How to Fix the Brake-Shift Interlock in a 2001 Ford Escort?

Answer In 2001 Ford cut the Escort, but oddly enough the Escort body remained on the ZX2, once the Escort ZX2. Because this body is the same as the Escort, many owners incorrectly refer to it as an “Esc... Read More »

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How to Remove the Transmission in a 2001 Ford Escort?

The 2001 Ford Escort was a compact four-door sedan with a lightweight design. It was manufactured with a 2-liter straight-four engine and a four-speed automatic transmission. The transmission coupl... Read More »

How to Locate an Oxygen Sensor for a 2001 Ford Escort?

Locating the oxygen sensors in the 2001 Ford Escort can be a challenge if you do not know what you are looking for. The 2001 Escort uses two oxygen sensors. While they are not interchangeable, they... Read More »

How to Change the Fuel Filter on a 2001 Ford Escort?

Ford equipped the 2001 model-year Escort with an inline fuel filter. The fuel filter contains a fine-mesh material, which traps foreign matter that enters the filter with the gasoline. Left unfilte... Read More »

How to Replace the Serpentine Belt on a 2001 Ford Escort?

The 2001 Ford Escort has one complete serpentine belt instead of three different belts. The serpentine belt controls all of the main accessories on the front of the engine. The serpentine belt has ... Read More »