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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Rotor Replace -> E-Series -> Edge & MKX -> Escape & Mariner -> Expedition & Navigator -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> Explorer Sport/Sport Trac -> F-150 & Mark LT -> F-250/350 w/2WD -> F-250/350 w/4WD & F-450/550 -> F-Super Duty & Motorhome -> Freestar & Monterey -> Front -> Installation -> Motorhome -> Ranger -> Rear -> Removal
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

Edge & MKX

  • Remove disc brake caliper and anchor plate as outlined in .
  • Remove rotor
  • Reverse Procedure to install. Tighten all nuts and bolts to specification.

Escape & Mariner

  • Remove disc brake caliper and anchor plate as outlined in "."
  • Remove rotor
  • Reverse Procedure to install. Tighten all nuts and bolts to specification.

E-Series

Front

Refer to Figs. through and remove components in sequence listed.

Rear
Removal
  • Remove disc brake caliper, refer to .
  • Remove axle shafts.
  • Lift lock washer tab from slot in outer lock nut, Figs. through .
  • Remove outer lock nut using Front Wheel Bearing Spanner too...

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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 Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/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

Description
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS

The TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) has the ability to monitor the air pressure of all five tires. The tire-mounted pressure sensors transmit signals to the TPMS module by using the valve stem as an antenna. These transmissions are sent approximately every 60 seconds when the vehicle speed exceeds 20 mph. The TPMS module compares each tire pressure sensor tra...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Loosen band clamp and remove air filter element, tray and inlet snorkel.
  • Remove bolts, disconnect wiring harness, remove upper radiator hose then remove cooling fan assembly.
  • Rotate accessory drive belt tensioner counterclockwise and position accessory drive belt aside.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
  • Position alternator B+ protective cover aside, remove B+ termi...

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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 Limited 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 -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the Air Bag warning ...

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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+.

Door Components Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Right Rear Door Lock Actuator
  • Passenger Side Rear Door Ajar Switch
  • Right Rear Power Window Motor
  • Right Rear Window Adjust Switch
  • Connector C801
  • Luggage Compartment Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GASLuggage Compartment Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C422
  • Connector C494
  • Ground G425
  • Police Trunk Relay/Fuse Center
  • Splice S350
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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:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Blower Relay
  • Left Park Lamp Relay
  • Cooing Fan Relay
  • 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Escape XLS 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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