Ford Escape Manuals
Ford Escape 2020-2024 Service Manual / Body and Paint / Body and Paint / Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems / Removal and Installation - Exterior Rear Door Handle Reinforcement

Ford Escape: Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems / Removal and Installation - Exterior Rear Door Handle Reinforcement

Removal

NOTE: LH (left-hand) side shown, RH (right-hand) side similar.

  1. Remove the rear door latch.
    Refer to: Rear Door Latch (501-14 Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems, Removal and Installation).
  1. NOTE: This step is only necessary when installing a new component.

    NOTE: Follow the unique instructions or graphic for this step in installation.

    Release the cable tension by turning the release screw until the handle lever releases from the stop.
    1. Turn the release screw until the handle lever releases from the stop.
    1. Release the handle lever from the stop.
  1. NOTE: This step is only necessary when installing a new component.


    Remove the exterior rear door handle reinforcement.
    1. Detach the cable from the exterior rear door handle reinforcement.
    1. Remove the cable eyelet from the lever.
    1. Press the locking tab down
    1. Slide the exterior front door handle reinforcement forward.
    1. Remove the exterior front door handle reinforcement.

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. NOTE: This step is only necessary when installing a new component.

    NOTE: This step must be done correctly or the exterior door handle will not engage the lever on installation.

    Position the exterior rear door handle reinforcement in the service position.
    1. While keeping tension on the cable and holding the handle lever in the engaged position against the stop.
    1. Turn the release screw until the handle lever is positioned against the stop.
  1. If the door is equipped with one touch up/down, carry out the power door window initialization. Refer to: Power Door Window Initialization - Vehicles With: One-Touch Open and Close Front Windows (501-11 Glass, Frames and Mechanisms, General Procedures).

    Removal and Installation - Exterior Rear Door Handle

    Removal NOTE: LH (left-hand) side shown, RH (right-hand) side similar. NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details. Remove the exterior rear door handle access plug...

    Removal and Installation - Front Door Latch

    Removal NOTE: LH (left-hand) side shown, RH (right-hand) side similar. NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details. Remove the front door window regulator and motor...

    Other information:

    Ford Escape 2020-2024 Service Manual: Removal and Installation - Exterior Rear Door Handle


    Removal NOTE: LH (left-hand) side shown, RH (right-hand) side similar. NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details. Remove the exterior rear door handle access plug. Remove the exterior rear door handle...

    Ford Escape 2020-2024 Service Manual: Removal and Installation - Roof Rear Frame


    Special Tool(s) / General Equipment 8 mm Drill Bit MIG/MAG Welding Equipment Spot Weld Drill Bit Locking Pliers Materials Name Specification Metal Bonding AdhesiveTA-1, TA-1-B, 3M™ 08115, LORD Fusor® 108B, Henkel Teroson EP 5055 -  Removal   WARNING: Electric vehicles damaged by a crash may have compromised high voltage safety systems an..

    Categories

    Symbols Glossary

    These are some of the symbols you may see on your vehicle.

    Ford Escape. Symbols Glossary Air conditioning system

    read more

    Copyright © 2024 www.fordescape4.com