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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 -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Cleaning & Inspection -> Disassemble -> E-150, E-250, E-350 & E-450 -> E-150, E-250, E-350 & E-550 -> E-450 -> E-550 -> E-Series -> Edge & MKX -> Escape & Mariner -> Expedition & Navigator -> Expedition, F-Super Duty, Motorhome & Navigator -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> Explorer Sport/Sport Trac -> Explorer, Explorer Sport/Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Ranger -> F-150 & Mark LT -> F-Super Duty & Motorhome -> Freestar & Monterey -> Front -> Inspection -> Installation -> Overhaul -> Ranger -> Rear -> Removal -> Replacement
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS

Replacement

Edge & MKX
  • Syphon and discard a portion of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Position frame side of C-clamp on inboard side of disc brake caliper. Do not place clamp frame over front brake hose.
  • Position screw side of C-clamp on outboard brake shoe and lining, then tighten C-clamp until there is enough clearance to remove caliper.
  • Remove front brake hose flow bolt, then disconnect and plug front brake hose. Discard copper washers.
  • Remove two caliper slide pins.
  • Slide brake shoe and lining out of front disc brake...

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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 XLT 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

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> TPMS Sensor -> TPMS Sensor Strap & Cradle
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3 L4 GAS

TPMS Sensor

Removal

Tire pressure sensors are manufactured in multiple colors based on their application. When installing a new sensor, make sure the color of the sensor being installed matches the color of the sensor that was removed. The different colored sensors are not interchangeable, Fig. .

  • Loosen the wheel and tire assembly lug nuts.
  • Raise and support the vehicle with jack stands.
  • Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  • Position the wheel and tire assembly on a suitable tire changing machine as follows:
    • On a paddle type tire machine, position the valve step at 12 o'clock or 6 ...

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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 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 -> Electronic Throttle Control ->
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0 V6 GAS

Electronic throttle displays when the system has malfunctioned and the engine has defaulted to a limp-home operation. On vehicles equipped with ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Escape AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at coolant adapter assembly.
  • Remove hose from coolant adapter assembly.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose from ...

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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+.

Transmission Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GASTransmission Diagram for 2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Output Shaft Speed Sensor
  • Output Shaft Speed Electrical 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:
  • Rear Wiper Motor
  • Multifunction Switch
  • Rear Washer Relay
  • Two-Way Washer Pump Motor
  • Up Wiper Relay
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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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