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Ford Escape: Front Disc Brake / Removal and Installation - Front Brake Flexible Hose

Removal

  WARNING: Service actions on vehicles equipped with electronic brake booster and electronic parking brakes may cause unexpected brake application, which could result in injury to hands or fingers. Put the brake system into service mode prior to servicing or removing any brake components. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.

NOTICE: Make sure that all openings are sealed.

NOTICE: Make sure that the brake hose is not twisted and is correctly located.

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

Vehicle with Electric Brake Booster

  1. Activate the brake service mode.
    Refer to: Brake Service Mode Activation and Deactivation (206-00 Brake System - General Information, General Procedures).

All vehicles

  1. Remove the wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. NOTICE: Make sure that all openings are sealed.

    NOTICE: Take extra care not to damage the mating faces.

    NOTICE: Make sure that the brake hose is not twisted and is correctly located.

    Remove the bolt and disconnect the brake hose. Discard the washers.
    Torque: 30 lb.ft (40 Nm)

    1. NOTICE: Note the routing of the lines and hoses.

      Disconnect the brake tube fitting.
      Torque: 159 lb.in (18 Nm)
    1. NOTE: Make sure a new bolt is installed.

      Remove the brake flexible hose bracket bolt.
      Torque: 97 lb.in (11 Nm)
    1. Remove the brake hose clip and the brake flexible hose.

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Vehicle with Electric Brake Booster

  1. Deactivate the brake service mode.
    Refer to: Brake Service Mode Activation and Deactivation (206-00 Brake System - General Information, General Procedures).

All vehicles

  1. Bleed the brake system.
    Refer to: Brake System Pressure Bleeding - Vehicles With: Electric Brake Booster (206-00 Brake System - General Information, General Procedures).
    Refer to: Brake System Pressure Bleeding - Vehicles With: Vacuum Brake Booster (206-00 Brake System - General Information, General Procedures).

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