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2008 Ford Escape CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Ford REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

    Drum Brakes -> Escape & Mariner -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS

    Brake Drums

    Any time brake drums are removed for brake service, braking surface diameter should be inspected with a suitable micrometer at several points to determine if they are within the safe oversize limit stamped on the brake drum outer surface. If braking surface diameter exceeds specifications, the drum must be replaced. If braking surface diameter is within specifications, drums should be cleaned and inspected for cracks, scores, deep grooves, taper, out of round and heat spotting. If drums are cracked or heat spotted, they must be replaced.

    Minor scores should be removed with ...

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

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

    Do not reuse the bolts and cap straps for either the center U-joint or the rear U-joint. Install new bolts and cap straps or damage to the vehicle may occur. There is a difference in length of the head of the replacement yoke strap bolts from the production bolts. The longer head pinion bolts can be used in either location.

    • Remove driveshaft.
    • Clamp bearing cup removal tool No...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections -> Symptom Test
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow scan tool manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification

    Refer to Fig. , for diagnostic trouble code identification.

    Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector), and follow the scan tool manufacturer's instructions.

    Symptom Test

    Refer to Fig. , for symptom test charts.

    Intermittent & Poor Connections

    Intermittents

    Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspec...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 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.

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Loosen band clamp and remove air filter element, tray and inlet snorkel.
    • Disconnect transmission shift cable and adjustment lock from transmission manual control lever.
    • Disconnect transmission shift cable rotating slide snap and position aside transmissi...

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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 -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

    The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. If the lamp remains...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

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

    • Drain engine cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Remove lefthand splash shield, then place a suitable container below transaxle.
    • Loosen hose clamps at transaxle, then pull hoses off to allow coolant to drain.
    • Recover A/C refrigerant.
    • Match mark hood latch position prior to removal of bolts.
    • Loosen hood latch nut, then remove hood latch bolts and position hood latch aside.
    • Detach wiring harness pin-type retainers, then remove radiator support bracket bolt.
    • Remove front impact severity sensor bolt.
    • Disconnect electrical connector and remove front impact severity sensor.
    • Remove bolt...

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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+.

    Steering Wheel Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GASSteering Wheel Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn Switch
  • Audio/Climate Control Switch
  • Steering wheel/Speed Control Switch
  • Airbag Sliding Contact
  • Connector C203
  • Luggage Compartment Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GASLuggage Compartment Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 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 XLS 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Smart Junction Box
  • Audio Control Module
  • Satellite Digital Audio Receiver System Module
  • Front Control Interface Module
  • Front Display Interface Module
  • 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Smart Junction Box
  • Audio Control Module
  • Satellite Digital Audio Receiver System Module
  • Front Control Interface Module
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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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