Question about 2003 Ford Escape
I bought this car 2003 escape used and I love it,but recently I noticed that when I step on my break and make a left turn I can hear a grinding sound.On top of that the airbag light is on and off as well as the emergency break.
The grinding noise could be indicative that the brake pads have worn off and the metal backing is grinding with the brake disc. This is further supported by the emergency brake light indicator which would illuminate (even when emergency/park brake is not engaged) when the brake fluid is low or the pads are too thin or gone (as in your probable case). Even though the grinding sound is only on the left side, it would be to your advantage to repalce both sides. Additionally, pls have the disc themselves checked as they may need re-surfacing.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
Good luck and kind regards.
Thank you for using FixYa.
Posted on Jul 12, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 22, 2013 | 2000 Buick Regal
Jun 24, 2012 | 2003 Pontiac Grand Am
Jun 04, 2010 | 2003 Ford Escape
Jul 26, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Jul 26, 2009 | Ford Escape Cars & Trucks
Jun 26, 2009 | 2002 Pontiac Grand Am
Jun 11, 2008 | 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid
Dec 21, 2015 | 2003 Ford Escape
414 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: