Ford Escort 1986 1989 Workshop Manual PDF

Chapter 1
Routine maintenance and servicing
Air cleaner element renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Alternator drivebelt check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Automatic transmission fluid level check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Automatic transmission selector mechanism check . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Battery check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Brake components check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Brake fluid renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Contact breaker points adjustment - models with contact
breaker distributor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Contact breaker points renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Coolant renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Crankcase emission control filter renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Distributor lubrication - models with contact breaker distributor . .12
Driveshaft check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Engine oil and filter renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Exhaust manifold nut check - RS Turbo models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Exhaust system check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Fluid leak check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Fluid level checks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Front brake disc pad check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Fuel filter renewal - fuel injection engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
Hinge and lock check and lubrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Idle speed and mixture adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Ignition system components check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Ignition timing check - models with contact breaker distributor . . .14
Intensive maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Manual transmission oil level check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Oil filler cap cleaning - OHV and HCS engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Rear brake shoe lining check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Road test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Roadwheel check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Seat belt check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Spark plug renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Spark plug renewal - RS Turbo models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Suspension and steering check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Timing belt renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Turbocharger-to-manifold nut check - RS Turbo models . . . . . . . .23
Tyre checks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Valve clearance adjustment - OHV and HCS engines . . . . . . . . . . .21
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Easy, suitable for
novice with little
experience
Fairly easy, suitable
for beginner with
some experience
Fairly difficult, suitable
for competent DIY
mechanic
Difficult, suitable for
experienced DIY
mechanic
Very difficult,
suitable for expert DIY
or professional
Degrees of difficulty
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