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Ford Escape: Body Repairs - General Information / Description and Operation - Sealer, Underbody Protection Material and Adhesives

NOTE: The following illustrations are examples of structural adhesive and sealer applications and are not all inclusive.

Sealers and Adhesives

The correct adhesive bonding and sealing is essential to repairing the vehicle correctly. Adhesives and sealers are used in many areas of the body structure. In addition to providing a structural bond or seal between components, adhesives and sealers can also help prevent wind noise, water leaks, exhaust fumes and dust from entering the vehicle. They also provide anti-corrosion barriers.

Hood Sealer


Front Door Sealer


Rear Door Sealer


Liftgate Sealer


Dash Panel and Floor Pan Sealer


Roof and Body Side Sealer

Sound Deadener Materials

Sound deadening materials are necessary for NVH control of vehicles. It is paintable, very durable and has good resistance to abrasion. This material may be applied in many manners. It may be sprayed, rolled or brushed on (obtain locally).

Floor Pan NVH Control


Front Door NVH Control


Rear Door NVH Control


Roof NVH Control

    Description and Operation - Plastic Repairs

    Plastic Components The following illustration(s) are not all-inclusive of trim levels available. The actual trim level of the vehicle will determine the viability of carrying out a plastics repair...

    General Procedures - Inspection And Repair After Collision Without Supplemental Restraint Deployment

    Inspection If airbags deploy. Refer to: Inspection and Repair after a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Deployment (501-20B) . NOTE: Deployable devices such as airbags, pretensioners and inflatable belt inflators, may deploy alone or in various combinations depending on the impact event...

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    Ford Escape 2020-2024 Owners Manual: Calculating Payload


    Tire and Loading Label Information Example: Payload is the combined weight of cargo and passengers that your vehicle is carrying. The maximum payload for your vehicle appears on the Tire and Loading label. The label is either on the B-pillar or the edge of the driver door...

    Ford Escape 2020-2024 Owners Manual: Tire Replacement Requirements


    Your vehicle is equipped with tires designed to provide a safe ride and handling capability. WARNING: Only use replacement tires and wheels that are the same size, load index, speed rating and type (such as P-metric versus LT-metric or all-season versus all-terrain) as those originally provided by Ford...

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    Under Hood Fuse Box

    Locating the Under Hood Fuse Box

    Ford Escape. Under Hood Fuse Box

    Accessing the Under Hood Fuse Box

    Ford Escape. Under Hood Fuse Box

    Pull the latch toward you and remove the top cover.

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