2002 Ford Escape Overview


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2002 Ford Escape Overview

The 2002 Ford Escape continued to target younger drivers looking for a smaller, more nimble, zippier SUV. Among competitors in the compact sport-utility vehicle class, though, the '02 Escape offered a roomier-than-average passenger and cargo capacity.

Under the hood, the '02 Ford Escape offered the 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder Zetec with a 130-horsepower output. Buyers could upgrade to the 3.0 liter, 24-valve Duratec V-6, clocked at 200 horsepower and 200 lb.-ft. of torque.

Trims available on the 2002 Escape were the XLS and XLT; four-wheel drive was available as an option on both trims. ABS front-disc brakes gave the Escape great stopping power, and optional front-side airbags added security. Even with 4WD and all the extras, though, the 2002 Escape wasn't a great off-road vehicle. The Escape's real appeal was to drivers looking for reliable transportation and fuel efficiency.


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    Where Is The Fuse For The 12v Power Outlet On The Ford Escape?

    The 12V power outlet below the cigarette lighter in my 2002 Ford Escape is no longer working. I looked at the fuse map in the manual, and I cannot find where the fuse is for it. Any help is much app...

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    How Do I Get My Car Back In Park?

    I think I put a little pressure on the gear shifter before I had the break pedal all the way down.And somehow I have the car locked in rev..The break lights come on when you depress the padel and th...

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    2002 Ford Escape Egr Tube

    Removal of egr valve tube and how to do it

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    About Transmission

    I have a 2002 xlt sport Ford escape 3.0 4x4 and a transmission it's asking me was it thru 11/18/01 or 11/19/01 id

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    Rear Passenger Door Won't Open

    I have a 2002 ford escape that I can not get the rear passenger door to open. I watched the videos on YouTube and it didn't work. What can I do to get it open?

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