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.
Floormat on the driver's side
WARNING Whenever you are using a floormat, make sure there is enough clearance and that the floormat is securely fastened. The floormat should always be securely fastened using the fastening ...
Power steering fluid level
The power steering fluid level should be checked regularly. To check the power steering fluid level, be sure the engine is "OFF", then check to make certain that the power steering f ...
FM-AM-SAT radio operation
When the radio band select button is pushed while the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position, the radio will come on at the channel last played. The last channel played will also come on ...