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Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-20

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 29.4-FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 4.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder: 0.050''

Brake fluid

  • Type: High-Performance DOT 3 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid/ ESA-M6C25-A and DOT 3

  • Capacity: Fill to line in reservoir

Coolant

  • Type: Motorcraft Premium Engine Coolant (green-colored) or Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant (yellow-colored)

  • Capacity:

  • Automatic Transaxles: 6.0L (6.3 quarts)

  • Manual Transaxles: 5.0L (5.3 quarts)

Fuel

  • Capacity: 48.5L (12.8 gallons)

Power Steering Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF XT-2-QDX MERCON
  • Capacity: Fill to line on reservoir 

Transmission Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF

  • Capacity

  • Automatic Transaxle: 3.9L (4.1 quarts)

  • Manual Transaxle: 3.35L (3.55 quarts)

Windshield Washer Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft Premium Windshield Washer Concentrate ZC-32-A WSB-M8B16–A2

  • Capacity: 2.2L (2.32 quarts)

Door latch, hood latch, auxiliary hood latch, trunk latch, seat tracks

  • Type: Multi Purpose Grease XG-4 or XL-5/ ESB-M1C93-B or  ESR-M1C159-A 

Automatic Transaxle

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF XT-2-QDX/ MERCON

Manual Transaxle

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF XT-2-QDX MERCON

Constant Velocity Joint

  • Type: CV Joint Grease XG-5 WSS-M1C258–A1

Lock Cylinder

  • Type: Penetrating and Lock Lubricant/ XL-1

Powertrain


Engine

  • 1.3 L Endura-E I4

  • 1.4 L CVH-PTE I4

  • 1.6 L Zetec I4

  • 1.8 L Zetec I4

  • 2.0 L I4 DOHC

  • 1.8 L Endura D diesel I4

  • 1.8 L Endura D turbodiesel I4

  • 1.8 L Endura D TDDi I4.

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual

  • 3-speed automatic

Fuel Consumption


FORD ESCORT FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


Ford Escort Safety Ratings

References


  1. 2003 Ford Escort Owners Manual 

  2. Ford Escort Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

Lights

Front Lights

  •  Front Fog Light Bulb: 881

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3457AK

  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: 9007LL

Rear Lights

  • ​​​​​​Back Up Light Bulb: 3156K

  • Brake Light Bulb

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3157K

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 921

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3457AK

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157K

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157K

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157K

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb:

    • 578

    • DE3175

  • Engine Compartment Light Bulb: 906

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 194

  • Instrument Panel Light Bulb:

    • 161

    • 194

  • Map Light Bulb: 168

  • Trunk Light Bulb: 13050