Rear parcel shelf - removal and refitting
1 Open the tailgate fully and disengage the parcel shelf lifting strap loops from the tailgate retaining knobs.
2 Lift out the parcel shelf pivot pins from their notches in the support brackets and withdraw the shelf.
3 Pull each strap loop through its hole in the rear edge of the shelf by disengaging the upper and lower retaining collars.
4 The shelf brackets are secured with pop rivets which must be drilled out if the brackets are to be removed.
5 Refitting is a reversal of removal.
Anti-lock Braking System - description
1 From 1986 onward an anti-lock braking system is available as standard or optional equipment on certain Escort models. 2 The system comprises four main components: two modulators, one for each b ...
Timing chain and sprockets - removal and refitting
Note: Refer to the warning at the beginning of Section 5 before proceeding. A suitable puller will be required to remove the crankshaft pulley. A new crankshaft pulley bolt, a new timing chain ten ...
Pressure regulating valve (Saloon and Estate models) - removal
1 The brake pressure regulating valve is located within the engine compartment, just above the aperture in the wing inner panel through which the steering tie-rod passes. On pre-1986 models the va ...