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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Adjustments -> E-250 w/Tension Limiter -> E-450 & E-550 -> E-Super Duty -> Expedition, Explorer, F-Super Duty, Mountaineer & Navigator -> Freestar & Monterey -> Parking Brake -> Rear Disc
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

Parking Brake

Expedition, Explorer, F-Super Duty, Mountaineer & Navigator
Rear Disc
  • Remove rear disc brake rotor as outlined in .
  • Measure inside diameter of parking brake drum using brake adjustment gauge tool No. D81L-1103-A, or equivalent, Fig. .
  • Adjust parking brake shoe to .020 inch (.508 mm) less than drum measurement, Fig. .
  • Reverse procedure to install.
E-Super Duty
E-250 w/Tension Limiter
  • Loosen tension limiter nut to end of tension limiter threads.
  • Depress brake pedal to last detent position (17 clicks).
  • Measure and record exposed length of cinch strap, Fig. .
  • Tighten tension limiter n...

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 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 Locations
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

Refer to F...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 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 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 -> Check Engine Lamp -> 2007-09 EEC-V -> Keep Alive Memory (KAM) Reset & PCM Reset Less Electronic Tester -> PCM Reset Using Generic Scan Tool
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. After engine starts, the lamp should go off, unless a fault condition is detected by the EEC-V system. If the lamp remains On or starts to blink, a diagnostic trouble code is stored in the PCM. Following diagnosis and repair, the Check Engine/MIL lamp will automatically reset when stored diagnostic trouble codes are cleared from PCM memory. The PCM reset procedure allows the scan tool to command the PCM to clear all diagnostic trouble codes.

The lamp illuminates when the ignition is first turned to the on position to check the ...

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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 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 Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

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

    Components on diagram:
  • Park Brake Switch
  • Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
  • Deactivator Switch
  • Brake Pedal Position Switch
  • Restraints Control Module
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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 Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Right Rear Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Left Front Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Left Rear Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Brake Pedal Position Sensor
  • 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Passenger Heated Seat Relay
  • Driver Heated Seat Relay
  • Smart Junction Box
  • Driver Side Front Backrest And Cushion Heater Mats
  • HVAC-DATC
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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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