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Ford Escape: Fuel System - General Information / General Procedures - Fuel Tank Draining

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

292-00004
Fuel Tanker 100 GPM

Draining




  1.   WARNING: Before beginning any service procedure in this section, refer to Safety Warnings in section 100-00 General Information. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.

    Refer to: Gasoline and Gasoline-Ethanol Fuel Systems Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
    Refer to: Battery Disconnect and Connect (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, General Procedures).
  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
    Refer to: Jacking and Lifting - Overview (100-02 Jacking and Lifting, Description and Operation).
    • NOTE: The supplemental refueling adapter is located in the luggage compartment.

      Install the supplemental refueling adapter and a length of semi-rigid fuel drain tube into the Easy Fuel (capless) fuel tank filler pipe.
    • Attach the Fuel Storage Tanker to the fuel drain tube and drain as much fuel as possible from the Easy Fuel (capless) fuel tank filler pipe, lowering the fuel level below the fuel tank inlet spout.


  1. NOTICE: Only use the specified general equipment.

    NOTE: Be prepared to collect escaping fulid.

    NOTE: wrap the fuel line connector with a shop towel to absorb any residual fuel pressure during the removal of the fuel line.

    Loosen the clamp and disconnect the hose. Position the hose aside.
    Torque: 33 lb.in (3.7 Nm)
  1. NOTICE: Make sure the open end of the hose is secured above the fluid level in the reservoir.

    NOTICE: Use suitable paper absorb any escaping fluid.

    Insert the hose from the fuel storage tanker and siphon the fuel through the hose.
    Use Special Service Tool: 292-00004  Fuel Tanker 100 GPM.

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