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Ford Escort Service

Updated: Jan 2013

Ford Escort Common Problem Areas and Service Costs

Do you need to understand Ford Escort problem areas and related costs of repair? Ford Escort forums and owner posts [1] [2] [3] identify the following repairs and maintenance work as frequent areas of inquiry and concern. Follow the linked task descriptions for itemized 2013 cost estimates prepared specifically for the Ford Escort.

Service AreaRepair Frequency (Miles)Relative Cost
Replace Escort Timing Belt68,000 - 90,000$$$
Replace Escort Clutch74,000 - 98,000$$$$
Replace Escort Alternator88,000 - 118,000$$

Ford Escort Maintenance and Repair Services

The links below reference 2013 cost calculators for Ford Escort service and repair tasks. Get an INSTANT, itemized job cost breakdown for specified part quality (aftermarket, Ford OEM, etc.) and labor source (independent, authorized Ford dealer, etc.). Estimates are based on benchmark service technician productivity levels and wages in your area.

 
Brakes
Replace Escort Brakes
Replace Escort Brake Pads
Replace Escort Rotors
Escort Disk Brake Job
Escort Complete Brake Job
Flush Escort Brake System
Replace Escort Brake Pads And Rotors

Climate Control
Replace Escort Heater Core
Replace Escort AC Compressor
Recharge Escort AC Compressor

Drivetrain
Rebuild Escort Transmission
Replace Escort Transmission
Replace Escort Clutch
Flush Escort Transmission

Electrical
Replace Escort Battery
Replace Escort Headlight
Replace Escort Alternator
Replace Escort Starter Motor
 
Exhaust
Replace Escort Catalytic Converter
Replace Escort Muffler
Replace Escort Oxygen Sensor
Replace Escort Exhaust System

Powertrain
Replace Escort Timing Belt
Replace Escort Oil Pump
Replace Escort Head Gasket
Replace Escort Radiator
Replace Escort EGR Valve
Replace Escort Cambelt
Replace Escort Water Pump
Replace Escort Fuel Filter
Replace Escort Fuel Pump
Replace Escort Serpentine Belt
Replace Escort Spark Plugs
Replace Escort Thermostat
Replace Escort Mass Air Flow Sensor
Flush Escort Coolant System
Flush Escort Radiator
Replace Escort Motor Mounts
 
Steering and Suspension
Replace Escort Wheel Bearing
Replace Escort Ball Joints
Replace Escort CV Joint
Replace Escort Shocks
Replace Escort Struts

Other
Replace Escort Key
Escort Oil Change
Replace Escort Tires
Replace Escort Windshield
Replace Escort Front Bumper
Replace Escort Rear Bumper
Paint Escort Body Panel
Paint Escort Bumper Cover
Escort Minor Service
Escort Major Service

Ford Escort Maintenance, Repair and Service - References

The following Ford Escort resources were used to identify common problem areas and popular service options.


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