Escape 4WD L4-2.5L (2010)
5. Remove the short brake tubes and install the brake outlet tubes.
Tighten the master cylinder brake tube fittings to specifications. Refer to Specifications.
6. Place a box-end wrench on the master cylinder bleeder screw and attach a rubber drain hose to the bleeder screw. Submerge the free end of the
rubber hose into the master cylinder reservoir.
7. Fill the master cylinder reservoir with clean, specified brake fluid.
8. Have an assistant pump the brake pedal until clear fluid flows from the rubber hose, without air bubbles.
9. Tighten the bleeder screw to specifications. Refer to Specifications. Remove the rubber hose and install the bleeder screw cap.
10. Bleed the brake system. For additional information, refer to Brake System Bleeding See: Brake System Bleeding.
WARNING: Do not use any fluid other than clean brake fluid meeting manufacturer's specification. Additionally, do not use brake fluid that
has been previously drained. Following these instructions will help prevent system contamination, brake component damage and the risk of
serious personal injury.
WARNING: Carefully read cautionary information on product label. For EMERGENCY MEDICAL INFORMATION seek medical advice. In
the USA or Canada on Ford/Motorcraft products call: 1-800-959-3673. For additional information, consult the product Material Safety Data
Sheet (MSDS) if available. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious personal injury.
WARNING: Do not allow the brake master cylinder to run dry during the bleeding operation. Master cylinder may be damaged if operated
without fluid, resulting in degraded braking performance. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.
NOTICE: Do not spill brake fluid on painted or plastic surfaces or damage to the surface may occur. If brake fluid is spilled onto a painted or
plastic surface, immediately wash the surface with water.
NOTE: It is not necessary to do a complete brake system bleed if only the brake caliper was disconnected or installed new.
1. Remove the bleeder screw cap and place a box-end wrench on the bleeder screw. Attach a rubber drain hose to the bleeder screw and submerge the
free end of the hose in a container partially filled with clean, specified brake fluid.