Ford Escort Service and Repair Manual

Routine maintenance and servicin

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Rear axle tube (Van models) - removal and refitting
Removal 1 Raise the rear of the vehicle and support it on stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”). Remove the rear roadwheels. 2 Support the axle tube on a jack preferably of trolley type. 3 ...

Mixture adjustment check (Every 6000 miles (10 000 km) or 6 months)
Caution: Refer to the precautions in Section 1, Chapter 4, Part A or B (as applicable), before proceeding. Before carrying out any carburettor adjustments, ensure that the ignition timing and sp ...

Automatic transmission brake band adjustment (Every 24 000 miles (40 000 km) or 2 years)
Note: A brake band torque wrench - Ford tool No 17-005, or a conventional torque wrench and a splined socket of suitable size to fit the square section head of the adjuster screw(s) will be requir ...