How to Adjust a Hand Brake in a Ford Escape?

Answer The Ford Escape is equipped with either a traditional front disc/rear drum or a four-wheel disc with drum in hat parking brake function. Either system applies the parking brake by expanding a set o... Read More »

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How to Add Brake Fluid to My 2003 Ford Escape?

In 2001, Ford released the Escape, giving customers a smaller SUV choice than the existing Explorer and Expedition models. The 2003 Escape came standard with a front-wheel drive system and a 127-ho... Read More »

How to Put Brake Pads on a 2001 Ford Escape?

The brake pads on a 2001 Ford Escape are designed like most other disk brake systems: once the material wears down to the backing plate, it will begin to squeal and will require replacement. The Fo... Read More »

How do I Replace Ford Escape Brake Light?

The Ford Escape's brake light bulb is stored inside the taillight case on the back of the vehicle. This case also holds the backup lamp and the rear turn signal bulb. Ford doesn't specify a replace... Read More »

How to Replace Ford Escape Rear Brake Pads?

The Ford Escape braking system includes all-wheel disc brakes. While disc brakes offer a higher level of braking performance, namely shorter stopping distance, replacing the brake pads in the rear ... Read More »