Years of production: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Ford Motor Company is popularly known as Ford. It’s a well-known American automobile manufacturer that was founded by Henry Ford. The company was established in 1903.
Ford deals in both commercial and luxury range of cars. They sell commercial cars under the brand name Ford, while their luxury cars are sold under the Lincoln brand. One of the most popular ranges of cars by the company is Ford Escape. It is a compact crossover vehicle sold by Ford since 2000 over four generations.
Ford Escape is the second-generation range of crossover vehicles. It was first marketed in 2008. The company continued the production till 2012, after which they took the vehicle to the next generation.
The second-generation Ford Escape was first revealed at the 2006 Los Angeles International Auto Show. The car was designed based on the CD2 platform and the same followed for all the current Escape models as well.
Ford Escape was designed with a lot of innovative features. One of the important ones was the electronic stability control system. This was included in Escape 2008. The company later updated the car model and made a few changes. This included a new grille design with larger headlamps in the front. Not just that, but they also re-designed the sides with rounder wheels arches and cleaner lines.
They even made changes to the interior of the car. This included the addition of the Ford Family navigation system.
The 2008 Escape is one of the first cars to feature Ford’s pull-drift steering mode. This was an enhancement made with the help of software control to the Electric Power Steering system. The company ended production on the second-generation in 2011. For over 4 generations, Escape has offered customers a comfortable experience. It is one of the best range of Ford cars available.
|1||30A||Not used (spare)|
|2||15A||Brake on/off switch|
|5||10A||Keypad illumination, Brake shift interlock (BSI), Passenger compartment fuse panel|
|6||20A||Turn signals, Stop lamps|
|7||10A||Low beam headlamps (left)|
|8||10A||Low beam headlamps (right)|
|11||10A||Four wheel drive|
|12||7.5A||Power mirror switch|
|13||5A||Not used (spare)|
|14||10A||FCIM (radio buttons), Front display module, GPS module|
|16||15A||Not used (spare)|
|17||20A||All lock motor feeds, Liftgate release, Liftglass release|
|23||15A||High beam headlamps|
|26||10A||Instrument panel cluster|
|29||5A||Instrument panel cluster|
|30||5A||Not used (spare)|
|31||10A||Restraints control module|
|32||10A||Rear video camera module|
|33||10A||Not used (spare)|
|34||5A||Not used (spare)|
|35||10A||Four wheel drive, Electric power assist steering (EPAS), Park aid module, Active park assist module|
|36||5A||Passive anti-theft system (PATS) transceiver|
|38||20A||Subwoofer/Amp (premium radio)|
|39||20A||Radio, Radio amplifier (navigation only)|
|40||20A||Front power point|
|41||15A||Driver/passenger door lock switches, Automatic dimming mirror, Compass, Ambient lighting, Moon roof, Camera display in mirror|
|42||10A||Not used (spare)|
|43||10A||Rear wiper logic, Heated seats relay, Instrument cluster|
|44||10A||Not used (spare)|
|45||5A||Front wiper logic, Blower motor relay|
|46||7.5A||Occupant classification system (OCS), Passenger airbag deactivation indicator (PADI)|
|47||30A||Circuit Breaker Power windows|
|48||—||Delayed accessory relay|
The power distribution box is located in the engine compartment. The power distribution box contains high-current fuses that protect your vehicle’s main electrical systems from overloads.
|A||80A||Midi Electronic power steering module (EPAS)|
|B||125A||Midi Passenger compartment fuse panel|
|3||20A**||Rear power point (center console)|
|5||10A*||Powertrain control module (PCM) – keep alive power, PCM relay, Canister vent|
|8||20A*||Trailer tow parking lamps|
|9||50A**||Anti-lock brake system (ABS)|
|14||15A*||Trailer tow turn lamps|
|16||40A**||Cooling fan 1|
|17||40A**||Cooling fan 2|
|20||—||A/C clutch relay|
|21A||—||Rear defroster relay|
|27||10A*||PCM – general powertrain components malfunction indicator lamp|
|28||20A*||PCM – emission related powertrain components malfunction indicator lamp|
|30A||—||Cooling fan 1 relay|
|30C||—||Cooling fan main relay|
|30D||—||Cooling fan 2 relay|
|31A||—||Reverse lamp relay|
|31C||—||Trailer tow left turn relay|
|31D||—||Trailer tow right turn relay|
|31E||—||Trailer tow park relay|
|31F||—||Liftgate latch relay|
|35||10A*||Run/start, Reverse lamps, Rear defrost relay|
* Mini fuse ** Cartridge fuse