1. Getting Started - Prepare for the repair
2. Remove Bulb - Steps to remove a burnt out bulb
3. Helpful Hints - How to find replacement bulb type and other hints
4. Replace Bulb - Procedures to replace the new bulb
5. More Info. - Additional information on changing reverse lights
The reverse light is the white light that lights up when your Escort is in reverse. The video above shows you how to change the reverse light in your 2002 Ford Escort. These bulbs burn out occasionally and help you see when you are backing up. The reverse light gets dimmer over time and we suggest changing them in pairs.
Try not to touch the glass part of the new bulb with your finger when changing the reverse light in your Escort, the oil in your finger will cause the that part of the reverse light bulb to burn hotter out therefore burn out quicker. Using gloves or a piece of paper towel will limit the potential of touching the bulb.
Hans Angermeier has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road.
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