under the hood on the left side near the front is a pump -the cap should say Power Steering fluid on the top (daddmac)
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.
Refilling clutch fluid in a 1994 Ford Escort is very easy to do. The clutch fluid can be refilled by filling up the brake 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.
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 )
Take the hose off of the steering rack and plug it so the fluid won't run out and then take the other end of the hose off the steering pump.
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".
put it in the thing next to the oil thing.
why is my escort so light on the power steering
Department Of Transportation ( DOT ) 3
The 1995 Escort did not have power steering.
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
According to my 1991 through 1995 Haynes Ford Explorer repair manual : ( type " F " automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid )
Where is the instrument panel relay located on a 1994 ford escort
The reservoir should be next to the wash fluid tank. This would be on the passenger side close to the firewall.
dirty oil in system not drained from previous pump
NO ! ( My Ford Explorer uses automatic transmission fluid as the power steering fluid )
the transmission fluid for a 1996 ford escort is type MA.