Ford Escape Manuals

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

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Fuel Tanker 100 GPM


  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 (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.

    Diagnosis and Testing - Fuel System

    Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Chart Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices.REFER to: Diagnostic Methods (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation)...

    General Procedures - Fuel System Pressure Check

    Special Tool(s) / General Equipment 310-D009 (D95L-7211-A) Fuel Pressure Test Kit Check   WARNING: Before beginning any service procedure in this section, refer to Safety Warnings in section 100-00 General Information...

    Other information:

    Ford Escape 2020-2024 Owners Manual: First Stage: Reinflating the Tire with sealing compound and air

    WARNING: Do not stand directly over the kit while inflating the tire. If you notice any unusual bulges or deformations in the tire's sidewall during inflation, stop and call roadside assistance. WARNING: If the tire does not inflate to the recommended tire pressure within 15 minutes, stop and call roadside assistance...

    Ford Escape 2020-2024 Service Manual: Removal and Installation - Wheel Studs

    Removal NOTE: Wheel studs are not serviceable separately. Wheel bearing and wheel hub assembly must be replaced. Remove the front wheel bearing and wheel hub. Refer to: Front Wheel Bearing and Wheel Hub (204-01 Front Suspension, Removal and Installation)...


    Push Button Ignition Switch

    Ford Escape. Push Button Ignition Switch

    Switching the Ignition Off

    When the ignition is on or in accessory mode, press the push button ignition switch once without your foot on the brake pedal.

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