Ford Escort Service and Repair Manual

Routine maintenance and servicin

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Central Fuel Injection (CFI) unit - removal and refitting
Note: Refer to the precautions at the end of Section 1 before proceeding. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 Remove the air cleaner assembly. 3 Depressurise the fuel system as desc ...

Handbrake - adjustment
1 Adjustment of the handbrake is normally automatic by means of the self-adjusting mechanism working on the rear brake shoes. 2 However, due to cable stretch, occasional inspection of the handbrak ...

Fluid leak check (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)
1 Visually inspect the engine joint faces, gaskets and seals for any signs of water or oil leaks. Pay particular attention to the areas around the rocker cover, cylinder head, oil filter and sump ...