Under the Hood

The Escort sedan comes with a 114-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, and the ZX2 uses a dual-camshaft version that generates 130 hp. A five-speed manual transmission is standard, and a four-speed automatic is optional.Antilock brakes also are optional.

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    Bumper - removal and refitting
    Front bumper Models up to 1987 1 Remove the radiator grille panel. 2 Disconnect the battery negative lead, then disconnect the wiring plugs from the indicators, and where applicable the foglamps ...

    Changing the wiper blades
    Windscreen wiper blades CAUTIONS: Set the windscreen wipers in the service position to change the wiper blades. CAUTIONS: You can use the service position in winter to provide easier access to ...

    Switching off the engine
    Vehicles with a turbocharger CAUTION: Do not switch the engine off when it is running at high speed. If you do, the turbocharger will continue running after the engine oil pressure has dropped t ...