On the passenger side near the radiator (below some A/C lines if equiped) you will see a white container with a black cap and few lines coming out the bottom. That's where the Power Steering fluid goes. Clean off around the cap first before you remove it (to prevent dirt and crap from falling inside). Fill as needed.
I was looking at the 1999 Ford Escort Owner Guide ( for North America ) It shows that Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid So , the answer would be ( Yes )
Ford escort has a power steering fluid capacity of one point. The manufacturer recommends that you never overfill the power steering fluid.
According to the 1998 Ford Escort Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid )
Power Steering Pump Reservoir.
If it doesn't specifically say power steering fluid only you can use Mercon automatic transmission fluid.
Use mercron automatic tranmission fluid and do not overfill.
Unless the cap on the reservoir says use Power Steering Fluid only use Mercon Automatic Transmission Fluid.
Use a turkey baster to suck old fluid out, refill with new fluid.
According to the Owner Guide , Motorcraft Ford type " F " Automatic Transmission and Power Steering Fluid ( Ford specification , ESW-M2C33-F )
You can use any kind of PS fluid you want as long as it's labeled, "Power Steering fluid".
Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid in the automatic and manual transaxles according to the 1999 Ford Escort owners manual
According to the 1999 Ford E-350 Owner Guide ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid ) is used as the power steering fluid
put it in the thing next to the oil thing.
why is my escort so light on the power steering
If your not sure where to add PS fluid, drive to your local auto parts store and they will help you. Don't put it in the wrong place! You could do damage!
The 1995 Escort did not have power steering.
under the hood on the left side near the front is a pump -the cap should say power steering fluid on the top (daddmac)
Transmission fluid is contained in the transmission itself, there is no separate reservoir.
Mercon V ATF fluid
On a 1995 Ford Escort : The brake fluid reservoir is also the clutch fluid reservoir
On a 1996 Ford Escort : The power steering fluid goes in the power steering fluid reservoir , at the front of the engine compartment , on the passenger side of the vehicle ( looking from the front of the vehicle it is the reservoir on the RIGHT) * With the 1.9 liter engine the reservoir on the left is the engine coolant reservoir and with the 1.8 liter engine the reservoir on the left is the windshield washer fluid reservoir , but with both engines the power steering fluid reservoir is the container to the RIGHT , looking from the FRONT of the vehicle
Change the fluid and filter every 36,000 miles.
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The capacity with a filter change is 4.1 Qts.