkhead connector.
  • On Bronco, Explorer and F-Series, the module is attached to the instrument cluster to the left of ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from thermostat housing and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

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

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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+.

Body Components Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank Unit
  • Right Rear Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • Antenna
  • Front Body Components Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GASFront Body Components Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • License Lamps
  • Right Reversing Lamp
  • Left Reversing Lamp
  • Air Suspension Height Sensor
  • Connector C405
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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 XLT 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Sensor
  • Reversing Lamp Switch
  • Battery Junction Box
  • Electrochromatic Rearview Mirror
  • Smart Junction Box
  • 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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