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2002 Ford escape Timing Belt Removal

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Download 1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02. 2. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01. 3. Remove the air cleaner outlet pipe. For additional information, refer to Section 303-12. 4. Remove the spark plugs. For additional information, refer to Section 303-07A. 5. Disconnect the throttle cables. If equipped, disconnect the speed control actuator cable. Disconnect the accelerator cable. 6. Disconnect the catalyst monitor and heated oxygen sensor electrical connectors. Detach the electrical connectors from the bracket. 7. Remove the wiring harness anchors from the valve cover studs and position the wiring harness aside. 8. Remove the valve cover. 1. Remove the studbolts. 2. Remove the bolts. 9. CAUTION: The valve cover sealing surfaces are soft materials. Do not use abrasive grinding discs to remove gasket material. Use only a plastic scraping tool. Do not scratch or gouge sealing surfaces or oil leaks can occur.