How to Replace 1999 Ford Escort Brake Shoes?

Answer The 1999 Ford Escort comes with front-wheel disc brakes and rear-wheel drum brakes. Drum brakes are used in the back of the vehicle because only about 30 percent of the Ford Escort's stopping power... Read More »

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How to Replace Rear Brake Shoes in a 1999 Ford Taurus?

If you hear a grinding noise coming from the rear end of your Ford Taurus, it may be time to change the rear brake shoes. Brake shoes are curved pieces of metal that are mashed against the brake dr... Read More »

How to Replace Rear Brake Shoes on a 1999 Ford Contour?

The 1999 Ford Contour uses disc brakes on the front of the car and drum brakes on the rear. Although drum brakes are less efficient than disc brakes, the rear brakes only bear about 30 percent of t... Read More »

How to Replace the Alternator on a 1999 Ford Escort ZX2?

Replacing the alternator in your Ford Escort may be required if the alternator is making grinding noises or dragging. The alternator is responsible for charging the battery as well as providing pow... Read More »

How to Replace a 1999 Ford Escort Ignition?

When you sit inside your 1999 Ford Escort, insert your key into the ignition switch and turn it, the ignition switch completes an electrical signal that goes from the battery to the starter. When t... Read More »