Ford Escape: Power distribution box - Fuses and relays - Roadside Emergencies - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord 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.

current fuses. WARNING: Always disconnect the battery before servicing high current fuses.

the cover to the Power Distribution Box before reconnecting the 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.

The high-current fuses are coded as follows.

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