Ford Escape: Power distribution box
The power distribution box is located in the engine compartment. Refer to the Identifying components in the engine compartment section of the Maintenance and Specifications chapter for the location. The power distribution box contains high-current fuses that protect your vehicle’s main electrical systems from overloads.
WARNING: Always disconnect the battery before servicing high current fuses.
WARNING: To reduce risk of electrical shock, always replace the cover to the Power Distribution Box before reconnecting the battery or refilling fluid reservoirs.
The high-current fuses are coded as follows.
1 Turn the switch to the position: The front park, side marker, tail, license plate and instrument lights will come on. 2 Turn the switch to the position: Headlights will come on and all the ...
If the vehicle breaks down
If the vehicle breaks down on the road, move it to the shoulder and use the hazard warning flashers. Refer to “Hazard warning flasher switch” on page 3-64. If the engine stops/fails Vehicle operat ...
Hazard warning system
The hazard warning system should be used whenever you find it necessary to stop the car in a hazardous location. When you must make such an emergency stop, always pull off the road as far as ...