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.
Important safety notes
WARNING If you tow the vehicle, you must use a rigid towing bar if: the engine is not running. there is a brake system malfunction. there is a malfunction in the power supply or the vehi ...
Front fog light switch
(If installed) To turn on the front fog lights, push the switch. They will light when the headlight switch is in the second position and the ignition key is in the "ON" position. N ...
Driver And Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag Inflator Units
The Driver And Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag Inflator Units are located in the center of the steering wheel and on the right side of the instrument panel. When the ORC detects a collision requ ...