EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Open Hood How To 2001-2004 Ford Escape

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

This video shows you how to open the hood in your 2004 Ford Escape. Popping the hood on your Escape is a two step process, you need to release the hood latch inside your Escape and then you need to release the safety latch under your hood in the front of your Escape. The video above shows you the location of both hood latches. Sometimes, the hood on Fords gets stuck and won't pop up after the interior latch is released. If this occurs on your Escape, simply pull up on the hood and it should pop up for you to release the second latch. Sometimes, especially on older Escapes, you may have difficulty getting your hood to latch when you close it. In this case, the interior release lever on your 2004 Ford Escape is probably stuck in the "open" position - push the release lever back and forth several times and then try to close your hood.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • Add Brake Fluid: 2001-2004 Ford Escape
    Add brake fluid

    If your brake fluid is a little low, learn how to add some here. Ignoring a low level leads to big problems

    2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L V6
  • How to Clean Battery Corrosion: 2001-2004 Ford Escape
    Clean the gunk off of your battery

    If your battery has green or white cruddy deposits, it is probably not getting enough juice from and will likely wear out sooner

    2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L V6
  • Third Brake Light Bulb Change Ford Escape (2001-2004)
    Change center stop light

    Don't be the guy with your third brake light burnt out

    2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L V6
  • Fix Antifreeze Leaks: 2001-2004 Ford Escape
    Try this cheap fix for leaks

    Animals love the sweet smell of antifreeze, too bad it's toxic! Fix your minor leaks

    2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L V6
  • Rear Turn Signal Replacement Ford Escape (2001-2004)
    Change a rear blinker

    Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

    2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L V6
  • Check Power Steering Level Ford Escape (2001-2004)
    Check power steering fluid level

    Power steering fluid is easy to check and many people (mechanics included) often forget about - learn how here

    2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L V6
  • See all videos for the 2004 Ford Escape
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools
phone holders screwdriver bit sets consoles and organizers socket sets sun shades gloves flares and flashers polishes & waxes