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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

    Disc Brakes -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Noise -> Brake Pedal Eases Down Slowly -> Brake Pedal Goes Down Fast -> Brakes Drag -> Brakes Lock Up During Light Brake Pedal Force -> Brakes Pull Or Drift -> Excessive Brake Pedal Effort -> Excessive Or Erratic Brake Pedal Travel -> Red Brake Warning Indicator Always On
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

    Brakes Pull Or Drift

    • Tire air pressure.
    • Wheel alignment.
    • Brake pads, shoes or linings.
    • Brake or suspension components.

    Red Brake Warning Indicator Always On

    • Instrument cluster.
    • Warning indicator circuit.
    • Parking brake.
    • Brake fluid level.

    Brake Pedal Goes Down Fast

    • Brake fluid level.
    • Air in system.
    • Brake master cylinder fault.
    • Normal RABS or ABS function.

    Brake Pedal Eases Down Slowly

    • Air in system.
    • Brake master cylinder fault.
    • Normal RABS or ABS function.

    Brakes Lock Up During Light Brake Pedal Force

    • Disc or drum brake component.
    • Parking brake component...

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

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 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

    Relearn Procedures -> TPMS Sensor Activation -> TPMS Sensor Training
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

    TPMS Sensor Activation

    To conserve battery power, the TPMS sensors will go into a sleep mode after approximately 30 minutes of inactivity. The sensors will not transmit tire pressure information while in sleep mode. The sensors must be activated to transmit the latest tire pressure information.

    • Place the ignition switch in the On position.
    • Position Ford TPMS activation tool, or equivalent, against the LF tire side wall 180° from the valve stem.
    • The TPMS activation tool will flash a green light and sound a beep for each successful response from a TPMS sensor.
    • Press the TPMS activat...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Limited 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 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 -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

    This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0 V6 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+.

    Transmission Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GASTransmission Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Turbine Shaft Speed Sensor
  • Output Shaft Speed Sensor
  • 4R70W Transmission
  • Digital Transmission Range Sensor
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor 12
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor Connector Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GASMass Air Flow Sensor Connector Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor Connector
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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:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Instrument Cluster
  • ABS Test Connector
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Power Steering Control Module
  • 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Smart Junction Box
  • Floor Shifter
  • Key In Ignition
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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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